Double Chocolate Coffee Muffins

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Macros: (Makes 21)

  • Calories: 102
  • Protein – 6.5g
  • Carbs – 12.5g
  • Fat – 3g

Ingredients:

  • 42g Lite Butter
  • 60g Splenda/truvia Sugar
  • 150g 0% Plain Greek yogurt
  • 122g Unsweetened Applesauce
  • 138g Liquid Egg White
  • 1 Whole Egg
  • 20g Unsweetened Coco
  • 156g GNC Chocolate Leanshake (If you don’t have you may need to add in a small amount of extra flour)
  • 120g Old Fashion Oats
  • 68g Double Chocolate 60% Bittersweet Chips(Ghirardelli)
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 oz Brewed Alphamind Coffee

Instructions: (Preheat oven to 350 Degrees)

  1. In a bowl place in your butter. Place in microwave and melt.
  2. Next place in 2oz Alphamind Coffee, and 30g chocolate chips. Stir until chips melt.
  3. Now add in your yogurt, applesauce, and eggs. Mix well.
  4. Proceed to place in all of your dry mix, except the remaining chocolate chips. Combine well.
  5. Spray your muffin pan with non stick spray and place in your batter.
  6. Place remaining chocolate chips evenly over your muffins.
  7. Bake in the middle of your oven for 10-15min depending on protein. Mine took 12 minutes. Use the toothpick method to check if done.
  8. Remove from oven and place on cooling rack for 10 minutes. After ten minutes remove from pan and let them finish cooling.

Things you may need:

GNC Total Lean Shake, Rich Chocolate, 1.83 Pound

AlphaMind Vitamin Coffee – Costa Rican Tarrazu, medium roast coffee with added vitamins and minerals.

Truvia Baking Blend Natural Sweetener 24 OZ(Pack Of 2)

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FITJOY Protein Bar line

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@fitjoynutrition Frosted Cinnamon Roll – 230cal 8f/23c/20p and 11g of fiber.
Very similar macros and size as a Quest. Similar texture as well, except they added in some whey crisps as well as ground almonds for some texture which was nice. I would say add in a bit more crisps for crunch and the texture is solid. Cinnamon base bar with an icing drizzle as well as a coating on bottom. Great aroma when first opening up the package. Flavored with Stevia so i know a lot of people will be happy with that. I do think the bar could use a bit more sweetness in it, yet this is the first cinnamon bar I ate that I felt had real spices used in it. This definitely is on par with @combatcrunch CT, with CT edging out on texture. Very solid bar, definitely a better choice over Quest cinnamon. Excited to try the others.
8/10 would eat again.
FitJoy Nutrition Protein Bar, Frosted Cinnamon Roll, 12 Count

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@fitjoynutrition Chocolate Peanut Butter
220cal – 7f – 24c – 20p – 12fiber

Right away the smell gets ya. Great blend of peanut butter and chocolate. Reminds you of smelling a Reese’s wrapper or something haha. Dense chocolate bar with a peanut butter undercoating and peanuts scattered throughout the bar, pretty evenly I might add. Extremely chewy bar. Flavors unfortunately were slightly underwhelming. Neither seemed to really stand out. You would get just a bit of both flavors, but nothing overpowering, and not very sweet. Room temp seemed to have just a smidge more peanut butter flavor and heating brought out the chocolate. Heating it up though was a game changer. Made it smell like a fresh brownie. Also helped bring out the flavors a bit more. Nuts helped to add some texture, but something else was needed. Still, I would call this an upgraded Quest bar. Similar base, but they seem to be trying to spice the bar up a bit more. Worth mentioning macros really aren’t that bad for being a choc/peanut butter bar.
7/10 , would eat and not complain but prolly not buy.

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@fitjoynutrition iced chocolate brownie review for #nationalchocolateday or world chocolate day or w.e 😂
230cal 8f/ 25c / 20p and 12f

Standard 60g bar. Chocolate coating, chocolate filling, and a chocolate drizzle over the top. Visible pecans in the bar as well. Nice chocolate aroma similar to a tootsie roll smell. Very nice chew in this bar with very small crispies in it, and maybe small chocolate chips? I enjoyed the chocolate flavor quite a bit actually with this bar. Smooth, not too tart and not too sweet. Did get a bit grainy and lose flavor slightly the more you chewed though. It’s nice to see an addition of the pecans, but I felt they didn’t add much flavor or texture to the bar itself. Sub em out and drop the fat. Main protein source is from an Isolate so that’s nice. Warming this up made it way better. Made it seem like more of a brownie, could better taste the pecans, and made the chocolate taste better.
7.5/10

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@fitjoynutrition Chocolate Mint Review
220cal / 7f / 25c / 20p / 13f

Off the bat as soon as you open this up its like opening up a pack of thin mints meets peppermint patties😍 solid chocolate bar with a chocolate coating. Visually a very average bar. Very chewy bar with a few crispies in there to add just a small crunch factor, but just enough to know its there. Mint is definitely the star here. You get a bit of chocolate flavoring when you start chewing but as you continue to chew the mint becomes WAY more prevalent. They definitely flavored the mint well, as most bars make it way too menthol tasting. They didn’t. Honestly reminds me of eating a peppermint patty. Mint is a bit strong compared to the chocolate. If they would throw in a chocolate thin mint type layer just to have a bit more supporting flavor to tone down the mint just a bit, they would of hit a home run with this.
This bar and Cinnamon Roll were my ✌ favorites from the @fitjoynutrition line. I will be doing a YouTube video where I revisit each bar and make updated reviews. Excited to see where this bar company goes.
8.5/10 would buy

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@fitjoynutrition chocolate chip cookie dough.
220cal / 7f / 25c / 20p
Visible chocolate chunks spread throughout the bar. Very soft and chewy texture. Reminds me of the big 100 CCCD bar texture wise. Unfortunately for me this was the worst bar in the line. The cookie dough part of the bar didn’t really have much flavor at all, and the chips although there were quite a few weren’t sweet enough to save the bar.
5/10

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@fitjoynutrition French Vanilla Almond
220cal / 8f / 23c / 20p
visually very appealing with a white yogurt coated bottom, tan layer with nuts scattered, and a nice white drizzle over the top. Very nice vanilla aroma to accompany. Very soft bar with a nice chew. They have some crisps in the bar along with the combination of nuts I wish there was a bit more texture but still on the softer side. As you chew the vanilla flavor definitely is the star here. This is one of my favorites from the line. This along with cinnamon roll and mint chocolate.
All Fitjoy bars are also GF, GMO free, no atricfical colors, flavors, or sweetners.
8/10

FitJoy Nutrition Protein Bar, French Vanilla Almond, 12 Count

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@fitjoynutrition homemade pumpkin pie review
220 cal / 7f / 25c / 20p
Decent cinnamon aroma to the bar, almost the same as their cinnamon roll bar 🤔, pumpkin colored bar with white yogurt coating and drizzle on top with cinnamon crisps on the top of the bar. Average 62g bar, and decent macro split. Visually appealing. Decent chew but needs more texture contrast. Flavor starts off decent but fads as you chew it and gets that typical ISO-1 bland finish. Was hoping for better spice with this one. Cinnamon wasn’t very strong, and nutmeg didn’t make it in the bar either.
Very bland and not very tasty imo. Let down since I’m a huge pumpkin fan.
5/10

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@fitjoynutrition peppermint review

230 cal / 24 c / 20 p

Visually appealing other than random spots of greenish yellow? Very strong peppermint aroma. I was worried with how it smelled that it would be super overpowering in mint but it wasn’t. Enough to know it’s a peppermint bar but not enough to kill ya. I unfortunately thought that the support flavors weren’t very strong and it left you wanting more. Good macros on the bar, and a good chew. Peppermint bits offer just a slight crunch factor. Leaves quite the peppermint aftertaste in your mouth. Definitely not the worst for joy bar, but I don’t think this would be a bar I could eat everyday.
Worth buying for the season, but that’s it.
Overall 6.5/10

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@fitjoynutrition Ice Gingerbread review

220 cal / 7f / 24c / 20p

Faint Gingerbread aroma. Pretty much reminds me of their cinnamon bar smell wise. Tan bar with white side/undercoating and small ‘Gingerbread bits’ scattered on the top. Overall macros are pretty standard and in good ratio’s. Small crisps scattered throughout the bar to give crunch factor. Overall I’m pretty let down on the flavor. You mainly get all the Gingerbread flavor if you get one of the bits that they put on the top, if not it’s a pretty bland tasting bar. Just super vague spices in the back drop.
Definitely won’t be getting these again.

5/10

 

 

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@fitjoynutrition Birthday Cake Review
230 cal / 8f / 22c / 20p

Finally a fitjoy bar that looks slightly different than all the rest. Macro split pretty average on this bar. White coating with the effects of sprinkles and a tan filling. Sprinkles are just colored, no added crunch. Dry chewy bar, slight vanilla back taste, but overall pretty bland Bar. After your first 3 chomps after biting the flavor pretty much is non existent and eats bland AF. Definitely a whey taste with this. Definitely not the best bday cake bar on the market. Would high recommend the @muscletech bday cake over this.
Overall – 5/10

 

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Salted Caramel No Bake Truffles

Salted Caramel No Bake Truffles

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Macros:

  • Calories – 90
  • Protein – 5
  • Carbs – 6.5
  • Fat – 5

It’s almost 90 degrees here in Wisconsin. For us northerners that is WAY too hot! Not used to this heat at all after we go through 6 months of freezing temps! The oven was broke for the last 2 weeks but I still wanted to get some recipes made up for the site, but with this heat maybe it was for the best not to do any baking anyway. Looking through my recipes I definitely needed to get more no bake recipes together anyway, so it was perfect timing. With only 7 ingredients, and very little heat source, these Salted Caramel Truffles would be perfect for an afternoon snack with very little heat needed!

Ingredients:

  • 28g Coconut Flour
  • 2 Caramel Cubes
  • 1 Scoop Salted Carmel or Vanilla Protein
  • 1-3 oz 0 cal pancake syrup(optional)
  • 14g Coconut Oil
  • 1oz 0cal Caramel Syrup(optional)
  • 14g Dollop Gourmet Salted Caramel Frosting

Instructions:

  1. Grab a Bowl and place in the coconut oil, microwave until melted.
  2. Next proceed to add in the remaining ingredients minus the frosting.
  3. Mix all ingredients well until a dough like substance is formed.
  4. Once dough is formed, make into 6 even sized balls. I placed these in the freezer for 15 min just to help bring everything together.
  5. Next, place your frosting in the microwave until it melts.
  6. Remove truffles from freezer and evenly coat each one with the frosting.
  7. Lastly I used some 0 cal caramel syrup and drizzled over each one. Place back into fridge to store.

Things you may need:

Organic Coconut Flour (4 lb) by Anthony’s, Certified Gluten-Free, Non-GMO & Kosher

Walden Farms Caramel Syrup, 12 Ounce

WALDEN FARMS CALORIE FREE Pancake SYRUP, 12 fl oz

Quest Nutrition Protein Powder, Salted Caramel, 22g Protein, Soy Free, 2lb Tub

Grenade Hydra-6 Supplement, Vanilla, 2 Pound, 32 Ounce

All-Natural Non-GMO Dollop Gourmet Frosting (Sea Salted Caramel)

Nature’s Way Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil, 32-Ounce

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Macros:

  • Calories – 270
  • Protein – 20.5
  • Fat – 4
  • Carbs – 38

What if I told you that it is possible to create a protein bar with YOUR FAVORITE flavors! If you are similar to me, you spend quite the time eating protein bars. They are great to sneak in extra protein, extra fiber, great to eat on the go, or if you want to satisfy a sweet tooth protein bars can be a great fit. Once you start buying bars though you will soon realize you are limited to very few actual flavors. Cookies ‘n Creme, Chocolate, Cinnamon, etc, etc. Well my friends, I got a special treat for you today. I absolutely LOVE Biscoff spread. I would go to say that it is THE best spread on the market. Once I decided to make my own protein bar, I knew what flavor I had to make.

Lets make the very first Biscoff Protein Bar.

Ingredients: (makes 2)

  • 50g Vanilla Protein
  • 17g Biscoff Spread
  • 1 Biscoff Cookie
  • 70g Fiber Yum

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl place 70g fiber yum and microwave for 60sec.
  2. Place in 17g biscoff spread and mix well.
  3. Next add in 25g Vanilla Protein. Mix
  4. Crush up Biscoff cookie and mix in.
  5. Finally form bars on a plastic baking sheet and put in fridge for at least 1 hr.

Things you may need:

Quest Nutrition Protein Powder, Vanilla Milkshake, 22g Protein, Soy Free, 2lb Tub

Biscoff Creamy Spread – 14.1 Ounce

Biscoff Cookies – 8.8 oz – 3 pk

FiberYum IMO Syrup – 2.5lb (Quart) All Natural Low Calorie Sugar- & Corn-Free Fiber Syrup & Sweetener – Paleo Diet Friendly, Super Low Glycemic Index, Non-GMO, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Isomalto-oligosaccharide
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Butterscotch Oat Muffins

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Butterscotch Oat Muffins

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Macros:

  • Calories: 143
  • Fat: 4.5
  • Carbs: 15.9
  • Protein: 8.6

Saturday, when I was in the kitchen standing there with all of my cabniets open aimless looking for inspiration I peered into the corner with the heaps of morsals in it. If you are like me then you probably have numerous different flavors and sizes. I started to file through what I had available. Passed the Nestle chunks, passed the pumpkin spice, even the peanut butter filled until I stopped at the Butterscotch flavored morsels. I knew at that moment what flavor I was going with. I find that butterscotch pairs very well with simple flavors like vanilla. I also know I love butterscotch as a morning flavor for some odd reason. I think most likely because it pairs fantastic with coffee to. If you cant tell, all of these little signs are leading me to figuring out what the heck I am actually going to make. So lets recap. Butterscotch, vanilla, and coffee. Where is my next connecting stop? Oats of course. Easy choice thinking of breakfast, coffee, and vanilla. Of course muffins come right into mind when thinking of breakfast, coffee, and what pairs well with a piping cup of joe.

Ingredients:

      • 3 Scoops of your favorite vanilla protein. I used Hydra 6 by Grenade
      • 120g Old Fashion Oats
      • 1 Whole Egg
      • 42g Lite Butter
      • 30g Brown Sugar Blend(Splenda)
      • 20g Raw Honey
      • 92g Liquid Egg Whites
      • 122g Unsweetened Applesauce
      • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
      • 1/8th Teaspoon Butter Extract
      • 56g Butterscotch Morsels

Directions:

      1. In a bowl, place your butter and melt it. Microwave for 15-30 sec usually does the trick.
      2. Proceed to add in your brown sugar and mix together. This step ensures the brown sugar gets broken down and evenly distributed.
      3. Next place in your whole egg and whisk well breaking down the yolk.
      4. Proceed to place in the rest of your wet ingredients into the bowl. Combine well
      5. Next place all of your dry ingredients into a the bowl minus your morsels. Combine well.
      6. Finally take 23g of your morsels and mix into the batter. Place batter into fridge for at least 15 min, or up to 30min. At this time, start to preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
      7. After 15 min, spray your muffin pan and place your batter in. Once batter is placed add the remaining 23g of morsels on the top of your muffins. Spread evenly.
      8. Place in your oven for roughly 14-18min. This time will depend on protein used, as well as how long it was in the fridge.
      9. Use the toothpick test to check if done. Once done, remove from oven and place on cooling rack for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes remove from pan and place back on rack to finish cooling.

Things you may need:

Y.S. Eco Bee Farms Raw Honey – 22 oz

Splenda Brown Sugar Blend, 16 oz

Grenade Hydra 6, 50% Whey Isolate and 50% Casein. The World’s First Ultra Premium Slow/Fast Protein Blend, Killer Vanilla, 4 Pound

McCormick Imitation Butter Flavored , 16-Ounce Plastic Bottle

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