Easy Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups Recipe

Easy Homemade Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

If you’ve never made your own nut butter cups, you’re in for a serious treat.

Not only are they super simple to make, they’re fun because you can put different types of nut butters in then and use high quality chocolate so they taste even more amazing than the store bought ones. Plus, you barely need to add any extra sweetener, making them healthier and lower calorie than traditional packages ones.

This recipe for homemade dark chocolate almond butter cups is one of my favorites. Give it a try and never buy plastic-y store-bought ones again!

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Vegan Coconut Banana Cookie Recipe

Mini Vegan Banana Coconut Cookies

There really is such a thing as healthy cookies!

These bite-sized cookies are made from healthy ingredients like oats, bananas, and pea protein powder, and when you use dairy-free chocolate chips they’re 100% vegan.

I love them best warmed up and dipped in coconut or almond milk, but you can also bring them with you as a snack to have throughout the day.

Here’s your Vegan Coconut Banana Cookie Recipe:

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Dark Chocolate Pistachio Butter Cups

Dark Chocolate Pistachio Butter Cups

I’ve been on a pistachio kick lately.

Not only are pistachios super good for you and full of healthy fats, potassium, and vitamin K, they’re also lower in calories than other nuts (meaning you can eat more of them!).

So when I came across these amazing dark chocolate-y pistachio butter cups at a vegan restaurant while on vacation, I knew I had to recreate them. I won’t lie to you, these babies take a little bit more work than most of the recipes on the site, although if you buy pre-shelled pistachios the whole thing will go much faster. Yet they’re so worth it, and you can easily make a couple of batches and freeze them.

Here’s your Dark Chocolate Pistachio Butter Cups recipe:

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Pumpkiny Protein Peanut Butter Cups

Pumpkin Peanut Buttery Protein Butter Cups

Let’s get real here: who doesn’t like peanut butter cups?

Yeah, that’s what I thought: peanut butter cups are loved by everyone. Including me. Especially me.

But instead of eating a bunch of sugar and sub-par chocolate out of a package, you can make your own peanut butter cups incredibly easily, and as a bonus, be able to control exactly what you want to go inside.

These peanut butter cups are extra delicious with a bit of fall pumpkin flavor and super dark chocolate. And freezing them makes them even more fun to eat!

Here’s your Pumpkiny Protein Peanut Butter Cup recipe:

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A Super Simple Vegan Banana Power Cookie Recipe

Banana Vegan Power Cookies

Pea protein is one of the least well known protein powders, probably because, well it just sounds weird.

No one ever taught me when I was younger that peas had a lot of protein in them, but they do! And not only is pea protein vegan (and paleo, if that’s your thing), it’s absorbed really well by your body, making it a great alternative to whey.

And while I’ve admittedly never tried pea protein powder in a shake (yet), I love to bake with it, since it produces moist, delicious baked goods without any of the cake-y dryness that whey tends to make. And I promise it doesn’t taste anything like peas.

Try these banana vegan power cookies, they’re incredibly easy to make and are full of stellar ingredients:

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Chocolate Drizzled Coconut Protein Bar Recipe

There’s nothing that goes quite so well together as chocolate and coconut.

The combination of the two ingredients tastes especially decadent, even though both ingredients are actually really good for you (well, unless they’re accompanied by mounds of sugar).

These homemade protein bars are just as satisfying as a candy bar, yet are packed with healthy fats and protein to fuel your muscles and actually keep you full. They’re great as an easy snack or even as a dessert any time of the day.

Here’s the chocolate drizzled coconut protein bar 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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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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Dark Chocolate Dipped Cherry Chunk Protein Bites

Sometimes you just need something healthy, filling, yet chocolatey to satisfy your sweet tooth without leaving you with that sugar sick feeling or regretting what you ate the next day.

These cherry chunk protein bites are a perfect fit for times like this—they’re super easy and quick to make, but full of good ingredients and taste amazing as well.

Give the recipe a try, you won’t regret it:

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Apple Pie Energy Bite Recipe

Whether you need a quick breakfast, a pre-workout meal, or an easy snack, sometimes you just need something that’s sweet, healthy, and satisfying, all in one.

That’s where these apple pie energy bites come in. The oats, apple, and honey will give you energy, and the almond butter and protein powder will help you stay full for more than two minutes.

Plus, they’re easy to make and since you can store them in a freezer, are ready to go whenever you need a quick bite!

Here’s your Apple Pie Energy Bite recipe:

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