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FitJoy Raspberry Chocolate Truffle Review

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@fitjoynutritionRaspberry chocolate truffle review 
220 cal / 7f / 25c / 20 p
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First thing to mention is the nice split of macros. Honestly roughly 5-8g of fat and 20-30g of carbs and protein is typically what I’m looking for in a bar. Very strong Raspberry aroma here but does has a artificial tinge to it. Bars dipped in chocolate then finished with a chocolate drizzle. Very soft texture to the touch. Soft when bitten in to and no real crunch factor. Few whey crisps but they get lost. Pretty much the only flavor I get in this bar is artificial Raspberry. I don’t have any chocolate flavors on the tongue at all. Trying the chocolate by itself was very meh. Unsweetened and didn’t offer much. Overall for me the artificial Raspberry is a bit to much for me. Takes over everything and lingers in your mouth. .
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Overall 4.5/10. 
IMO the bar is edible is you absolutely need something and your friend says he’s got the hook up(which he clearly doesn’t) and lets you pick between this or @bpi_sports best bars(see previous reviews). .

FitJoy Nutrition Protein Bar, Raspberry Chocolate Truffle, 12 Count

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Cellucor Cinnamon Swirl Protein Review

Welcome to my latest protein review! Up today we have Cellucor Cinnamon Swirl! Very solid choice of protein to go with whether your drinking or baking with it! Could be slightly stronger on the overall flavor once added into the water, and it runs pretty thin of a shake.

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Cellucor Performance Whey Protein Supplement, Cinnamon, 2 Pound

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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

 

I thought I would attach this recipe for a DIY protein bar!

5 Step DIY Biscoff Protein bar!

Double Chocolate Coffee Muffins

Salted Caramel No Bake Truffles

Chocolate Pudding Muffins

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Sometimes you just gotta love chocolate. Super easy macro friendly muffins. Let’s get right to it. Remember to follow me on IG @the_flexible_baker and be sure to like my Facebook page as The Flexible Baker!

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Yeild: 10

Macros per Muffin:

  • Calories: 79
  • Fats: 2.1g
  • Carbs: 7.5g
  • Protein: 8.5g
  • Fiber: 1.7g

Tools you will need:

  • Knife
  • Scale
  • Muffin pan
  • Non Stick Spray
  • 2 bowls
  • Spoon
  • Spatula
  • teaspoon
  • 1/2 teaspoon
  • Fork
  • Scale

Dry Ingredients:

  • 2 Scoops Chocolate Casein Protein. I used Cellucors new kind
  • 15g Coconut Flour
  • 10g Coco Powder Unsweetened
  • 6g Truvia Baking Blend, or other granulated sugar
  • 15g Whole Wheat Flour
  • 9 Chocolate Stars
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt

Wet Ingredients:

  • 100g Greek yogurt plain
  • 1 oz Waldens Farm chocolate syrup. Not necessary
  • 6oz Almond milk
  • 1 Whole Egg
  • 92g Liquid Egg Whites
  • 61g Unsweetened Applesauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

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Lets get Baking!

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray Muffin pan
  • In one bowl place all dry mix except stars and combine
  • Separate bowl, whisk egg until yolk and whites have mixed. Then add in the rest of your wet ingredients.
  • Slowly add dry mix to wet mix and combine well
  • Once mixed, place 1 scoop of the mix in each muffin holder. (Recipe makes 10)
  • Chop your chocolate stars into smaller chunks, Roughly 6 smaller pieces. Place 2-3 pieces in your muffin tin.
  • Place remaining batter in your tins. Place remaining chocolate pieces on the muffins evenly.
  • Place in oven for roughly 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Once done, remove and place on a cooling rack for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes remove and place back on rack to finish cooling.

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In the pics you can see some of my other new creations! My Cream Cheese Stuffed Orange Dream and my Greek Yogurt Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

If you want to check out my latest protein bar review, here ya go! Think Thin Products

If a smores walked into a cake factory and got alil “Dirty”

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As its getting colder I started thinking about campfires……which leads me to food….which leads me to smores of course. Figured it has been awhile since I have don’t anything smores themed, so here we go!

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Here is what you will need.

1 scoop (34g for mine) of Smores Protein

5g Coco

92g Liquid Egg Whites

120g Pumpkin

4g Hot Coco Mix

3 Splenda Packets

15g Self Rising Flour

30g Coconut Flour

1.5 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

Milk to mix.

I added just a smidge of 0 cal chocolate sauce

Pre heat Oven to 350

Line and spray down baking dish

Mix everything in a bowl and pour into dish.

Bake for roughly 25-35min. I also had pizza cooking at the same time so the oven got opened multiple times throughout this cooking time.

Well that is Baking in a bowl mix:

30g Chocolate Protein

5g Coco

4g hot Coco mix

Milk/ 0 cal chocolate sauce to mix. Place in fridge.

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Once Cake is baked, pop out and place on rack to cool.

Once cool, put it on a plate, take your frosting out and start frosting. (I usually will add a bit more liquid after pulling out of the fridge)

Once Frosted I dusted with 2g of grahm cracker crumbs and 15g of mini marshmallows. Obviously I added more after the fact but doesn’t matter for the recipe.

Macros for Entire Cake with toppings : 638 Cals / 8.8 Fat / 77.4 Carb / 67.2 protein / and a whopping 22.5g of fiber

Macros for 1/4 of the Cake with Toppings: 159 Cals / 2.2 fat / 19.3 carb / 16.7 protein / 5.6g of fiber

Not to Shabby. Let me know if you like this! Tag me on IG if you post it so I can see it! d_chron or hashtag #dustyscalculatedmadness !

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White Girl Adventures, Pumpkin Muffins

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Well,

It’s that time of the year again. Days get shorter, temp gets colder, leafs start to change color, and most importantly….. PUMPKIN FLAVORED EVERYTHING!

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Now I actually use pumpkin year around, but hey this just gives me more time to embrace it haha. IMG_20150924_202424

Easy Quick Pumpkin Muffins

1/2 scoop Vanilla Protein(roughly 17g for mine)

1/2 Scoop Cinnamon Protein(roughly 17g for mine)

8g Sugar Free Fat Free Vanilla pudding mix

1.5 svg Liquid egg whites(roughly 70g)

15g Self Rising Flour

5g Raw Honey

Splash of Vanilla

roughly 2 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp pumpkin spice, 1/2 tsp nutmeg

Milk/water/syrup to mix.

Once mixed, pop into sprayed muffin ton,

Add 7g pumpkin morsals to the top of the muffins and bake at 350 for roughly 12-15 min.

Macros per 1 muffin: 60 cal / .7fat / 5 carb / 7.4 protein

Edit***** i forgot to add pumpkin puree to this post. You can have anywhere from 60-120g. I will remake and post actual recipe soon. ******

Not to shabby. These came out,,,, brace yourself,,,, so moist. Going to play with this recipe a bit and add a few things to it I think. Give it a shot, super quick, super easy.

Remember if you liked it, feel free to let me know! Comment here, tag me on Instagram(d_chron) or hashtag #dustyscalculatedmadness !

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ITS PUMPKIN SEASON WHITE GIRLS!

Well……

Its that time of the year everyone. Pumpkin everything! I decided I would quick whip up some pumpkin cake bars. Wanted to be a bread loaf but it came out super dense and delicious just didn’t get a good rise haha.

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What you will need for the Cake

17g Protein ( I used cinnamon )

69g egg whites

10 grams Brown sugar( I used Splendas BS)

30g self rising flour

15g Whole Wheat Flour

6g Psyllium Husk

15 Coconut flour

14g Light Butter

1 tsp Cinnamon

1/2 tsp Baking Powder

1/8 tsp clove and nutmeg

Splash of milk …… I would say roughly 1-2 oz.

1/3 cup 0 cal Pancake Syrup(Rough guestimate as I just add as needed)

What you will need for the Frosting

1 oz Cream Cheese

15g Protein ( I used vanilla)

enough liquid to mix.( I used splash of milk and splash of syrup)

Preheat oven to 425

In a bowl mix all ingredients. Sweeten and spice as you see fit. I really like cinnamon so I go heavy on that.

Grab a Bread pan and throw parchment paper in it then spray it down. Pour batter in and evenly spread out .

Pop in the oven. (cooking times vary on oven, protein used, etc so just keep an eye on it!)

Should not take longer than 15 or so minutes.

Well that is baking , throw your ingredients for the frosting in a bowl and mix. Once mixed throw in fridge till bread has cooled. Once cooled take out and top on bread.

Macros for whole loaf : 577 Cals 9.5f/74.5c/45p

Per slice if you cut into 8 : 72 Cals  1.1f/9.3c/5p

I hope you guys enjoy this!

Be sure to let me know and if you make it I wanna see!

Find me on IG at d_chron or #dustyscalculatedmadness !