Protein Fudgsicles

Who doesn’t love the time of year when you want your sweet treat to be something right out of the freezer? I put my ice cream maker (although these are not made with it) in their last week and it’ll stay there throughout the summer (hint hint)!

These Fudgsicles got some serious rave reviews around here. Super fudge-like, the perfect sweet-ness, and has protein (which is a huge plus in our  book)!
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All you’ll need, equipment wise, is your blender, popsicle molds, and your freezer!
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ProteinFudgesiclesSummer goodness, right there! Melts in your mouth!

If you had to choose, what is your FAVORITE ice cream flavor?

Protein Fudgsicles

Total Time 0:00 Yields 6

Ingredients

Directions

  • 1. Heat coconut milk and chocolate and mix well to combine
  • 2. Transfer chocolate coconut milk mixture to the blender
  • 3. Add in protein powder, vanilla, and maple- blend until smooth
  • 4. Taste and adjust sweetener as desired
  • 5. Pour into popsicle molds and let freeze over night
  • Recipe Notes

  • Servings: 6
  • Amount per serving: 1
  • 181 calories
  • 12g fat
  • 8g carbs
  • 9g protein
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    Protein Breakfast Cake

    There are two things I find completely necessary for an on-the-go kind of morning. One being coffee (obviously), and two being a breakfast that will fuel me up.

    I often meal prep my egg nests or I’ll make a quick smoothie to-go. But then… I made this protein breakfast cake. It’s packed with protein and delicious flavors; it’s like eating dessert, but in the morning! You can make it on Sunday and store it in the refrigerator for the rest of the week! The perfect quick snack, or breakfast fuel.
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    Proteinbreakfastcake1What do you eat when you are rushing out the door?

    Protein Breakfast Cake

    Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 0:25 Yields 9

    Ingredients

    Optional Glaze

    Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350
  • 2. In a bowl combine dry ingredients
  • 3. Add in wet ingredients and mix to combine, fold in berries and chips
  • 4. Pour into greased baking dish and bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  • 5. Optional: heat coconut milk, add in raw honey and vanilla and set aside to let set for about 10 minutes
  • 6. Drizzle over cake
  • 7. Store cake in refrigerator
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    Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad

    Lately I am all about simple lunches. There is this little coffee shop by where I work, and the ladies there definitely inspired this dish. I popped in one day and saw a cran-walnut chicken salad on the menu, and a cup of it has been a reoccurring order whenever I go in. It’s something about the simplicity, yet that it is packed with the perfect sweet flavors and a nice hint of crunch and texture from the walnuts. A perfect mix of flavors, in my opinion!

    I love using my crock-pot to make all-purpose shredded chicken (especially for meal prep), or just throwing together some simple baked chicken. Add that homemade DIY mayonnaise in the mix and create a delicious, quick and easy, satisfying lunch.Cranberry Walnut Chicken SaladCranberry Walnut Chicken Salad

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    Cranberry Walnut Chicken SaladWhat is your favorite chicken salad variation? What is your favorite go-to quick & easy lunch?

    Creamy Green Smoothie

    The past week has been SUPER busy. So many exciting things going on I could just scream from holding it all in, but soon you’ll be in on it. Promise. Busy days means sometimes quick meals. The key to this is 1. meal prep and 2. stocking the fridge with good quality eats!

    I am all about the smoothies lately and I’ll be even more about them as it gets warmer out (counting down the days until Spring). To be honest, I’ve never really made green smoothies before. You can bet they will be making way more appearances. You don’t actually taste the greens {insert my love confession for my Vitamix here}! I wanted a nutrient-dense smoothie to give me some serious morning fuel and this smoothie does just that. Healthy fats, carbs, and protein. Win, win, win. 

    Creamy Green Smoothie

    Although not a dessert or a sweet, I’m going to categorize this as a Tuesday’s Treat because it tastes so good

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    Creamy Green SmoothieWhat are your favorite smoothie ingredients?

    Creamy Green Smoothie

    Prep Time 3 min Cook Time 2 min Total Time 0:05

    Ingredients

    Directions

  • 1. Place all ingredients in your high-speed blender and blend until smooth!
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    Paleo Chocolate Chip Chia Pudding

    I have made Chia Pudding before, which I really really loved. It is super healthy, packed with nutrients, and the flavor options are endless. The thing is, it really isn’t the consistency or texture of actual pudding, so a slight change needed to happen (for me), and it only took one additional step to get it there!

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    I call this Espresso Chocolate Chip based on the ingredients, but to me it tastes more like Cookies ‘N Cream. Really really good, Cookies ‘N Cream. I wouldn’t except strong coffee/espresso flavor here, unless you add more into it. Except a cross between the two!  

    I love this as a mid-day snack, a dessert, or even a post-workout treat because it uses my favorite protein powder, SFH, to make it a complete good-for-you package. The texture of thick pudding, loaded with delicious flavor, protein, and nutrients! #win

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    Espresso Chocolate Chip Chia Pudding

    Total Time 0:00

    Ingredients

    Directions

  • 1. Combine all ingredients (except for the chocolate chips/cacao nibs) in a bowl and place in refrigerator for 30 minutes
  • 2. Transfer mixture to high-speed food processor, add in 1/2 the cacao nibs/chopped chocolate (or more as desired), and blend until smooth
  • 3. Add in additional cacao nibs or chopped chocolate chips
  • 4. Garnish as desired and serve
  • Recipe Notes

    1. - I have made this a few times, I do not like it with flavored protein powder
    2. - For sweeter pudding, add additional maple syrup
    3. - To make vegan, use a vegan protein
    4. Servings: 2
    5. Amount Per Serving: 1
    6. Calories: 215
    7. Fat: 7g
    8. Carbs: 15.8g
    9. Protein: 19g
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    Very Berry Chocolate Protein Smoothie

    This Very Berry Chocolate Protein Smoothie is creamy, chocolate-ly, and packed with good-for-you nutrients!

    Very Berry Chocolate Protein SmoothieWhen February rolls around I usually become pretty Valentine’s Day Festive. Actually, every month that has a holiday or somewhat of a theme, I become kind of festive. I’ll say it’s the art teacher in me, but really I just love a reason to celebrate a good occasion. I personally don’t think it’s so strange, but when I try to celebrate the first day of Summer I get a look or two.

     Very Berry Chocolate Protein Smoothie

    Anyway, back to Valentine’s Day… a short ten days away! Yesterday I shared my Paleo Flourless Chocolate Cake. That cake is so good. But I do want to say that those desserts are to be indulged in, in moderation! I mean, yes, I ate a lot of it throughout the week, but I had to taste test it for you guys, right? Life is about balance though, and while I love a good treat (and even better when I modify it to fit my lifestyle), it is easy to over do it. So, I balance those ‘occasion’ days with healthy-packed nutritious meals. Smoothies are often my go-to because they are quick, on-the-go, and completely customizable. Naturally, this smoothie had to be somewhat Valentine’s Day festive, I couldn’t help myself. I am really into chia seeds in my smoothies lately. They give me that extra superfood boost plus thicken up the shake a bit. I love this smoothie because it’s packed with the health benefits o berries, chia seeds, and almond milk plus has the protein I’m looking for (and it tastes DELICIOUS)

    Very Berry Chocolate Protein Smoothie

    Very Berry Chocolate Protein Smoothie

    Very Berry Chocolate Protein Smoothie

    Prep Time 00:05 Cook Time 00:00 Total Time 0:05 Yields 1

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
    • 1/2 cup frozen organic strawberries
    • 1/2 cup frozen organic raspberries
    • 1 scoop SFH chocolate protein powder (or 1 scoop vanilla and 1/2 tbsp good quality cocoa powder) {Use code Lexi for 10% off all orders}
    • 1 tsp chia seeds

    Directions

    • 1. Combine all ingredients in your high-speed blender and blend until smooth
    • 2. Garnish with fruit, coconut whipped cream, or a chocolate drizzle and serve

    Recipe Notes

    • For fully dairy-free sub out whey for a vegan powder.
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    What is your top favorite smoothie ingredients?