Nutrition

Holiday Protein Recipes

The holidays are finally here! We’re celebrating with some delicious protein recipes. This time of year can be full of comfort food. We wanted to give you a few healthy options that are still super tasty but won’t throw off your macro goals.

Check out these recipes below and be sure to grab some IdealFit Protein before you get started!

Christmas Brownies

INGREDIENTS

2 tbsp coconut oil
⅓ cup peanut butter
2 tbsp honey
1 egg
2 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
1 tbsp dark chocolate cocoa powder
1 scoop IdealFit Chocolate Brownie Protein
½ tsp baking soda
(Optional) Frosting:
1/3 cup powdered erythritol
1 tbsp dark chocolate cocoa powder
1-2 tbsp almond milk
1 tbsp peanut butter

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Mix coconut oil, peanut butter, honey, and almond milk. Add in egg and remaining ingredients. Mix until combined.
3. Pour into greased loaf pan and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool.
4. Mix ingredients for frosting. Frost the brownies.(optional)
5. Cut into 8 squares. Enjoy! Makes 8 pieces. Serving size: 1 piece.

Calories: 175. Protein: 5g. Carbs: 12g. Fat: 14g

Red Velvet Milkshake

INGREDIENTS

1 scoop Red Velvet IdealFit Protein
½ cup milk
½ cup low-calorie ice cream
Toppings:
Sugar-Free Chocolate Syrup & Sugar-Free Whip cream ****Optional****

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Blend all ingredients together (except for the toppings). Add toppings and enjoy!

Hot Chocolate Waffle

A hot chocolate waffle

Ingredients

1/4 c white whole wheat flour
2 tbsp. old fashioned oats, ground
1/4 scoop IdealLean Chocolate Brownie Protein
1/2 light hot chocolate envelope
1/2 tsp. baking powder
pinch of salt
1/4 c unsweetened almond milk
1 tbsp. coconut oil, melted
2 egg whites

Instructions

  1. Mix flour, ground oats, IdealLean Chocolate Brownie Protein, hot chocolate powder, baking powder, and salt until combined. Add almond milk, coconut oil, and egg whites and mix until smooth.
  2. Pour into heated waffle iron and remove when done. Enjoy with your choice of toppings!

Gingerbread French Toast

healthy gingerbread french toast

Ingredients

1 egg
1/4 c unsweetened almond milk
1/4 tsp. ginger
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. cloves
– pinch of nutmeg
1 tsp. molasses
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 scoop IdealLean French Vanilla Protein
2 slices whole-grain bread

Instructions

  1. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg, all spices, molasses, vanilla extract, almond milk, and IdealLean French Vanilla Protein Powder until smooth.
  2. Dip the slices of bread in egg mixture, turning to coat both sides of the bread evenly, and place onto a hot skillet or griddle on medium heat until browned on both sides. Enjoy!

Peanut Butter Snowballs

 

Ingredients

1/2 c Natural peanut butter
1 Scoop French Vanilla IdealLean
3 Graham crackers, finely crushed
2 tbsp. Coconut oil, melted & cooled
3 tbsp. Powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the peanut butter, protein powder, crushed graham crackers, and coconut oil until combined.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for about an hour so the dough can chill. Roll into about 12 balls and dust with the powdered sugar.
  3. Enjoy right away or keep chilled until ready to eat.
  4. Serves: 12/ Serving Size: 1 ball/Prep Time: 5 minutes/ Chill Time: 1 hour

That’s all there is to it! We hope you enjoy this time with your family and loved ones. Plus if you need to do some last-minute shopping, click the banner below!

 



Christine Sanelli

Christine Sanelli

Writer and expert


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