Ingredients in High Protein Cookies
and their nutritional benefits
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Make it vegan
How to Make High Protein Banana Muffins
Bananas - bananas are a good source of potassium which is an important mineral for heart health, blood pressure, and keeping your muscles and bones healthy. Good source of soluble fiber (average sized ripe banana contains ~3g of fiber). Soluble fiber is helpful for lowering cholesterol and decreasing the risk of heart disease. Contains prebiotic fiber which promotes gut health
PBfit or PB2 - a lower fat, lower calorie alternative to peanut butter, while still maintaining the rich, creamy and nutty flavor we all love
Egg - Contains 6g of protein/egg; good source of vitamins/minerals like selenium, phosphorus, choline, Vitamin B12 to name a few; contains antioxidants like lutein and Zeaxanthin which is important for eye health
Cinnamon - Contains antioxidants that can help reduce inflammation; some studies suggest helps with improving insulin sensitivity and blood sugar levels
Old fashioned oats - Great source of fiber, containing 5g per half cup serving; has been associated with reduction in cholesterol and the risk of heart disease; contains B vitamins
Make it gluten free
Replace one egg with one flax egg - 1 tablespoon flax meal mixed with 3 tablespoons water
Dairy free chocolate chips option- dark chocolate or Enjoy Life!
If you need gluten free oats, be sure to look for Certified Gluten Free oats
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Mash your bananas into a puree consistency
3. In a large bowl, combine bananas, PB2, egg, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt.
4. Add in oats, chocolate chips, and raisins.
5. Using a large spoon, mold into small balls and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
5. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
6. Serve and enjoy!
serving and storing tips
Get ready, because these cookies *might* just change your life. These protein cookies
are an absolute game changer, and I guarantee you're going to love them and your family will be asking for them on repeat. They are full of protein and have great amounts of fiber which keeps us full and keeps our blood sugar balanced. They are so easy to whip up, you can make them in a pinch, and easily double the recipe, because I promise you, they'll be gone in a second! They are amazing for breakfast or a snack that will help nourish you and curve those sweet cravings!
Make it Nut free
Substitute PBfit/PB2 with a nut-free alternative, like sunbutter or coconut butter
Enjoy warm, fresh out of the oven OR freeze in an airtight container and pop them in the microwave to enjoy throughout a busy week!
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