Double Chocolate Chip Banana Protein Pancakes

Double chocolate chip protein pancake recipe

There’s nothing quite like the combination of banana and chocolate in pancakes to put a smile on your face—whether on a lazy Sunday or any day of the week.

These double chocolate chip banana pancakes are quick and easy to make, and also happen to be super healthy for you and packed with protein and high quality carbs.

Check out the recipe, you won’t be sorry!

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Healthy Homemade (Euro-Style) Muesli Recipe

Healthy Homemade Euro-Style Muesli Recipe

When I used to live in Europe, muesli, not oatmeal, was one of my regular breakfast staples.

Unlike most store bought muesli in the U.S., European-style muesli is packed with healthy ingredients like oats, unsweetened (or very lightly sweetened) dried fruit, and heart-healthy nuts and coconut. Cane sugar is never high up on the list of ingredients.

Muesli is a nice breakfast change from oatmeal, and also works wonderfully as a snack anytime of the day (I’ve even had it as a post-dinner sweet tooth satisfier). Scoop it on top of some Greek yogurt, top with berries, and you have a super quick, healthy, subtly sweet meal!

Here’s your healthy homemade Euro-Style muesli recipe:

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Mouthwatering Homemade Acai Bowl Recipe (High Protein!)

If you’ve ever been to California, you’ve probably noticed that açaí bowls are seriously everywhere. In Southern California especially, you’ll find cafes advertising açaí bowls on just about every block.

And if you’ve never had one, açaí bowls are basically a smoothie in a bowl, made out of a superfood berry Brazil that’s full of nutrients and antioxidants. And they’re amazing.

Sure, you could have a straight up smoothie instead, but for those of us who generally prefer to eat our food, açaí bowls are just about the best thing ever, especially after a hot day or an intense training session.

Yet since the restaurant versions are often sweetened with extra sugar, juice, or honey, and are usually fairly low on protein, you’re usually better off to just make your own at home. And it’s really not much more work than making a smoothie to do—all you have to do is get some frozen açaí berries (I found little frozen packets at Whole Foods, but other health stores often carry them as well), blend everything together, then top with your favorite ingredients.

It’s easy, fun, and delicious—especially on a hot day. Here’s how to make your own homemade high protein açaí bowls:

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Easy & Delicious Three Ingredient Protein Crepe Recipe

In case you hadn’t noticed, I have a slight obsession with breakfast foods.

In fact, the majority of the recipes on the site are fairly breakfast-y, or at least could be eaten as part of a well balanced breakfast. That’s partly because I have a huge sweet tooth, but also because the time when I crave sweet stuff the most is in the morning and the evening.

The rest of the day I pretty much want savory, high protein, veggie-filled foods, but those times of the day are when I just want all the sugary foods in the world.

So rather than eating actual tons of calorie dense, low nutrient, high sugar foods around these times, I’ve learned how to make my own sweet-yet-healthy substitutes.

These protein crepes are AWESOME for when you want a super low carb breakfast, or when you want something filling, satisfying, yet still sweet at night (my favorite time to eat them). They’re super easy to make, and require only a few basic ingredients. Plus, you can fill them with anything you like to make them extra delicious!

Here’s your simple three ingredient protein crepe recipe:

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Healthy Breakfast Berry Crumble Recipe For One

Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve always loved berry crumbles.

Warm and melty, they’re just the perfect mix of delicious berries plus crumbly oats. I loved to help my mom make them, and of course I’d sneak in as many brown sugar chunks as I could get before sticking the fruity goodness into the oven.

This berry crumble is a healthified version of the classic berry crisp, and one that you can feel good about enjoying at any time of the day, whether it’s at breakfast, as a snack, or even as a healthy dessert. Plus, this recipe makes the perfect amount for one person so if you’re like me and always looking to make little treats for yourself, it’s a good one to have around!

Here’s the recipe:

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Healthy Oatmeal Blackberry Muffin Recipe

I love a good muffin just as much as the next person.

In fact, I very clearly remember the elation I felt as a kid when my mom would give in and get us those giant Costco blueberry muffins, they were so good and huge!

But these days, I don’t love the sugar and high calories that come with regular muffins.

Because let’s be honest with ourselves: most muffins are really just an excuse to eat cake for breakfast.

And that’s why I adore these healthy blackberry muffins—made from super healthy ingredients like oatmeal, cottage cheese, and protein powder (to help keep you full), they’re both satisfying and guilt-free, which is perfectly fine with me.

Make a batch to have around for breakfast, eat them as a pre or post-workout snack, or have them as a treat any time of the day!

Here’s your healthy oatmeal blackberry muffin recipe:

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Hearty Oatmeal & Applesauce Protein Pancakes Recipe

Know what other awesome thing I like about fall (besides pumpkins, of course)? Apple season! Recently I had a bunch of homemade applesauce and ripe apples on hand begging for me to make something out of them, so I thought it would be a good chance to make some apple-focused protein pancakes. The first batch …

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Vanilla Spiced Peach Protein Muffin Recipe

peach protein muffins

In case you couldn’t tell, I’ve been on a bit of a muffin kick lately.

Ever since I realized after gaining the freshman 15 in college that regular muffins are no better for you than eating a slice of cake (especially the giant Costco ones), I’ve pretty much avoided ever eating them just in case I let myself get too used to including them in my regular coffee order.

So when I realized that it’s actually possible to make muffins healthy, you can imagine I was pretty excited about it. After all, muffins are great to grab when you’re in a hurry or need a quick breakfast or snack option—and since these ones use fresh, in season peaches, are packed with protein and will actually fill you up, you can actually feel good about eating them.

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Raspberry High Protein Muffin Recipe

The other day I had a huge craving for muffins. Yet I wasn’t about to go to a bakery and buy one full of sugar and flour—I wanted to make my own.

I thought about making these apple cinnamon protein muffins, but since it’s not exactly apple season, I decided to branch out and try making some blueberry ones.

But when I went to the store to try and buy some blueberries, they were completely out! That’s when I saw the raspberries (on sale, thanks Safeway), and an idea popped into my head: how about raspberry protein muffins?

So, I bought some raspberries and put together these muffins. They turned out INCREDIBLE!

Slightly sweet, wonderfully tender, and bursting with flavor, they’re all I’ve ever wanted in a muffin and more. Plus, they’re packed with protein and healthy ingredients to keep you full and satisfied whether you eat them for breakfast, as a pre-workout snack, or anytime of the day.

Here’s the recipe:

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