Monday, August 28, 2017

Cocoa Almond Energy Bites

These are so easy and yummy! I've been losing energy mid-workout, but didn't want to eat too much before only to end up feeling nauseous at the gym. These are a perfect, healthy, energy-packed treat to keep your energy high throughout your workout or as a snack in between meals. This recipe should make 21 bites. Macros (per bite): Cal-48, Fat-1g, Carb-10g, Protein-1g




Ingredients: 

-1 package pitted medjool dates (9oz) 
-3 tbs unsweetened cocoa powder 
-1 1/4c almond flour (and another 1/3c for coating) 
-1.5 tbs unsweetened vanilla coconut milk
-1 tsp vanilla extract
-2 tbs baking stevia 
-1/4 tsp salt (optional) 

Directions:

-Blend dates in food processor until a smooth dough forms
-Mix in cocoa powder with hands
-Mix in 1 1/4c almond flour
-Mix in milk, vanilla, stevia and salt until smooth
-Create 21 one-inch balls and then roll them in almond flour
-Serve immediately or store for longer in the fridge! 


Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Walnut PB2 Overnight Oats

Like almost everyone else, I love peanut butter anything! These are an awesome morning treat with a great macro breakdown to get me through my morning! I typically have these pre-gym, but if eating hearty things before your workout upsets your stomach, save these for after! Macros: 254 calories, 14g fat, 25g carb, 11g protein.





Ingredients: 
-1/3c old fashioned oats
-1/3 + 2tbs unsweetened almond milk
-1/4c baking stevia (use about 2-3tbs if using granulated) 
-2tbs PB2
-0.5oz crushed walnuts (about 3tbs)
-1tsp vanilla extract

Directions: 
-Mix it all together 
-Let oatmeal soften for at least 12 hours before eating!