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3 Fat Burning Desserts

This past weekend, an older (and very wise) woman from my church was sharing me that when she grew up there was always dessert served after a big meal.

She said that she still finds herself craving dessert after dinner even though she has been eating very healthy and clean for many years.

I totally understand. In our house, my kids love to put together their own dessert every evening after they've eaten their dinner. It's pretty fun, because some nights dessert is some silly — but still delicious — concoction from a variety of healthy items they've discovered in the fridge.

If you too crave a little something sweet after you've finished your healthy meal, below are 3 recipes I love when I'm craving a little delicious treat after lunch or dinner.

The best part is they are all high in protein and contain no added sugar, so they will not derail you from your weight loss goals in any way.

Because here’s the truth: losing weight and taking care of your health, does NOT have to mean missing out on delicious treats...

4-Ingredient Protein Brownies

Ingredients:

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease a loaf pan with coconut oil. Combine bananas, almond butter, cacao powder, and protein powder in a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour the mixture into the greased loaf pan, and bake for 20 minutes, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool before cutting into 9 brownies.

Strawberry Banana Popsicles

Ingredients:

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth. Pour into 3-6 popsicle molds and freeze. These are great any time of the year!

Protein Hot Chocolate

Ingredients:

Directions:

Whisk together almond milk, cacao powder, protein powder, sea salt, and stevia in a saucepan. Heat through, simmer for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Pour into your favorite mug, and enjoy!

The only protein powder I use at home is Spring of Life Plant-Based Protein Powder. It's delicious and doesn't contain any inflammatory ingredients like many other protein powders on the market today.

For many people, whey and soy protein powders can derail their weight loss efforts, causing them to not see results — or even worse, gain weight — when all they want to do is lose weight.

If you've been using a whey- or soy-based protein powder and aren't seeing the weight loss results you desire, I highly encourage you to try a protein powder that is completely plant-based (the protein in Spring of Life's protein powder comes from peas and rice). I've seen people make significant changes in their weight loss efforts with this one tweak alone.

The only protein powder I use — Spring of Life Plant-Based Protein Powder »

Comments

Coach Chrissy
Suzi - These recipes really do require protein powder. We have other delicious recipes (brownies, drinks, etc) that you could find in our recipe section that don't contain protein powder.
Coach Chrissy
Adele - Coconut milk would be a great substitute.
Mandi Padamsee
Can we do these without protein powder?
Gae Keyzer
Can you buy Isabel’s protein powder in Canada?
Suzi Wild
I don't have the chocolate protein powder on hand Any suggestions?
Yolanda Davis
Thank you for sharing I drink the protein Hot Cocoa every morning really yummy!!!
Carol Kimpel
Love these recipes, thank you.
maria
excited to try these! Look so yummy!
bec
I ❤ these recipes! Can't wait to try them!
Allison Kinsey
Wow it all sounds yummy
Gale M
Allergic to nuts. Can't use them.
Sandra Kray
I can't wait to try these! thank you for all of your great recipes and meal plans. _
Kim Vargas
They all look very tasty
Adele Young
Can you use coconut milk instead of almond milk? I assumed it’s the unsweetened variety?

Categories

  1. Healthy Eating   
       13 posts
  1. Balance   
       10 posts
  1. Parenting   
       4 posts
  1. Gluten Free   
       4 posts
  1. Meal Planning   
       3 posts
  1. Clean Eating   
       3 posts
  1. Inspiration   
       3 posts
  1. Cheat Day   
       2 posts
  1. Guest Post   
       0 posts

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