Say Goodbye to Holiday Pounds: Discover Our Magical Protein-Packed Recipes!🎅🏻

As the festive season twinkles around us, navigating the wonderland of holiday treats while keeping up a healthy routine might seem like a journey through a snowstorm.

 

It’s a frosty fact: many of us end up 5-17 pounds more ‘jolly’ from Halloween to the New Year’s countdown.

 

But let’s team up to make a change this year! 🌲⛄ Your Winter Wellness Ally: PROTEIN ⛄🌲

 

Discover why protein is the shining star in your holiday weight management journey:

 

1️⃣ Banish the Craving Grinch: Wave goodbye to those troublesome cravings lurking around every corner. Protein is like a cozy holiday blanket, keeping you full and satisfied, far from the siren call of the cookie platter.

 

2️⃣ Light Up Your Metabolism: Here’s a festive surprise – your body expends more energy digesting protein than it does for fats or carbs. Increasing your protein intake is like adding sparkling lights to your metabolism, making it a dynamic, fat-burning display.

 

3️⃣ Sculpt a Winter Masterpiece: Protein isn’t just about feeling full; it’s the artisan of your body, sculpting and preserving lean muscle. Pair it with holiday-themed exercise, and you’ll soon be showcasing a figure as striking as a beautifully carved ice sculpture.

 

Wondering how to sprinkle more protein into your holiday menu?

 

We’ve wrapped up some scrumptious protein-rich recipes that will not only delight your palate but also align with your fitness goals. Get ready to unwrap a few holiday-inspired, tantalizing recipes to jumpstart your festive fitness journey!

 

Double Chocolate Chocolate Cake

 

Total Time: 1hr 20 Mins
Prep Time: 15 Mins
Cook Time: 5 Mins
Serves: 8

 

Ingredients

 

For the Chocolate Cake:

  • 1 cup unsweetened dark chocolate chunks or dark chocolate chips
  • 2 scoop of Elite Chocolate Protein
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 1 14 oz can full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup coconut nectar
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil

For Chocolate Frosting:

  • 1½ cups coconut cream
  • 2 tablespoons coconut nectar
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

Instructions:

1. Literally, grease an 8-inch round cake pan with coconut oil. In a small bowl, whisk together almond meal, cocoa powder, and Elite Chocolate Protein. Set aside.

2. Heat coconut milk, coconut oil, and coconut nectar over low heat until steaming. Transfer to a large mixing bowl and stir in chocolate chips until smooth.

3. Gradually whisk dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until well combined. Pour into prepared pan. Smooth top with a spatula. Place in freezer for 1 hour to set.

4. For frosting, combine coconut cream, cocoa powder and coconut nectar in a medium mixing bowl. Beat using a hand mixer on medium speed until smooth and fluffy. Place into a bowl and refrigerate.

5. Frost with chocolate coconut frosting. Store in refrigerator.

 

Santa’s Favorite Cookie🍪

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 Cup of Coconut Oil
  • 1 TBSP of Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Scoops of Thrive Elite Vanilla Protein
  • 1 Cup of Almond Flour (can sub for Coconut)
  • 1/4 Cup of Swerve Sweetener (or sweetener of your choice)
  • 1/4 TSP of Baking Soda
  • Dash of Cinnamon (optional)
  • Pinch of Salt (optional)
  • 1/4 Cup of Chocolate Chips

Instructions:

1. Preheat Oven to 365 degrees
2. Grab a medium-sized bowl and add egg, coconut oil, and Vanilla Extract. Stir in thoroughly.
3. Then add all dry ingredients ~ Thrive Elite Protein, Almond Flour, Baking Soda, Sweetener, Cinnamon, and salt.
4. Combine all ingredients until it forms into a doughy texture.
5. Fold in Chocolate Chips
6. Use a cookie scooper to scoop out dough onto a greased cookie sheet
7. Flatten down cookies (OPTIONAL)
8. Bake in the oven for 10 Minutes (Or until goldened)
9. Allow cookies to cool down, and then ENJOY!!!

 

Thrive Elite Gingerbread Bites🍪

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 Cup Of Raw Almonds
  • 1 TBSP Of Almond Butter
  • 1 Scoop Of Thrive Elite Vanilla Protein
  • 1/4 Cup Of Raw Coconut Nectar
  • Dash Of Salt
  • 1 TSP Of Ground Ginger
  • 1 TSP Of Ground Cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in food processor.
  2. Pour mixture into bowl.
  3. Roll the mixture into bite sized ball. Keep refrigerated!
  4. ENJOY!

 

Cheers to a fit and fabulous holiday season,

 

❤️ ~ Jay  

 

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