Lifestyle Magazine

Protein Bites…

By Prettylittlemrs @PrettyLittleMrs

Protein Bites…When I’m not dreaming about clothing I’m probably either cooking or eating. Recently I’ve seen a lot of fabulous recipes for protein or energy bites (I was inspired by this and this), so I was inspired to kind of combine the two ideas and create my own recipe that skips the peanut butter, honey, vanilla extract and oats and instead creates a healthier snack using Blue Agave Nectar and lean vanilla protein powder. I was impressed with the recipes I had tried—but my mind was absolutely blown when I added the vanilla protein powder and the bite-size little snacks tasted exactly like my Mom’s oatmeal cookie dough (<—heaven).

The Protein Bites are insanely easy to make, but sinfully delicious once they’ve spent an hour or two in the freezer! The visual should give you a pretty good idea of how to whip up a batch, but here’s a bit more detail.

1. In a food chopper processor or blender chop up 3/4 cup walnuts, 3/4 almonds and 3/4 pecans. You want them to be toasted and unsalted. I prefer to buy the raw version from the bulk section. (on a side-note, any type of nut will work, pick your 3 favorites).

2. Once the chopped nuts are all in a bowl, add the lean vanilla protein powder. GNC offers this Lean Vanilla Bean Powder, but I was recently introduced to this Vanilla Protein Powder available through Slimgenics, and prefer that (it has 100 calories and 15 g of protein so it is nicely balanced).

3. Top these dry ingredients with 1/8 tsp cinnamon, 1/8 tsp sea salt and 1/8 cup Blue Agave Nectar (they sell a couple of versions at Target, but my favorite is from Trader Joe’s). Agave Nectar is naturally fat free and makes a great substitute for any type of sweetener.

4. Add the chocolate chips (my favorite are Enjoy Life Mini Chips which are dairy, soy and gluten free–available at Target), and then stir until the mixture turns into dough!

5. Shape them into balls—this should yield roughly 9-12 Protein Bites depending on your sizes. Store them in the freezer & enjoy!

If you’re interested in seeing nutrition facts you can find them below (via

Protein Bites…

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Long Walk 2018 – T Minus 3 Days

    Long Walk 2018 Minus Days

    T minus 3 days till the Great Long Walk of 2018 takes place. This year I’ll be walking from the tip of Cape Cod to the Sagamore Bridge at the base of the Cape... Read more

    The 24 September 2018 by   Wendythomas
  • Free CBD Vape Oil Sample : Pure CBD Oil, Miracle Drop, CBD Oil Benefits

    Free Vape Sample Pure Oil, Miracle Drop, Benefits

    Share This PostFree CBD Vape Oil Sample : Everything You Need To Know About Cannabidiol – 100% Pure CBD Oil, Miracle Drop Benefits – Now Available!... Read more

    The 24 September 2018 by   Tomkey
  • Stop Reading ‘How-To Raise Your Kids’ Articles. Midlife Margaritas Guide to...

    Stop Reading ‘How-To Raise Your Kids’ Articles. Midlife Margaritas Guide Raising Kids.

    I am a big fan of websites like “Grown And Flown” and “Scary Mommy”. They are filled with smart, funny and insightful articles about all the Mommy stages raisin... Read more

    The 24 September 2018 by   Midlifemargaritas
  • Favorite Movie #53: Bell, Book, and Candle

    Favorite Movie #53: Bell, Book, Candle

    Favorite movies that have had an impact on me - #53 - Bell, Book, and Candle (1958) - A middle-aged Jimmy Stewart may seem a strange choice for a romantic... Read more

    The 24 September 2018 by   Xoxoxoe
  • Magiczne Miasta: Włocławek Was 70 Not Out – I Have Visited 70 Places in Poland

    Magiczne Miasta: Włocławek Have Visited Places Poland

    “Someday you will find me, caught beneath the landslide; in a champagne supernova in the sky” – Noel Gallagher. Magiczne Miasta: Włocławek was 70 Not Out –... Read more

    The 24 September 2018 by   Northernirishmaninpoland
  • Wild Wood

    Here is Wild Wood! Wild Wood. 30″ x 40″, Oil on Wood, © 2018 Cedar Lee This painting was inspired by a photo my friend took on Wildwood Trail, a... Read more

    The 24 September 2018 by   Artbycedar
  • Video of the Week: Brahma Mudra

    Video Week: Brahma Mudra

    This version of Brahma mudra is a practice that includes both sound and movements of your head and neck. Practicing this mudra has practical benefits for the... Read more

    The 24 September 2018 by   Ninazolotow