Chocolate Covered Protein Bites-With a Sense of Humor

My darling daughter turns 6 on Friday. Saturday is her birthday and I am opting for non-traditional birthday fare…of sorts.

  • Fruit Salad with homemade organic whipped cream
  • Chocolate covered protein bites
  • Brownie pops
  • Fruit smoothies from Fresh Planet.

Tonight it was time to make the protein bites. I haven’t made chocolate for dipping in a long time, so I got to learn a valuable lesson tonight… that I will share. SmileDON’T ADD LIQUID TO YOUR CHOCOLATE!

Adding liquid to your chocolate causes it to seize and become a granular solid mass of useless schtuff!  LOL

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Here’s the Good the Bad and the ugly of tonight’s cooking lesson.

Instead, use 1 TBSP of grape seed oil for each cup of chips that you are using.

I melted 1 cup of white chocolate chips to coat 40 protein bites, as seen below.  I use two tiny spoons to swish them in the melted chocolate, then move them to a piece of parchment paper on a cookie sheet.  I refrigerate them for 15-30 minutes, then move them to a container for storage.

These are a nice snack/treat because they pack a nice protein punch.  I only coat them in chocolate for special occasions, but love them!!!

Click the protein bites link for the basic recipe, then just roll them in your melted chocolate or white chocolate for a tasty, special treat!

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For more information on healthy treats, contact me. I’m happy to share ideas!

How to make Protein Bites

Today, we are making peanut butter, protein bites with guest chef, CLB.

1/4 cup natural peanut butter

1/4 cup chocolate, Energizing Soy Protein

1 Tbsp + Honey

1 tsp Coconut oil (if your peanut butter is very dry)

Mix it all up & roll it into balls.  Store in refridgerator or freezer until you are ready to eat them.

1-2 balls = a healthy snack

6-7 balls = a healthy protein option for a child’s lunch.

CLB shows us how to mix up Protein Bites.

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For more information on healthy alternatives and how to Feel Good Fast, contact me.