Clementine Smoothie

I love starting some mornings off with a smoothie. No, not from jamba juice or smoothie king, but my own fresh yummy goodness

1cup coconut milk
2 little clementines (peeled)
2 scoops whey vanilla powder
1 cup ice

Hold on to that blender until it is done!

Happy Wednesday everyone! What are you having for breakfast today?

Date Almond snacks

I worked on my date almond snacks and tried to get better measurements this time.

1 cup almonds
1 1/2 scoops protein powder
15-18 dates ( more if you want chewier)

Mix in food processor. grind almonds and protein to powder.
Add in dates (pitted) one at a time. When mixture crawls up side of processor you are getting close. You want a sticky moist but not wet consistency.

put Parchment paper on cookie sheet. Heat oven to 425 deg.

Take mixture and spread on parchment paper. Get as even as possible either with fingers or with rolling pin.

Cook in oven for 8-10 minutes depending on how chewy to crisp you like your snacks.

Cut into bite size pieces. I package mine 3-4 a bag. Freeze some for easy travel or camping snacks.

Yields approx 24 date nut snacks

60 cal each
Fat 3-4gram
Carb 6 gram
Protein 6 grams

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Protein Pancakes

Yeah – I worked on the protein pancake recipe this am.  Much better this time around.

Mix in bowl or Blender:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 scoops whey protein powder
  • 1/3 cup coconut flower
  • 3/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt (optional)
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp cold water
  • 2 tbsp melted butter or coconut oil

Sift dry ingredients together.  remember the coconut flower is dense and will suck up a lot of moisture.  So don’t over pack your measurements.

Let the batter sit for a bit while your pan or griddle warms up.

Pour batter onto griddle.  Do not turn until bubbles form on the surface and the edges are cooked.  Flip and cook remaining side.

Enjoy with yogurt, fruit or syrup!