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10 Mint Chocolate Protein Recipes You Won’t Believe are Healthy

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Hey ladies, Karina here. One of the hardest parts of staying on track with your fitness goals is overeating and resisting temptation. Who’s with me?!

Temptation is so real.

But you can beat those cravings and satisfy your sweet tooth with great tasting IdealLean Protein! It’s great because it fuels your muscles, keeps you full, and tastes amazing, all without the added carbs, excess sugar, and fat, so you now have the key ingredient for healthy desserts to satisfy that sweet tooth!

So when you are craving a sweet treat, reach for IdealLean Protein instead. With 20g of protein per serving and only 90-100 calories, you can reach your fit goals AND actually enjoy the food that you eat.

Our new flavor, Mint Chocolate Protein is as good as they come. We put together 10 amazing protein-packed recipes that all incorporate this secret ingredient. Try them out now!

Healthy desserts

Frozen Mint Hot Chocolate

Frozen mint hot chocolate

Ingredients
1 no sugar added hot chocolate mix packet
1 scoop Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 cup ice

Instructions
1. Blend all ingredients until smooth. Enjoy!

Serves 1.
Prep time: 2 minutes
Calories per serving: 160, Protein 23g, Carbs 11g, Fat 3g

Mint Chocolate Latte

mint chocolate latte

Ingredients
1 c brewed coffee
1 scoop Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein

Instructions
1. Blend together until frothy and enjoy!

Serves 1.
Prep time: 2 minutes
Calories per serving: 82, Protein 20g, Carbs 0g, Fat 0g

Mint Chocolate Crumble

Mint Chocolate Crumble - with Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein

Ingredients
1 c raw almonds
12 pitted medjool dates
1 tbsp. dark cocoa powder
1 scoop Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein
2 tbsp. honey

Instructions
1. In a blender or food processor, blend almonds and dates until ground.
2. Pour into mixing bowl and add dark cocoa powder, Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein and honey. Mix until combined.
3. Line loaf pan with parchment paper and press mixture into pan. Freeze for at least 30 minutes.
4. Remove parchment paper from loaf pan. Cut into 8 squares or drop on counter to break into pieces. Enjoy!

Serves 8. Serving size: 1 square.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Freeze time: 30 minutes
Calories per serving: 207, Protein 6g, Carbs 35g, Fat 7g

Creamy Mint Chocolate Pops

Mint Chocolate Pops - with Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein

Ingredients
1 c plain nonfat greek yogurt
1 scoop Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein
1 tbsp. cocoa powder
1 tbsp. honey
2 tbsp. dark chocolate chips

Instructions
1. Whisk greek yogurt, Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein, cocoa powder, and honey until smooth. Pour mixture into 4 popsicle molds and add sticks.
2. Freeze for at least 2 hours or until solid.
3. Melt chocolate chips and pour melted chocolate on tops of popsicles. Let chocolate drip down and harden. Enjoy!

Makes 4 pops. Serving size: 1 pop.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Freeze time: 2 + hours
Calories per serving: 107, Protein 12g, Carbs 12g, Fat 3g

Mint Chocolate Brownie Cake

Mint Chocolate Brownie Cake - with IdealLean Protein

Ingredients
2 tbsp. coconut oil
1/3 c cashew butter
2 tbsp. honey
1 egg
2 tbsp. unsweetened coconut milk
1 tbsp. dark chocolate cocoa powder
1 scoop Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tbsp. mini chocolate chips
Frosting:
1/2 can unsweetened coconut milk
1/2 c baking stevia
1/8 tsp. peppermint extract

Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Refrigerate can of coconut milk upside down for at least 8 hours or overnight.
3. Mix coconut oil, cashew butter, honey, egg, and coconut.
4. Add cocoa powder, Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein, and baking soda and mix until combined.
5. Fold in mini chocolate chips. Pour into greased loaf pan and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool.
6. Open can of coconut milk right side up. After being refrigerated, the top of the coconut milk should be solidified. Scoop half of the solidified coconut milk(not the liquid underneath) into mixing bowl and whisk until it turns into whipped cream.
7. Add stevia and peppermint extract, and 2 drops of green food coloring, if desired.
8. Frost cooled cake and cut into 8 squares. Enjoy!

Prep time: 10 minutes
Bake time: 20 minutes
Makes 8 pieces. Serving size: 1 piece.
Calories per serving: 175, Protein 5g, Carbs 12g, Fat 14g

Chocolate Mint Patties

chocolate mint patties - IdealLean Protein

Ingredients
1 c unsweetened shredded coconut
1 scoop Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein
2 tbsp. honey
1/8 tsp. mint extract
1 tbsp. coconut oil
1/4 c dark chocolate chips

Instructions
1. Blend coconut until fine.
2. Add Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein, honey, mint extract, and coconut oil and mix until combined.
3. Pack coconut mixture into a tablespoon and place onto baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Repeat this step until coconut mixture is gone (should make 12 patties). Freeze for 30 minutes.
4. Melt dark chocolate chips. Dip each coconut patty into chocolate until coated. Freeze until chocolate has hardened. Store in freezer. Enjoy!

Makes 12 patties. Serving size: 2 patties.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Freezer time 30+ minutes
Calories per serving: 200, Protein 5g, Carbs 15g, Fat 14g

Dark Chocolate Mint Energy Bites

Dark Chocolate Energy Bites - with Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein

Ingredients
1 c old fashioned oats
1 scoop Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein
1 tbsp. dark cocoa powder
1/3 c natural peanut butter
1/4 c honey
1/2 tsp. peppermint extract
1/4 c mini chocolate chips

Instructions
1. Mix oats, Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein, and cocoa powder.
2. Add peanut butter, honey, and peppermint extract.
3. Fold in mini chocolate chips and roll into 9 even balls. Store in refrigerator.

Makes 9 bites. Serving size: 1 bite.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Calories per serving: 162, Protein 6g, Carbs 20g, Fat 7g

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mint chocolate cookies - with IdealLean Protein

Ingredients
1/2 c whole wheat flour
1/2 c old fashioned oats, ground
1 tsp. baking soda
1 scoop Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein
1 tbsp. cocoa powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 c agave nectar
2 tbsp. coconut oil
1 egg
1/4 c dark chocolate chips

Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease baking sheet and set aside.
2. Mix wheat flour, ground oats, baking soda, Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein, cocoa powder, and salt.
3. Add agave nectar, coconut oil, and egg and mix until just combined. Fold in dark chocolate chips.
4. Spoon dough onto sheet (should make about 12 cookies). Bake for 8-10 minutes. Enjoy!

Makes 12 cookies. Serving size: 2 cookies.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Bake time: 10 minutes
Calories per serving: 210, Protein 7g, Carbs 28g, Fat 9g

Mint Chocolate Biscotti

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Ingredients
2 scoops Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein
1/2 c blanched almond flour
1/2 c baking stevia
1 tbsp. cocoa powder
2 eggs
1/4 c mini chocolate chips

Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. Mix Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein, almond flour, baking stevia, and cocoa powder.
3. Add eggs and mix until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
4. Pour batter onto parchment paper and spread into a 3×7 rectangle. Bake for 30 minutes on the bottom rack. Pull out of oven and let cool.
5. Once cooled, cut into 10 slices. Spread each biscotti onto the baking sheet and bake on one side for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and flip over to bake another 8-10 minutes. These cookies should be hard and crunchy. Dip in coffee, hot chocolate, etc!

Makes 12 biscotti cookies. Serving size: 1 cookie.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Bake time: 50 minutes
Calories per serving: 90, Protein 7g, Carbs 8g, Fat 5g

Mint Chocolate Chip MilkShake

Mint Chocolate Milkshake - idealLean Protein

Ingredients
1 cup Chocolate Halo Top Icecream
1 scoop Mint Chocolate IdealLean Protein
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 cup ice

Instructions
1. Blend all ingredients. If desired, top with low fat whip cream and a maraschino cherry. Enjoy!

Serves 1.
Prep time: 2 minutes
Calories per serving: 230, Protein 33g, Carbs 29g, Fat 7g

So good, right?! Protein is so important to help me maintain my lean, toned body; so I love to find as many ways as I can to incorporate protein into my diet as I can. And one of my favorite ways is adding my fave—IdealLean Protein to different healthy (but delicious) recipes. And I hope you liked them too.

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Karina Elle

Karina Elle

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Karina Elle is a professional fitness model and creator of the 6 Week Fit Model Fitness Challenge.


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