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Protein Puppy Chow!

As a kid I can still remember getting excited whenever someone said their mom made puppy chow for the class. That sugary coating, delicious peanut butter, and then the crunch of the crisp cereal. What a fantastic dessert. Fast forward to the adult years, and the love hasn’t changed, but the effect on my waistline does. One day I was standing in the kitchen looking at my box of Oreo cereal and decided it was time to make a healthier protein packed  puppy chow.  This recipe is extremely easy and time saving with minimal ingredients and equipment needed. 

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Macros: 8 servings

Calories – 230

Fat – 7.5g

Carbs – 32.4g

Protein – 8.8g

Ingredients:

84g Semi Sweet Chocolate

60g Honey

60g Favorite Peanut Butter 

120g Favorite cereal

2 Scoops Muscletech Vanilla Whey 

34g Powdered peanut butter 

Large zip-lock bag

Instructions:

  1. Melt  semi sweet chocolate,  honey,  peanut butter(I used biscoff😍) in a large bowl.
  2. Once melted, mix the chocolate mixture together.
  3. Place your cereal into the bowl with the  and mix well fully covering the cereal .
  4. Place your protein and powered peanut butter in a large zip-lock bag and mix.
  5. Pour in cereal mixture, close the bag and shake! Shake until all powder has been incorporated on the cereal.
  6. Pour into a bag and devour!! 

Here are a few things you might need! 

 MuscleTech Premium Gold 100% Whey Protein, Premium Whey Protein Powder, Instantized and Ultra Clean 100% Whey Protein, Vanilla Ice Cream, 2.2 Pounds

PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter Bundle, 16 oz (Pack of 2)

Hershey’s Sugar Free Semi-Sweet Baking Chips – 8 oz – 2 pk

Epic Spreads Nut Butter (White Chocolate Peanut Cashew Coconut)

Here are a few other great pages!

Maple Pumpkin Muffins w/ White Chocolate

No bake Chocolate Banana Oat bars!

Double Chocolate Banana Bread 

 

 

Quest Nutrition Mocha Chocolate Chip

@questnutrition Mocha Chocolate Chip Review
180 cal / 6f / 24c / 20p

Quest Nutrition Protein Bar, Mocha Chocolate Chip, 20g Protein, 4g Net Carbs, 180 Cals, High Protein Bars, Low Carb Bars, Gluten Free, Soy Free, 2.1 oz Bar, 12 Count

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I like the macros off the bat as the last few newer quest bars were coming in at 9g or more. Visually it’s the very common quest base tan, as flavored mocha with chocolate #chunkporn throughout the bar. Slight mocha, coffee aroma to the bar but very hard to smell imo. Typical for quest I heated one half of the bar and left the other room temp. The room temp bar had good chew but I felt the mocha flavor really lacked until the very end of the bite. It also was just a tad bit grainy as well. Heated up bar made for a better texture but still was a bit grainy or pasty. You get just a hint of mocha or coffee overall. When taken with a chunk of chocolate it can almost give a burnt coffee flavor. The more you ate the bar the more the flavor built in your mouth, you got a bit more flavor after eating the Bar. Was nice to see a coffee flavor come to market but I think it needs a bit of work. Decent to munch on but I wouldn’t buy a whole box, and would choose other flavors to this.

Overall – 6/10

What do you guys think? Have you had it? You like it?

Quest Nutrition Protein Bar, Best Seller Variety Pack, 12 Flavors, 20-21g Protein, 4-7g Net Carbs, 170-200 Cals, High Protein Bars, Low Carb Bars, Gluten Free, Soy Free, 2.1 oz Bar, 12 Count

Here are a few other pages you might like!

MTS Cookies & Creme Protein Review

Chocolate Cake Truffles

Pumpkin and Butternut Squash Pie

It’s Okay to Gain Weight

Gatorade Power Protein Bars

Here’s a link to a variety pack! Gatorade Whey Protein Recover Bars, Variety Pack,20 grams, 12 Count with Rule 1 Whey Protein Trial Pack

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@gatorade chocolate pretzel review
11f/42c/20p – pretty high carb n fat. Decent size bar. Nice Chocolate coating. Similar to a rice Krispy texture. Good bits of pretzel throughout and they kept a nice bit of salty flavor in it. Good chew, and a nice Chocolate after taste. I also liked the after taste of pretzel lingering there to. Good bar, kind of high macros though. If you are worried about sugar this isn’t the bar for you. Comes in at 27g.
Still enjoyable to eat but nothing overwhelming.
7.8/10
Gatorade Whey Protein Recover Bars, Chocolate Pretzel, 12 Count

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@gatorade chocolate caramel review:
10f/43c/20p – good size bar, nice Chocolate coating, and a thick caramel layer right underneath the chocolate. Rice crispy like texture inside the bar. Good aroma of caramel, not a lot of chocolate. First bite you get caramel right away and it has a nice sweet vanilla finish. Great chew to accompany this bar. Definitely reasonably priced. Think it was only 1.60$ per bar. Definitely enjoyable to eat. I am beginning to see why @nothingisimpossiblex is a fan. Critiques would be, lower the sugar/overall carb count a bit and increase the chocolate flavor a bit.
8.5/10 would buy again.
Video on the YouTube.
Gatorade Protein Bar Ch.carmel

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@gatorade chocolate chocolate chip review: 13f/42c/20p

Dense, good size bar. Nice Chocolate coating on the outside. Good chocolate aroma. Bust it open and it’s got chocolate dusted rice crispies with a few chocolate chips mixed in there. Good chew with this flavor as well. Definitely something they did right with these bars. Its a nice mix between crunchy n chewy. This flavor definitely has the best chocolate flavor out of all the bars I’ve had so far. Warming it up helped increase the chocolate a bit more, as I find warming most chocolate bars up does. Well chewing this it reminded me of eating a CRUNCH bar. No not combat crunch, an actual crunch h candy bar. Downsides, after chewing for awhile you lose the chocolate and left with dry crispies, and the macros could be a bit better.
8/10
This review will be up on my YouTube page.
Gatorade Whey Protein Recover Bars, Chocolate Chip 2.8 ounce bars (12 Count)

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@gatorade mint chocolate crunch bar.
12f/42c/20p
Right away you pop it open and get a great Andes candy aroma. Nice Chocolate coating, and rice Krispy like texture. Good chew, and nice crunch. This bar is easily my favorite out of this line. It’s a great mix of each flavor. First off you get a bit of chocolate, then mint and not that overpowered menthol mint, then finishes with a bit more chocolate. Obviously the downsides to the bar are that it’s high cal, carb, and fat. Ideal macros for this imo would be 10f/30c/20p
9/10 , best mint bar ive taste on the market.
Gatorade Whey Protein Recover Bars, Mint Chocolate Crunch, 2.8 oz, 12 Count