Peanut butter protein cups

16 December 2020 FIAFitnation
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Looking for a delicious new way to fit in extra protein? Protein is essential for building and repairing cells to ensure your body is optimally performing at its best.

Diana Cosovan, Nutrition Coach graduate and owner of Jump Fit Training, shares her creation which includes many of our favourite nutrient-dense ingredients. We love sharing recipes that are created using mindful ingredients that are beneficial for your body (and your taste buds!).

Peanut butter protein cups (5 serves)

Ingredients

  • 30g prunes
  • 30g dates (soaked for 5 minutes in water to soften)
  • 20g almond meal or (LSA mix)
  • 15-20g  raw honey (depends on how sweet the protein powder is)
  • 1 tsp vanilla or cinnamon
  • 25g salted caramel/vanilla protein powder
  • 50g peanut butter (or any nut butter)
  • 15g chia seeds
  • 60g rolled oats
  • Approx. 50-60ml of water (depends how soft the nut butter is)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients in a food processor (for a few seconds) and then add in all remaining ingredients (add water gradually). You may need more or less water to achieve a moist consistency.
  3. Spoon mixture into muffin tray (lined with paper muffin cups).
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean.
  5. Stand for 5 minutes in pan. Allow to cool on a wire rack and enjoy!

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