Yogurt Bowl with PE Collagen

Yogurt bowls are simple, delicious and beautiful! Boost the protein by adding Protein Essentials Hydrolyzed Collagen Peptides. Our flavorless collagen easily dissolves in warm and cool liquids and foods – you won’t even know it’s there! Except that you’ll be getting all the great health benefits! šŸ™ŒĀ šŸ’Ŗ

Mix 1-2 scoops of PE Collagen with your favorite greek yogurt – we used raspberry. Add sliced kiwi, strawberries and blueberries. Drop in a stripe of coconut flakes and a dusting of chia seeds. Maybe take a pic for your Instagram andĀ tag Protein Essentials.šŸ˜‰

Enjoy!

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Plum Tart For One

This healthy plum tart for one is delicious and oh so easy! Bonus: It cooks in the microwave!

1 plum
1 scoop PE Collagen
2 Simple Mills Crunchy Cinnamon Cookies
2 T Oats
1/2 t Linwood’s Ground Flax, Pumpkin & Sunflower Seed Mix
1/2 packet Stevia
pinch of salt

In a small bowl mix together small chunks of plum and one scoop of PE Collagen. Set aside. Fit two cookies in the bottom of a ramekin (or small, pretty, microwavable coffee cup). Pour the plum mixture over the cookies. In the same small mixing bowl (no need to clean it out) mix together the oats, seed mix, Stevia and salt. Crumble that on top of the plum mixture in the ramekin. Microwave for 1 minute.
Add a dollop of non diary whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!

Plum tart in a ramekin

 

 

Hearty Protein Veggie Muffins

These stick to your ribs muffins are full of flavor. Packed with collagen protein and healthy vegetables with just a touch of sweetness – perfect for guilt free on the go. They make a great breakfast, lunch or pre-workout snack.

1 small sweet potato
1 medium zucchini
2 carrots
1 1/4 Ā cups flour
1 cup oats
1 T brown sugar
1 scoop PE Chocolate Collagen
1/4 c mini chocolate chips
1/2 t salt
1 T baking powder
1 cup milk
1/4 c vegetable oil
2 large eggs
1 t vanilla

Preheat oven to 425. Grease a muffin tin.
Peel sweet potato and carrots. With food processor set to grate – process vegetables. Once your vegetables are grated, remove them from bowl and switch to chopping blade. Pulse Ā vegetables until finely processed being careful not to turn them to mush. Use paper towels or cheese cloth to remove excess water. You should have about 2 cups of vegetables.
Add vegetables to large bowl. Add the dry ingredients including the chocolate chips. Whisk to combine. Set aside.
In medium bowl beat wet ingredients together until light. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Blend just to combine.
Fill muffin cups about three quarters full. Bake 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of a muffin comes out clean. Enjoy!Veggie Muffins

Sweet Potato, Banana, Oatmeal Chocolate Collagen Smoothie

Here is a thick and creamy shake you are going to love! It is the perfect combination of tasty, satisfying and healthy; gluten free, high fiber & protein – plus loads of vitamin A.

1 scoop Protein Essentials Chocolate Collagen Drink Mix
1 c almond milk
1/2 frozen banana
1/3 c frozen roasted sweet potato
1 packet Nature’s Path Organic Foods Qi’a Oatmeal

Add all the ingredients to your blender and mix until desired consistency is achieved. The chia seeds, buckwheat, hemp and quinoa from the Qi’a really add to the thickness of this smoothie and take it to a new level. Enjoy!

 

Sweet potato chocolate shake

 

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Fancy Oatmeal

Add Protein Essentials Collagen to your oatmeal to maximize your benefits. One serving of Quaker oatmeal has 5g of protein, add 1 scoop of our collagen and now you have 12g of protein. Add fruit and nut butter like Sunbutter to really ramp up the flavor and health benefits. Sprinkle Linwoods Ground Flaxseed Pumpkin Seed & Sunflower Seed Ā over the top. Now your little bowl of oatmeal is a real taste and health treat!

Oatmeal and Fruit and Collagen

Mocha Protein Fig Bar Smoothie

Protein Essentials is getting figgy with it! We love Nature’s Bakery Fig Bars, so we decided to throw one in a smoothie. The results were delicious! Try this gluten free, dairy free smoothie as a healthy breakfast or snack.

1 scoop Protein Essentials Mocha Protein Drink Mix,
1 fig bar (half a package),
1/2 frozen banana, handful spinach/kale,
1 c almond milk.
Add all the ingredients to your blender and processĀ until desired consistency is achieved. Enjoy!

Mocha Fig Bar Smoothie

 

Mocha Protein Bar Smoothie w Maca

Delicious use of bars that have been hanging around the pantry for a while! This protein packed smoothie combines strawberries, Protein Essentials Mocha Collagen Protein Powder, maca, cacao nibs, chia seeds and a bar that may or may not be past its peak freshness. *

5 strawberries
1 scoop Protein Essentials Mocha Collagen Protein Shake
1 T Warrior Vitality Blend (chia, maca & cacao nib blend)
1 Kind Bar or any similar small bar
1 c almond milk
4 ice cubes

Add everything to blend and blend until desired consistency is achieved. Enjoy!

*According to the US Department of agriculture website http://www.fsis.usda.gov: Ā  A “Best if Used By/Before” indicates when a product will be of best flavor or quality. It is not a purchase or safety date. A “Sell-By” date tells the store how long to display the product for sale for inventory management. … A “Use-By” date is the last date recommended for the use of the product while at peak quality.

Stawberry Mocha Bar Smoothie edited

 

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Mocha Protein Breakfast Cookies

These oversized cookies smell incredible when they are baking. They are packed with healthy ingredients and tons of protein. Each gluten-free, dairy-free cookie has around 200 calories and 10g protein. Go ahead have them for breakfast or snack – nothing to feel guilty about here!

Mocha Breakfast Cookie

2 mashed very ripe bananas
2 scoops Mocha Collagen Protein Shake
2 1/2 c oats
2 T pepitas
2 T sunbutter
1 T chia seeds
1 t vanilla
pinch of salt

Grease a cookie sheet and preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mash the bananas with the back of a fork. Stir in the remaining ingredients until well combined. Use tablespoon to measure out 2 tablespoons per cookie. Drop dough onto cookie sheet and flatten slightly. They should look like oversized cookies. Bake for 20 minutes.

Makes 8 cookies. You can freeze them and keep for up to 6 months. Enjoy!

 

Mocha Kale Berry Smoothie

You will never guess what gives this smoothie its creaminess combined with a fiber and protein punch………This healthy green smoothie will crush cravings and give you the fuel you need to power through your day!
1 handful baby kale
1 c almond milk
1 c mixed berries, frozen
1/4 c white beans, frozen*
1 scoop Protein Essentials Mocha Collagen Protein Shake

Blend the ingredients until desired consistency is achieved. Optionally drizzle 1 T Sun-Butter heated in microwave for 30 seconds and 1 t ground flaxseed. Enjoy!

*Find recipe for white bean cookery here.

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Not Your Brother’s (or Your Mother’s) Protein Powder!

October 17, 2016 by Kathleen Sullivan

Protein Essentials introduces the next generation of protein shakes; combining great taste, convenience and important health benefits. Each delicious 95 calorie serving contains 20 grams of highest quality pasture raised Peptan collagen protein and 3 grams of net carbs. Protein Essentials Mocha boasts a hint of coffee, while the Chocolate has a lightly sweet chocolate flavor.Ā Perfect for a Paleo or Keto lifestyle, both flavors areĀ non gmo, all natural, glutenĀ free and non dairy (no whey!),Ā free of additives, preservatives, artificial colors and flavors. Protein is one of the most vital components of our diet, and dscn3480adequate protein intake isĀ essential to maintaining a healthy and balanced diet.

Protein Essentials supplements with Peptan offer nutria-functional properties that cannot be found in other protein sources; looking at you whey, hemp and pea protein.Ā Peptan collagen peptides were developed to improve health and as a result, deliver multiple health benefits. Protein Essentials collagen promotes connective tissue health and supports bone, joint and skin health. Additionally, these shakes provide sports nutrition and promote muscle recovery .

Simply improve your overall health by adding one scoop of Chocolate or Mocha Protein Essentials Powder to 12 ounces of water, milk, almond milk or your morning cup of coffee. These shakes are so versatile you can use them as a meal replacement, a snack or a pre or post work out supplement. Protein Essentials Chocolate and Mocha Shakes are the ultimate clean hydrolyzed collagen protein powder.