Hey guys! Coming at you with a twist on a classic. These are currently all over the internet but there's nothing quite like this one..
It's opposite day today and the outside is peanut butter while the inside is chocolate..not only that, the inside is chewy and soft.
I worked on creating this texture for a while and the key ended up being a bit of vitafiber syrup* which caused the chocolate to not fully freeze!
These treats are perfect for a quick snack or your daily sweet fix!
(*If you've never baked with Vitafiber syrup, it is a syrup extremely high in fibre, causing it to act as a low GI sugar and flour substitute. If you are worried about blood glucose spikes..note that you'd have to eat a dose of 100g or greater to even get close to any sort of issue. This is HIGHLY unlikely to occur unless you feel like consuming 70+ grams of fibre in one sitting..LOL. This recipe makes 9 PB cups which results in 6g of Vitafiber per serving..Totally safe and is nothing to worry about!*)
1. Combine the ingredients for the outer shell and then the ingredients for the filling in 2 separate small bowls.
2. Spray/grease a mini muffin tin with oil or butter. (Not really necessary, I just like the extra pre-caution lol )
3. coat the tins up the sides and on the bottom with a thin layer of the peanut butter mixture (save some for later). Freeze for 10 minutes.
4. Next evenly place a spoonful of the chocolate mixture into the center of each previously coated muffin tin.
5. Top off the mixture with another thin layer of the remaining PB mixture.
6. Freeze for 2 hours or until solid.
7.Pop out with a knife and enjoy immediately or place in a ziplock in the freezer for later! Enjoy!
Nutrition per 1/9th of recipe: 3F/4C(NET)/5P & 6g fibre
I've always been a muffin person, I used to love waking up to my Mom's freshly made blueberry muffins each morning, not having to think twice about it. But now that I know those probably weren't the best choice for breakfast…I no longer get the same satisfaction as I eat my bowls of oatmeal & drink protein shakes(don't get me wrong those can be amazing too!) but I still missed my muffins..that is, until now. This muffin is everything a muffin should be. Moist, fluffy, a little crispy on top, lightly sweet with the tang of some plump, ripe blueberries scattered throughout..am I making you hungry yet? Not to mention the fact that with the Cor-fetti Whey they have an amazing cake-like flavour and pack an awesome protein punch along with enough fibre to keep you full until your next meal. Trust me, you won't go back to your old boring breakfast ever again…
Makes 1 GIANT Muffin
1/2 scoop cellucor Cor-fetti Whey (find it here: http://www.bodybuilding.com/store/cellucor/cor-performance-whey.html)
Directions: Preheat your oven to 375* spray a muffin tin with pam. Combine all of your dry ingredients except the sweetener, in a medium bowl and then mix all of your wet ingredients in another small bowl. (*Note, it will be easier if all your wet ingredients are at room temperature so the coconut oil stays melted). Pour the wet into the dry and stir to combine. Now add your sweetener to taste(use slightly more than you think because the sweetness tends to decrease while baking) Fold in your blueberries and save a few to place on top of the muffin just before baking. Place in the oven and bake for 15-20min or until a toothpick comes out clean. Enjoy warm with whatever toppings you like!
A little twist on my last post..here's another version of this awesome breakfast cake. I'm not sure which one I like more now! This one is more filling though with the additional fibre! 8g in one cake.
-27g (3/4) scoop Molten Chocolate Cellucor (yes you could use a whole scoop, this just fits my macros!)
-1/4 tsp or more of truvia sweetener to taste (NOTE: The torani will help to sweeten everything as well)
-3-4 drops coconut extract(or to taste)
-Measure out 3g (about 1-2 tsp) of desiccated coconut
Directions for cake:
Spray a shallow ramekin with pam, combine your dry ingredients with a fork until no clumps are left. Stir in the wet ingredients until a smooth batter is formed (makes sure to get all the dry powder off the sides). Break the raspberries into smaller pieces and sprinkle all over the top of the batter(don't push them in!). Place in the microwave for 2:00-2:30min depending on your microwave. Stop and check the cake while cooking. You want the outside to be cooked and the inside still goey. Once it looks done, take it out and top with your coconut raspberry sauce, sprinkle the desiccated coconut and add optional walden farms chocolate syrup if desired. Enjoy!
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Okay soo, today I felt like a nice thick shake that I could eat with my new adorable spoon! It turned out more like ice cream then a shake and it was very filling and delicious! The recipe makes 2 servings or one HUGE glass! It's super high protein and not just because of protein powder…keep reading if you want the recipe! Take me to the recipe!
Woah, that title is a mouthful! So, I've got another great recipe for you all. This one contains a special “surprise”… Actually it's not much of a surprise but I added spinach to this pudding! It's my new favourite thing to do because you get all the goodness of greens but without the taste. This is perfect to use up all that spinach that you just can't bring yourself to eat! Don't like spinach? No worries, you will like this pudding! It is creamy and delicious, it feels like you are eating dessert for breakfast. Topped with a few crushed pecans and mini dark chocolate chips, this is absolutely decadent.
1/2 cup almond milk
1 scoop vanilla protein powder( I used designer whey french vanilla)
1/2 tbsp natural almond butter
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1/4 cup quick oats
1 tsp flax seed
1/4 tsp xanthan gum (could possibly sub flax seeds)
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 handful of spinach
2 drops stevia (or honey/agave/maple syrup/splenda)
8-9 ice cubes
Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender(start with ice) and blend until smooth and creamy. Add a little extra xanthan gum if necessary or more/less ice and almond milk depending on how thick you want your pudding! Top with pecans/mini chocolate chips or sugar-free chocolate syrup( recipe coming soon to the site!).
Calories: 287 (my protein powder is 100cals a scoop)
I also made these delicious skinny chocolate protein pancakes with my own sugar-free chocolate syrup, peanut butter and bananas for breakfast the other day. They were so good! (Recipe from dashingdish.com)