5 Fat Burning Snack Recipes

5 Fat Burning Snack Recipes

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Homemade Gluten Free, Healthy Protein Bars

These protein bars make a great and nutritious snack

What you need:

  • 6 tbsp. unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 6 tbsp.¼ cup almond flour (buy at a health food store or make your own by blending almonds)
  • 3 tbsp.½ cup ground flax seeds
  • ⅓ tbsp.cup chopped walnuts
  • ¼ cup natural sweetener like Stevia
  • 8 scoops chocolate whey protein powder
  • 4 large table spoons of natural almond butter
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk

What you do:

  1. Mix all dry ingredients together. Add almond butter and mix until everything sticks together. Finally, add a bit of almond milk slowly until you get a good sticky mix (not too gooey) just enough so you can form it into a big flat pancake shape that wont fall apart.
  2. Spray some non stick oil spray into a square or rectangular pan, and sprinkle shredded coconut at the bottom.
  3. Spread the mix onto the pan, you may have to use your hands.
  4. Finally, sprinkle with some more shredded coconut on top as well so that it’s not too sticky later.
  5. Refrigerate for a few hours, and when the mixture is nice and firm, cut into squares.

Makes 8 bars

Nutrient breakdown per serving: Calories – 313; Fat – 16g; Carbs – 9g; Protein – 33g; Fiber – 6g

Gluten, Carb and Dairy Free Bread

Oh yes, we have a recipe for gluten/dairy/carb/guilt-free bread too!

What you need:

  • 300g almond meal
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 6 egg whites
  • stevia to taste
  • 2 tsp. of cinnamon

What you do:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together to make a dough.
  2. Form into a loaf shape into your baking tin.
  3. Bake for around 30min on 200 degrees Celsius.
  4. Let the loaf cool for 20 minutes and remove from tin.
  5. Enjoy!

Makes 10 servings

Nutrient breakdown per serving: Calories – 236; Fat – 21; Carbs – 7; Protein – 9; Fiber – 3

Homemade Protein Bars

These protein bars are excellent food for post workout, as they are full of carbs, low in fat and high in protein. This makes it a great post workout snack!

What you need:

  • 2 ½ c. (200 g) oats
  • 2 scoop (30 g) whey protein isolate (use chocolate flavor)
  • 6 egg whites
  • 2 medium bananas (300 g), mashed
  • 1 tbsp. Honey
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon

What you do:

  1. Preheat the oven to 355.
  2. Mix together the oats, whey and cinnamon.
  3. Add egg whites, mashed bananas and honey.
  4. Add lactose free skim milk slowly while mixing.
  5. Spoon the mixture into a lined cake tin sprayed with Pam and level with a knife.
  6. Place in oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  8. Cut into 4 bars.

Makes 4 bars

Nutrient breakdown per serving: Calories – 329; Fat – 4g; Carbs – 54g; Protein – 28g; Fiber – 5g

Protein Cinnamon Cake with Cocoa Syrup

This recipe has at least three prominent advantages:

a. It satisfies cravings;
b. It is easy to carry around and eat while you are outside; and
c. It is very easy to make!

What you need:

  • 5 scoops of protein powder
  • 8 egg whites
  • 1-2 tbsp. of cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. of baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Stevia to taste
  • 100ml of water
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa powder

What you do:

Cake:

  1. Mix the dry ingredients in a blender.
  2. Add the egg whites to the mix.
  3. Slowly add water. You are looking for a smooth consistency, the mixture should not be runny.
  4. Pour the mixture into a microwave friendly dish and cover.
  5. Microwave for 4 minutes.
  6. Cool the cake for 10-15 minutes.

Syrup:

  1. Mix stevia, cocoa powder and 1 tsp. of cinnamon
  2. Add a few drops of water. Very little, so the consistency is not runny.
  3. Pour it on top of the cake
  4. Serve and Enjoy!

Makes 5 servings

Nutrient breakdown per serving: Calories – 145; Fat – 0; Carbs – 2; Protein – 33; Fiber – 0

“Get Jacked” Frozen Yogurt

It is best to have this delicious snack before bed, as the casein in Greek yogurt will feed your muscles throughout the night.

What you need:

  • ¾ cup of Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp. crushed flax seeds
  • 1 scoop whey protein isolate (any flavor)
  • Stevia (optional)
  • Carb and fat free pudding powder

What you do:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together.
  2. Put in the freezer for 2-3 hours.
  3. Take out and enjoy!

Makes 2 servings

Nutrient breakdown per serving: Calories – 123; Fat – 2; Carbs – 5; Protein – 24; Fiber – 2

 

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