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Cheesecake 3 Ways, Bday/CnC/Smores

Cheesecake is the theme today! I am such a huge fan of cheesecake. Its rich, creamy, a nice cold treat on a hot summer day, and when made like this low fat and loaded with protein! That combo is a hard one to pass on, and I know I don’t let it pass! Today I have 3 very similar variations of cheesecake that are extremely simple, and quick to make!(well at least until it hits the oven!). Don’t worry if you don’t have everything you need as I’ve provided links to almost all of the ingredients for each recipe to help make this as easy as possible! 

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Birthday Cake (6 servings)

Per slice – 291 Calories / 7.6g fat / 28.6 carb / 21.8 protein

Ingredients:

16 oz Fat Free Cream cheese room temp

10 Birthday Cake Oreo cookies

2 Whole Eggs

57g Muscletech Birthday Cake Protein

120g Non Fat Greek Yogurt

20g Truvia or Granulated Sugar of choice

2 oz Almond milk

1/2 tsp Vanilla extract

1/2 tsp Almond extract

1/4 tsp butter extract

Pinch of salt

Sprinkles to top, optional

MuscleTech Nitro-Tech Protein Powder, Vanilla Birthday Cake, 4 Pound
Oreo Golden Birthday Cake Cookies, Limited Edition 2 Pack
Truvia Baking Blend Natural Sweetener 24 OZ(Pack Of 2)
Watkins All Natural Extract, Pure Almond, 2 Ounce (Packaging may vary)
LorAnn Oils Emulsion, Butter, 4 Ounce
Wilton Excelle Elite 6 x 2-3/4 Inch Springform Pan

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 275 degrees.

Place 7-8 Oreo in the bottom of a 6in spring form pan. Next put your cream cheese into a mixer and beat very well. Next add in your Greek yogurt, whey, and sugar, beat well then scrap down sides. Add in your egg and vanilla and mix just until incorporated. Scrap down sides and add in almond milk, mix. Finally crush one Oreo into the batter and give it a final mix in. Pour your cheesecake batter into your spring form(layered with tin foil) then if desired sprinkle sprinkles over the top. Then set cake into a water bath. Bake in the oven for roughly 1 hour or until its lost most of its giggle. Remove from oven and place on a cooling rack. Also remove the tin foil. Once cheesecake is cool, place into the fridge or freezer until fully set. I like the freezer as it works faster, and sets a bit harder. Minimum 2 hours. Slice into 6 pieces and enjoy!

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Cookies n Creme (6 Servings)

Per slice – 254 Calories / 5g fat / 27.5 carb / 21.5 protein

Ingredients:

16 oz Fat Free Cream cheese room temp

11 Reduced Fat Oreo cookies

2 Whole Eggs

57g Cookies n Creme Protein

120g Non Fat Greek Yogurt

20g Truvia or Granulated Sugar of choice

2 oz Almond milk

1 tsp Vanilla extract

pinch of salt

Oreo Reduced Fat Oreo Cookie, 14.3 -Ounce Packages (Pack of 4) by Oreo
MuscleTech NitroTech Whey Gold, 100% Pure Whey Protein, Whey Isolate and Whey Peptides, Cookies and Cream, 2.5 Pounds

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 275 degrees.

Place 7-8 Oreo in the bottom of a 6in spring form pan. Next put your cream cheese into a mixer and beat very well. Next add in your Greek yogurt, whey, and sugar, beat well then scrap down sides. Add in your egg and vanilla and mix just until incorporated. Scrap down sides and add in almond milk, mix. Finally crush one Oreo into the batter and give it a final mix in. Pour your cheesecake batter into your spring form (layered with tin foil) then crush your last oreo over the top of the batter. Then place cake into a water bath. Bake in the oven for roughly 1 hour or until its lost most of its giggle. Remove from oven and place on a cooling rack. Also remove the tin foil. Once cheesecake is cool, place into the fridge or freezer until fully set. I like the freezer as it works faster, and sets a bit harder. Minimum 2 hours. Slice into 6 pieces and enjoy!

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Smores Cheesecake (6 Servings)

Per Slice: 257 Calrories / 4g fat / 20g carbs / 23g protein

Ingredients:

2.25 svg of graham cracker crumb(12-13 tbsp worth)

5g Cocoa Powder

10g Brown Sugar

50g Greek Yogurt

20g Truvia or other granulated sugar

16 oz Fat Free Cream Cheese room temp

1 Whole Egg

66g NitroTech Toasted Smores

36g Marshmallow Fluff

28g Chocolate Chips(Minis would would great as well)

1 tsp Vanilla

Pinch of salt

Chocolate sauce on top – optional

MuscleTech NitroTech Whey Protein Powder, Whey Isolate and Peptides, Toasted S’mores, 2 Pound
Marshmallow Fluff – 16 oz plastic tub
Walden Farms Calorie Free Chocolate Syrup 24 oz
Honey Maid Graham Cracker Crumbs (13.5-Ounce Box)
Nestle TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels 12 oz. Bag

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 275 degrees.

Put the first 4 ingredients in a bowl and mix until incorporated. Place the crust into the bottom of a 6in spring form pan. You can use and size you want just will change thickness of cheesecake. Next, place Cream Cheese in mixer and beat till smooth. Scrap down the sides of your bowl and add in you sugar, greek yogurt, fluff and whey. Mix very well. Repeat scraping. Next add in your egg and vanilla and mix until incorporated. Scrap down the sides of the bowl one last time and give it a final mix. With a spatula add in your chocolate chips and mix. Finally pour your batter into spring form pan(tin foil around the pan. I like a double layer) and then set that pan into a water bath. Bake cheesecake roughly 1 hour or until most of the jiggle is out. Pop out of the oven, take out of the water bath and place on a cooling rack, also removing the tin foil. One cool enough, I like to pop it into the freezer so its sets nice and stiff. Fridge is fine, but will take longer. Let chill until completely set, minimum at least 2 hours. Slice into 6 pieces and enjoy!

Here are a few other pages you might enjoy!

Quest Hero Bars

Nice Cream! Banana Ice Cream 

Triple Threat Peanut Butter Cookie stuffed Buttermilk Muffins

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Chocolate Cake Truffles

Chocolate Cake Truffles

Fancy Fancy anyone? Truffles are such a delicate, delicious, and usually a rare treat. Well, how about truffles you can easily make at home, that’s easy, and healthy! Well, look no further as I have something to satisfy that sweet tooth. The ever so talented Elkie Chiu, or @elkie888 has created these amazing protein truffles! She has a peanut or a cookies and cream version to pick from! 

Be sure to follow Elkie on here Facebook, IG, and Website!

Macros for Peanut Truffle

  • Calories – 69
  • Carbs – 5.1g
  • Fat – 3.6g
  • Protein – 4g

 Cookie and Cream Truffle

  • Calories – 69
  • Carbs – 5.6g
  • Fat – 3.3g
  • Protein – 4.3g

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Ingredients

Bottom Cake Layer

1/2 a chocolate protein cake or approx 5-6 chocolate protein muffins or any mixture of protein cakes you want about approx 200-300g of Cake (this will really depend on the cake you use) Here is a chocolate cake by Elkie or here is a chocolate cake by me

40g Lightest Cream Cheese (3%Fat)

20ml of almond milk

10g Vitafiber syrup can use any syrup

Peanut layer

20g Peanut Flour

10g Coconut Flour

10-20ml almond milk

10g Peanut Butter

 Few drops of liquid sweeter (stevia) optional

Cookie and Cream layer

20g Cookie and Cream protein powder or Vanilla Protein powder

10g Coconut Flour

10-20ml almond milk

1 crushed Oreo

Few drops of liquid sweetener (stevia) optional

Coating

80 sugar free dark chocolate

8g melted coconut oil 

Method

1.Break up the chocolate cake into a large bowl so it resembles breadcrumbs

2. Add the cream cheese and mix it into the cake crumbs

3. Add the syrup , then slowly add the milk until the mixture comes together to form a dough.

4. Divide the dough into smaller pieces, I made 20 mini from my cake mixture. This will depend on how much cake you used and how big/small you want the truffles to be.

5. Roll the divided pieces into balls and place on a lined baking tray in the freezer for 20 minutes.

6. Meanwhile make up your peanut layer , add the ingredients of the peanut layer into a small bowl and slowly add in the milk bit by bit until it comes together into a soft dough. You may not need all the milk or if its too wet add a little more peanut flour to the mixture , You should be able to form a soft dough.

7. Now divide the mixture into about 10 pieces. Repeat the process for the cookies and cream layer but add in the crushed oreo at the end, Also divide mixture into 10 pieces

8. Take the semi frozen cake truffles out of the freezer. Now place your peanut dough onto a piece of cake truffle and shape into a square, repeat for the remaining peanut dough. Do the same for the cookies and cream dough . when you have finished place the truffles back into the freezer for another 20 minutes .

9. Start to melt the chocolate and coconut oil over a water bath, the coconut oil helps thin the chocolate and gives the chocolate coating a nice sheen.
10. Take the semi frozen truffles out of the freezer . Prepare another baking tray with baking paper and coat each truffle with the melted chocolate . I found that it was easier place the truffle on the fork and spoon the chocolate over, that way you don’t end up using too much chocolate all at once as you can shake off the excess gently.

11. Place on baking tray and leave to set in the fridge. You can freeze these truffles or it will keep in the fridge for a week (if it lasts that long lol ) The macros will vary depending on cake used, type of chocolate etc

Here are some things you might need!

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

MuscleTech Nitro Tech Ripped Whey Protein Isolate Weight Loss Formula, Cookies and Cream, 2 Pounds

Fiberyum Imo Syrup Sweetener, 2.5 Pound, Pre-biotic Fiber Sweetener, Sugar Free

Protein Plus Peanut Flour Gluten Free — 16 oz

SweetLeaf Sweet Drops Liquid Stevia Sweetener, Vanilla Creme, 2 Ounce

Viva Naturals Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 16 Ounce

Oreo Reduced Fat Oreo Cookie, 14.3 -Ounce Packages (Pack of 4) by Oreo

ChocZero 50% Dark Chocolate, Sugar free, Low Carb. No Sugar Alcohol, No Artificial Sweetener, All Natural, Non-GMO – (3 Bags, 30 Pieces)

MuscleTech NitroTech Whey Protein Powder, Whey Isolate and Peptides, Milk Chocolate, 2 Pound

Here are a few other pages you might like!

It’s Okay to Gain Weight

Pumpkin and Butternut Squash Pie

Nice Cream! Banana Ice Cream

Man Sports Cookie Stuffed Cookie Protein Review

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Pb Chocolate Chip Vita Fiber Cookie!

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Macros with Peanut Butter: 

  • Calories – 240
  • Fat – 10.6g
  • Carbs – 38g
  • Protein – 14g
  • Fiber – 22.3g

Macros w/out Peanut Butter:

  • Calories – 150
  • Fat – 3g
  • Carbs – 33.8g
  • Protein – 11g
  • Fiber – 21.3g

Ingredients: 

  • 20g Vitafiber 
  • 10g Whey 
  • 3g Almond Flour 
  • 14g Epic Spreads (optional) 
  • 6g Truvia (optional)
  • 1/8th Baking powder 
  • 14g Chocolate Chips 
  • Splash of milk if needed 

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Instructions: 

Mix your vita fiber and peanut butter together. If your peanut butter is still you can warm it up to help mix better. **You can Sub out peanut butter in the recipe and it still will work. You will need the milk to help mix. 

In a separate bowl mix together dry ingredients together until combined. You are looking for a consistency that you can pick up with your hands.

Now here you can do 1 of two things, or hell do them both I wont judge =]. Take your chocolate chips and put some inside your ‘batter’ or just place them all on top once you place it on a prepared baking pan. I use a silicone baking sheet and they work WONDERS! Way better than using non stick spray or parchment paper in my opinion. 

Bake in the oven for roughly 8 minutes at 350 degrees. Now where you place your cooking in the oven is important. The lower in the oven you bake the cookie will speed up the cooking process, and caramelize the bottom quicker. 

Once cooked(look for golden brown color), pull out and set pan on a cooling rack. It cools quick, so after a few minutes you should be able to grab the cookie right off the pan and enjoy! 

Here are a few things you might need!

Fiberyum Imo Syrup Sweetener, 5 Pound

MuscleTech Performance Series Nitro-Tech – Vanilla – 2 lbs (907g)

Almond Pro Organic High Protein Almond Flour (Pack of 1), Low Fat, Kosher, Gluten Free.

Epic Spreads – Birthday Cake Peanut Cashew Coconut Spread

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

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Here are a few other links you might like!

Muscle Frosting

MET-Rx Protein Bars

100cal Orange and Cherry Muffins

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Peanut Buttah vs Chocolate Family reunion

So I ask you,

What goes better. Peanut Butter and Chocolate, or Chocolate and Peanut Butter. Is there a difference? I don’t fucking know, but the two together brings me more happiness than a clearance rack of doughnuts.

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I had a can of beans left in the fridge and I wanted to get them used up. Been awhile since I made brownies, but I was thinking I wanted to give a cake a go, well trying to keep the carbs as low as possible. So, through countless hours SLAVING away in the kitchen I came up with little beauty.

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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Explosion Cake

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Things you will need for Chocolate Cake:

1/2 svg of chocolate protein(mine was 15g)

6g SF FF chocolate Pudding mix

60g Rinsed and processed cannellini beans into flour

5g Coco

1/8 tsp Baking soda

1 tsp Baking Powder

7 g Coconut Flour

30g Pumpkin Puree

70g Almond Milk*

10g Chocolate Syrup*

Mix above ingredients in a bowl and set to the side

Peanut Butter Cake ingredients:

.75 scoop of peanut butter protein(roughly 23g)

60g rinsed and processed cannellini beans into flour

6g PB2

60g Pumpkin

7g Coconut Flour

1/8th teaspoon Baking soda

1 tsp Baking Powder

60g Almond Milk*

10g Pancake Syrup*

Place batters into Sprayed and Lined Baking dishes and Bake at 375 for roughly 25 min. Chocolate took about 27 min.
Make sure to do the knife or toothpick test to tell if done or not. Once done, take out and leave to cool on a raised surface for 20-30 min

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Well Those are Baking we will make the Frosting:

15g Chocolate Protein

5g Coco

6g SF FF Pudding mix

50g Almond Milk *

30g Chocolate Sauce*

Mix together and place in fridge to thicken.

Now a note to add. Items that have a * behind them may need to be adjusted to deal with your specific protein powder or likeness. Less liquid will be much thicker, more liquid will make it a bit more runny.

Now once the cakes have cooled, slice each cake in half. Now you can just layer the cakes, you can use a bit of frosting to help each layer stick, or you can just use a bit of chocolate syrup. I wanted to save all the frosting for the outside so I just spread a bit a chocolate syrup on each layer to help ‘hold’ it. If I wanted to increase the protein content a bit I would most likely add either another half scoop chocolate or pb protein to make more frosting and could place between each layer,,, but for this recipe I skipped it.

Okay, now at this point you should have a 4 layer cake. I did Chocolate layer, then a pb layer, then chocolate, then pb on top. Now take your frosting out of the fridge. Should be pretty thick, so feel free to add a shot of chocolate syrup or a bit of almond milk/water and remix it. Then, begin to cover your beautiful naked cake.

Now if you would like to add the PB Drizzle, just take 6g of PB2, mix with a bit of liquid then pour over the top.

Proceed to top with your favorite toppings if you would like. As soon as this is done, grab a eating utensil(I wont make ya use a fork if you don’t want to) and begin to instantly consume until you are forced to take a breathe.

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Macros for the Cake are 582 Cals / 6.8g Fat / 64.5g Carb / 65.5g Protein and a HUGE 20g of Fiber.

Macros for 1/4 of Cake : 145.5 cals / 1.7g Fat / 16.1 Carb / 16.3 Protein / 5g of Fiber

I hope you guys Enjoyed this as much as I did!

If you did like it please let me know how it turned out!

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Beans, Beans, The Magical Fruit.

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What’s going on guys??! Raining ass Friday and its slow as hell at work. I figured I would kill a bit of time and write up a full review on my thoughts about the company Enlightened and their product Roasted Broad Beans.

I like beans. Baked beans, Green beans, Bean Brownies, all sorts of beans. Good carb, good protein, good fiber. What else do you want.

Now, I want to say I am not affiliated, endorsed, or anything like that with this company. I was just lucky enough to win a giveaway and really enjoyed the product.

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How nice =]

They also have ice cream which I would really like to try, but not stocked by me =[

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So, What are Broad Beans?

“The best-kept secret in healthy snacking! Enjoyed around the world for their delicious flavor and satisfying crunch, broad beans are a nutritional powerhouse packed with protein and fiber.”

Then What are Enlightened Broad Beans?

“ENLIGHTENED CRISPS

are lightly roasted in sunflower oil, sprinkled with sea salt, and seasoned to perfection. With only 100 calories per serving, they are a great anytime, on-the-go snack! ENLIGHTENED Crisps are also certified vegan, gluten free, non-GMO Project verified, OU kosher, and wheat free. So go ahead… spill the beans.”

Here is a bit of a back story of the company.

OUR STORY

Beyond Better Foods launched ENLIGHTENED Ice Cream in 2013, creating a new section in the ice cream aisle. We’re passionate about creating products that make you feel as good as they taste. Our nutritious, delicious, flavors will make you rethink what ice cream can be. Packed with protein, fiber, and flavor—and light on calories, fat, and sugar— ENLIGHTENED Ice Cream tastes great, and it’s what your body needs.

This year, we are excited to introduce a new line of crunchy and savory snacks – ENLIGHTENED Crisps.  Made from roasted broad beans, a true superfood, ENLIGHTENED Crisps are a fantastic anytime snack. Whether you’re craving sweet, salty, or (like us) both, we’ve got you covered.

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Here is what a typical bag looks like, and my personal favorite flavor, Sriracha

Svg Size 1 oz : 100 cals, 2.5 fat , 15 carb, 7 protein with 3g of fiber.

Here was two reviews I did on some of the flavors.

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@eatenlightened roasted broad beans Garlic & Onion.
First of all I wanna say thank you to @eatenlightened and @lowcarbcooking for hooking me up with a nice little goodie package.
Secondly, I freaking love these. At 2.5f/15c/7p 3fiber I could eat these all day. Awesome change up if you like munching on sunflower seeds, nuts, etc. Awesome flavor, great crunch(made a good topping on my chicken lo mein) and leave a nice taste in your mouth. Cool that it’s beans to haha. So many flavors to try.
Overall: 9/10
Would I buy: yes
Would I recommend: yes

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Back with another review.
Today I’m doing 2 more flavors of the @eatenlightened beans.
Sriracha: first bit is sweet then come the heat in and gives you just the right amount of zing to know its Sriracha but not to hot where it looses flavor(like lots of Sriracha products) I could eat these for days, and threw some on my chicken Sammy which was a great idea.
Sea Salt. Perfect amount of salt flavor, and no to over powering. Threw these in my soup and they kept their crunch for some time. So much better than an oyster cracker.
No way to rate one over the other here cause it would just call to personal likings on flavor.
I would give them both a 9.5/10 just cause there is always room for improvement in anything.
Would I recommend: yes
So much you could do with these. Salads, chex mix, dish toppers, etc

They Also have BBQ and Wasabi flavor not pictured as well.

I highly recommend these to anyone and everyone! So much potential with these bad boys. I will be making these a staple in the diet. I wish I could get my hands on their ice cream to! Go check them out!

http://www.eatenlightened.com/

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Its like if French toast and Cheesecake met, and F**Ked, youd get this

Alright guys I got something for you. Super simple, SUPER macro friendly and freaking yummy!

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Strawberry Protein Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast

How freaking good does that sound?!?

Alright so this is all you need.

4 Slices of bread

70g of strawberries

1 egg white

Splash of Milk

2oz Fat Free Cream Cheese(or w.e cream cheese you want to use)

Cinnamon

Strawberry Syrup(not needed)

1/2 Scoop of Strawberry Protein

Reddi Whip, Cool Whip, it doesn’t matter

Baking Powder and Baking Soda

Lets get this shit started!

First things First, Don’t forget your apron!

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Now, Cut off the edges of the bread

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Once edges are cut off Use your rolling pin to flatten them out

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Next Take you Protein, Syrup, Cream Cheese(helps if It is room temp but I just used cold stuff cause I didn’t wanna wait) and mix it in a bowl.

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Since we are already mixing things, grab another bowl and add in your egg white, splash of almond milk, and a splash of syrup.(I also put in a smidge of B.P. and Baking Soda. Don’t ask if it made a difference lol)

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Now let that sit and take you Cream Cheese mix and start spreading on one side of your flattened bread

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Take your Strawberries and cut them into little pieces and arrange them along one edge of the bread. Save just a bit of each!

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Roll those bad boys up

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Take your Rolled Bread and drop into the egg wash and cover completely. At this time also spray and heat up a skillet.

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Throw them in the pan and start to cook em

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At this point, I took some cinnamon and sprinkled it on right before I turned them.

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Well they are cooking don’t forget to grab the biggest strawberry in the container and munch on it

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Inside Money shot

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Take the French toast and try to plate all fancy( im trying to step my game up)

Take the last bit of cream cheese and spread along the plate, then top with bits of berries. Reddi Whip in the middle.

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Throw a bit of syrup over the top, and your done!

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Macros for the plate minus those 2 strawberries are

274 cals, 2fat/37carb/28protein and 8 grams of fiber!

Hot damn!

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Off to go bench!

Get to the Choppa! Arnold Muscle Bar Chocolate Brownie Review

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The title…. I just had……

Alright, so I recently picked up the new Arnold Series Muscle Bar. Flavor Chocolate Brownie. I do believe they also have a cinnabun and Chocolate PB as well, so be on the lookout for those reviews as well 😉

Before We dive into this stats for the bar:

Macros: 1 bar(90g) 370 cals , 16g of fat / 30g of carbs / 30g of protein / 2g fiber / 7g sugar.

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If you are knowledgeable on Quest Protein bars you will see that there is at least twice the ingredients if not triple compared to Quest.

First Glance out of the Wrapper : Had some minor melting on the top of the package but nothing to worry about. This bar being 90g compared to your usual 60g’ ish bars had a bit more density to it. Not really “squishy” or soft like you may find with a quest or ohYeah bar. Has a bit more richer chocolate smell than my previous review had, but still didn’t get a ‘chocolate brownie’ feel with just the smell.

No Fancy additions to this bar. Just a flat brown bar, yet good size to it.

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Once you break it open you see that it has a Softer brownie layer that was more like a cake feel than a brownie.

Lower level was a much thicker, chewy, brownie feel which I happened to enjoy.  This bar actually looked like what the picture had shown on the wrapper unlike my previous review.

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I decided to do this review in 3 parts.

Room temp: Wasn’t to bad right out of the package. The Top portion of the bar(the softer cake) tended to have a slight grainy texture to it which I wasn’t a huge fan of. The layer of chocolate on the outside was quite thin which most of the top had gotten stuck to the package. The bottom layer however gave me a nice chew.

Warm: Heating it up slightly helped to bring out the flavor of the chocolate outside lining but IMO made the inside of the bar worse tasting.

Cold: Cold was my favorite way to eat this I think. I felt that it helped to bring out the chocolate flavor of the entire bar and made it seem a bit sweeter. This way made me feel like I was eating a brownie the most.

Pros:

30g of protein

Dense feel when eating

Has a nice Milk Chocolate flavor

Satisfying

Looked like the picture

Nice chewy brownie layer

Cons:

Grainy Brownie Layer

Not super strong on the chocolate flavoring

Warming it up made it worse

16g of fat along with 7g of sugar  is a bit steep for the flavoring of the bar

I know not every bar needs a ton of fiber but for 370 cals and 30 carbs I would of liked to see a bit more fiber.

High Calorie Bar

Long Ingredient List.

Slightly higher in Price.

Alright so now to get to the ratings. I am going to do this in 2 parts then combine the two ratings.

Macro Ratings: IMO I am going to give this one a 6/10. Super high in Fat compared to a lot of its counter parts, higher in sugar than a lot of competition lately, and so low of fiber. Frankly for almost 400 cals I would of liked to see either a much richer flavor, or more fiber making up the carbs.

Taste Rating: 8.5/10. Was enjoyable to eat, really enjoyed the chewy brownie layer but I think the top layer and outer coating could use a bit of work. Wouldn’t throw it away but wouldn’t buy it again either. Much rather go with a Combat Crunch if I wanted to stay with Muscle Pharm.

So now, lets combine the two.

Overall Rating: 7.8/10 or a B- , good enough to get by but never first in line.

Interested to see how the Chocolate Pb and Cinnabun Stack up against this.

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Bare with me as I am still trying to get the hang of these reviews!

Please feel free to check me out on Insta under d_chron or #dustyscalculatedmadness

Got a bar you want me to review just let me know!