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3 High-Protein Festive Treats

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CHOC ALMOND PROTEIN FUDGE

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup of almond butter
  • 1/3 of a cup of melted coconut oil
  • ¼ cup of maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon of melted cacao butter
  • ¼ cup Nuzest Rich Chocolate Clean Lean Protein
  • 2 tablespoons of cacao powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1/3 cup of flaked almonds to top

METHOD

  1. Melt coconut oil and cacao butter.
  2. Add all ingredients into a bowl- aside from the flaked almonds.
  3. Mix until evenly combined.
  4. Pour into a lined baking tray.
  5. Sprinkle with almonds.
  6. Place into the fridge to set overnight.
  7. Once set Slice and enjoy.

CHRISTMAS PUDDING PROTEIN BARK

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 serve (25g) Smooth Vanilla Clean Lean Protein
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup chopped mixed dried fruits: cranberries, figs, pear, dates
  • 1/3 cup chopped almonds/pistachios
  • 1 tbsp grated orange rind
  • 2 tsp maple syrup/brown rice syrup
  • Pinch of cardamom
  • 1 tsp extra vanilla extract (optional)

METHOD

  1. Line your baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Slowly melt the coconut oil on a very low heat until transparent liquid, but not bubbling.
  3. Once melted whisk in your choice of syrup, protein, spices, and extra vanilla extract if desired.
  4. Slowly pour the mixture onto the baking paper lined tray.
  5. Scatter the fruit and nuts as evenly as possible.
  6. Let set in the fridge for an hour then break into rough pieces.
  7. Store in the fridge for up to a week.

 

FESTIVE PROTEIN GRANOLA

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups of oats
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 cup of puffed quinoa
  • 3 scoops of Clean Lean Protein Chai, Turmeric + Maca Protein Powder
  • 4 tablespoons of maple syrup
  • 1 mashed banana
  • 4 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup coconut chips
  • ¼ cup almonds
  • ¼ cup dried apple pieces
  • ¼ cup sultanas

To serve:

  • 4 strawberries cut into quarters
  • Handful of blueberries
  • 1 serving of coconut yoghurt
  • ¼ cup of almond milk

 

METHOD

  1. Melt coconut oil.
  2. Using a hand blender, blend until smooth coconut oil, maple syrup and banana.
  3. In a bowl place the oats, protein powder, seeds, quinoa and nuts. Pour over the banana, oil and maple mixture. Stir until combined.
  4. Line a sheet pan with baking paper. Spread mixture across pan.
  5. Cook in a pre-heated 160-degree oven for 15mins.
  6. Remove from oven, use a spoon to ‘turn’ the mixture.
  7. Return to the oven and bake for a for a further 10 mins.
  8. Leave to cool on tray until firmed and ‘crispy’.
  9. Stir through the dried fruit and coconut.
  10. To serve place ½ cup of fresh granola into a bowl. Top with a dollop of fresh coconut yoghurt, berries and almond milk. Enjoy straight away.

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