Hi everyone! Just want you all to know that I haven’t forgotten about this blog! I’ve been putting time into school, and my side-project for one of my classes: Vegan Fitness With Nikki
Here’s some of the recipes that I’ve posted there recently!
That’s just a taste of some of the recipes I’ve posted over there (hah, pun intended), so go check them out! 🙂
Have a great day everyone! 🙂
A Sister-Blog to Cook With Nikki
Check out the new blog I’ve started for a project in my Interactive Marketing class!
We were asked to create a blog about something we’re passionate about on the Blogger website, and since I’ve already got this blog as my baby, I decided to do something somewhat related, but with a twist! It’s still new, and still in the works… But I really like the direction it’s going in! 🙂
It puts a primary focus on:
- Vegan/vegetarian foods
- Fitness related entries
- Reviews on random products focused on fitness and vegetarian/vegan food
- My own personal progress with P90x
- And there will also be some recipes thrown in because it’s impossible for me to have a blog without that!
Here’s a quick and simple sweet fix for people seeking out some energy and protein before or after their workout session! As I was making them, I couldn’t help but eat a few because they were so tasty! I’ve used peanut butter this time around, but have made them in the past with almond butter, sunflower seed butter (not my favourite…), and a mixture of walnut and peanut butter. These are calorie dense because of the peanut butter, though you probably won’t be too hungry after eating a batch of these. Here’s the recipe, enjoy! 🙂
Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Protein Balls
- 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
- 1/4 cup quick cooking rolled oats
- 1 tsp cocoa powder
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tbsp carob chips
- 3 tbsp natural peanut butter (or nut butter of your choice)
- 2 tbsp honey
- Mix all ingredients together in a bowl with your hands, and roll the dough out into little balls.
- Place in a plastic baggie, and pop them in the fridge.
- Let them harden for at least an hour. You can eat them right away if you like, but they taste better after being in the fridge for a bit.
An army of protein balls!
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