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Chocolate made with fruit juice instead of sugar cuts the amount of fat in half

iheartchaos:

Chocolate is possibly one of the greatest gifts from nature ever, but if you’re counting calories, it’s not the best snack choice out there. Scientists from Japan have come up with a wonderfully simple solution— replace the cane sugar with fruit juice and voila— chocolate that tastes the same with half the fat and calories.

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muffintop-less:

CLEAN EATING CHOCOLATE BROWNIES
INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup Oatmeal
3 tbsp Coconut Oil (preferably Organic)
1/2 cup Stevia
1/3 cup Plain, Nonfat Greek Yogurt
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1/4 cup Unsweetened Baking Cocoa
1/4 cup Chocolate protein powder (preferably casein)
1 Egg and 1 White
1/3 cup Dark Chocolate Chips or Nuts (optional)
DIRECTIONS
1. Mix dry ingredients together2. Mix wet ingredients together3. Combine everything together4. Put in 8 X 9 pan5. Heat Oven at 350 for about 20 minutes.6. These can be stored in the freezer if you cannot eat all at once or want to space out eating proportions.

muffintop-less:

CLEAN EATING CHOCOLATE BROWNIES

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup Oatmeal
  • 3 tbsp Coconut Oil (preferably Organic)
  • 1/2 cup Stevia
  • 1/3 cup Plain, Nonfat Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup Unsweetened Baking Cocoa
  • 1/4 cup Chocolate protein powder (preferably casein)
  • 1 Egg and 1 White
  • 1/3 cup Dark Chocolate Chips or Nuts (optional)

DIRECTIONS

1. Mix dry ingredients together
2. Mix wet ingredients together
3. Combine everything together
4. Put in 8 X 9 pan
5. Heat Oven at 350 for about 20 minutes.
6. These can be stored in the freezer if you cannot eat all at once or want to space out eating proportions.

muffintop-less:

Moist, Low-Calorie Microwave Protein Fudge Muffins
Ingredients:

2 Egg whites (**If using liquid egg whites use 1/2 cup and add 20 calories)
1/4 cup pumpkin (3 T applesauce or other starchy carb works well too!)
2 T coconut flour* (1 T also works, and results in 40 fewer calories)
1/2 tsp baking powder
stevia or other granular sweetener to taste
1 T. cocoa powder (Hershey’s Special dark cocoa is best!)
Directions:Spray a soup bowl with a very light layer of oil to prevent sticking (not even necessary but makes cleaning up a bit easier). Mix ingredients well with fork, whisk or spatula. Microwave for 2:30-4+ min on High (depends on your microwave, altitude and the whim of the cupcake gods.)

Makes one HUGE serving.  155 calories **; 12 g protein; 16.5g carb; 4.5g fiber; 1.75g fat  Stellar stats.

Found this recipe via Pinterest!http://smoothiegirleatstoo.blogspot.com/2010/11/moist-low-calorie-microwave-protein.html

muffintop-less:

Moist, Low-Calorie Microwave Protein Fudge Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 2 Egg whites (**If using liquid egg whites use 1/2 cup and add 20 calories)
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin (3 T applesauce or other starchy carb works well too!)
  • 2 T coconut flour* (1 T also works, and results in 40 fewer calories)
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • stevia or other granular sweetener to taste
  • 1 T. cocoa powder (Hershey’s Special dark cocoa is best!)
Directions:
Spray a soup bowl with a very light layer of oil to prevent sticking (not even necessary but makes cleaning up a bit easier). Mix ingredients well with fork, whisk or spatula. Microwave for 2:30-4+ min on High (depends on your microwave, altitude and the whim of the cupcake gods.)
Makes one HUGE serving.  155 calories **; 12 g protein; 16.5g carb; 4.5g fiber; 1.75g fat  Stellar stats.

thespartanwarrior:

Dark Chocolate Protein Muffins

This recipe brought to you by Protein Pow(d)er. Please visit the website for more fantastic recipes made with protein powder.

Ingredients

Blended together and baked in 8 muffin cases for approximately 45 minutes at 170 C (338 F):

  • 1/2 cup of liquid egg whites
  • 1/2 cup of goji berries
  • 1/2 cup of quinoa flakes
  • 1/2 cup of chocolate hemp protein powder
  • 1/4 cup of blueberry & apple puree for babies
  • 3 tbsp of chestnut flour
  • 3 tbsp of cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp of baking soda

Nutritional Profile

Per 1 muffin (out of 8):

  • Calories: 108
  • Protein: 13g
  • Carbs: 8g (34.9g sugars)
  • Fat: 2.8g (0.2g sat)
  • Fiber: 3.8g
muffintop-less:

Chocolate Avocado Banana Pudding [serves 2-4]
2 avocados, ripe
2 medium bananas, ripe
6-8T unsweetened cocoa powder
1t vanilla extract
1t cinnamon
1.5 scoops Raw protein powder
In a food processor, combine the avocado + banana and process until smooth.  Scrape down the sides of bowl as necessary. Add the cocoa powder, vanilla, cinnamon, and protein powder [if using].  Process again until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to serve and add any topping you like. Store in a sealed container and eat within 2-3 days. 

muffintop-less:

Chocolate Avocado Banana Pudding
[serves 2-4]

  • 2 avocados, ripe
  • 2 medium bananas, ripe
  • 6-8T unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1t vanilla extract
  • 1t cinnamon
  • 1.5 scoops Raw protein powder

In a food processor, combine the avocado + banana and process until smooth.  Scrape down the sides of bowl as necessary. Add the cocoa powder, vanilla, cinnamon, and protein powder [if using].  Process again until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to serve and add any topping you like. Store in a sealed container and eat within 2-3 days. 

thehealthymind:

my-fitness-pursuit:

healthyhallelujah:

Healthy Hallelujah’s Chocolate “Orgasm” Oatmeal 

1/2 mashed banana
1/4 C quick cooking oats
1 T unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 C water
1/4 C milk of choice 
1 packet of Truvia/stevia
A splash of vanilla
A dash of salt (do NOT omit!) 

Combine & microwave on high for 3 minutes, uncovered. Top with PB or whatever your little heart desires! I paired mine with some almond snowflake black tea. Enjoy!
 

I always make myself chocolate oatmeal at night, either when I’m PMSing or just having a craving for anything cocoa. I never thought of adding vanilla to it though!

Sounds SO good. I must try this.

doing this!