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!

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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  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  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

Ancient Grain & Superfood Protein Balls

These protein balls are packed with protein, ancient grains and superfoods for a healthy and delicious snack. Trust us, you are going to want these in your life! So easy to make and even easier to eat. Great for grab and go. Perfect pre or post work out snack!
Combine the following ingredients in a large bowl:
2 cups of oats
1 cup of nut butter
2 scoops Protein Essentials Chocolate Collagen
2 tablespoons chia seeds
2 tablespoons of Linwoods Flaxseed, Sunflower & Pumpkin Seed Mix
2 tablespoons of chopped pecans
1 tablespoon of amaranth
1 tablespoon of mini chocolate chips
pinch of salt
3 tablespoons of almond milk

Mix the ingredients together to combine. Roll into 1 inch balls. Add a splash of water if the balls don’t come together easily. Enjoy!

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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!

 

Chocolate Mocha Granola

2 c rolled oats
1 1/3 c slivered almonds
1 c dried cranberries
1/2 c raw honey
1 T vanilla
2 T coconut oil
2 t cinnamon
1/2 t nutmeg
1 t kosher salt
1/2 c dark chocolate chips
1/2 c Protein Essentials Mocha Protein Powder
1/2 c pepitas
1 1/2 T ground flaxseed
3 T warm water

Line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 350. In a small bowl mix ground flaxseed and warm water. Set aside.
In large bowl mix remaining ingredients well. Stir flaxseed and warm water mixture again. Add flaxseed mixture to oat mixture. Mix until well combined. Spread mixture onto prepared pan. Bake for 20 minutes. Enjoy!

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Overnight Oats with Chocolate Collagen

This recipe makes about 3 servings with 189 calories and 10 grams of protein per serving. Now that is a good way to start your day!

3/4 c oats
1 scoop Chocolate Protein Essentials
1 T  flaxseeds
1/2 T chia seeds
3/4 c almond milk
1 small banana, sliced

Put the oats in jar or bowl with a lid. Add 1 scoop Chocolate Protein Essentials, flaxseeds and chia seeds, stir. Add almond milk and sliced banana. Gently stir as to not smush up the bananas too much. Cover with lid and refrigerate overnight.

In the morning stir again. Heat up for 30-40 seconds if desired. If you like a little crunch with your oatmeal, add toppings! Toppings could include: more flaxseed, almond butter, diced apples, almond milk, granola, chopped nuts, pepitas, a dusting of Chocolate PE……..Enjoy!

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Overnight Oats with Applesauce and Pears

Overnight oats are fast, healthy and delicious. You can use any applesauce that you like, we used the Protein Essentials Applesauce with Cranberries for this recipe.

1 1/2 c oats
1/2 c applesauce
1 c almond milk
1 t chia seeds
1 t cacao nibs
1 small pear
1 scoop Protein Essentials Hydrolyzed Collagen
tiny pinch of salt

Add all the ingredients to a bowl/jar with a lid, we like to use a mason jar.
Give it a stir, cover it and put it in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning add toppings or just eat it straight out of the jar! You can even throw the jar in the microwave for 30 seconds to warm slightly. Topping ideas include granola, flaxseed, pumpkin seeds, cocoa dusting and/or maple syrup.

 

 

 

Cranberry, Blueberry & Cacao Smoothie

This breakfast is brimming with berries. The ratio of berries to oats is high – if you’re not at big cranberry & blueberry fan, reduce the berries to 1/4 c each.

1/2 c dried cranberries
1/2 c frozen blueberries
1T chia seeds
1T cacao nibs
1 c milk (almond milk, skim milk, soy milk all work)
3/4 c oats
1 scoop Protein Essentials Hydrolyzed Collagen
tiny bit of salt

Mix it all up in a bowl/jar with a lid. Cover and refrigerate overnight. In the morning, stir again. Add your favorite toppings…..almond butter, diced apple, granola, flaxseed……This breakfast is filling and good for you. You can pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds to warm it up on a chilly morning.

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