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Loaded Apples Recipe

Transform an apple from a boring, mid-morning snack into a gourmet, any-time meal with this Loaded Apples recipe.

loaded apples recipe almond butter

Salty, crunchy, sweet and healthy. . It only takes a few minutes to go from the average snack to bodybuilding cuisine. Here’s how you make these Loaded Apples:

1 medium gala apple
1 tbsp. almond butter
1/4 cup high protein granola
1 tsp. honey
A pinch of freshly ground sea salt

1) Slice a medium gala apple.
2) Spread 1 tbsp. of almond butter over the flesh of the slices.
3) Sprinkle 1/4 cup of high protein granola evenly on top of the almond butter topping.
4) Drizzle 1 tsp. of honey over the apples.
5) Sprinkle a pinch of freshly ground sea salt over the apples.

Protein: 11 g
Carbohydrates: 25 g
Fat: 9 g

Make it a meal
Mix 1 scoop of whey protein with 8 oz. of ice cold water and drink on the side to make your total protein intake 35 g!

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Cajun Shrimp/Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

I said it back when I posted my Healthy Enchiladas recipe, Mexican cuisine is one of the easiest cuisines to make healthy. This is technically one recipe with two options: either you use chicken or you toss some shrimp in Cajun spices and use that. Here’s all you need:

1 whole wheat tortilla
6 oz. shredded chicken breast or cooked shrimp
1/4 cup low fat shredded cheese
1/4 avocado (sliced)
2 tbsp. mild salsa
1 tbsp. plain Greek yogurt

1) Lightly coat a medium sized pan with oil spray and heat on a low-medium flame. Place the tortilla on the pan until it’s warm and pliable.
2) Sprinkle cheese evenly across the tortilla and continue to cook until melted.
3) Add chicken or shrimp to 1 side of the tortilla.
4) Add avocado slices to the same side.
5) Once the tortilla is crispy, fold the half that only has cheese over the half that has cheese, meat & avocado.
6) Plate, then top with salsa and Greek yogurt.

Nutrition Info
Protein: 53 g
Carbohydrates: 32 g
Fat: 11 g

Want a healthy dessert after? Try one of these recipes:

High Protein Peppermint Patty Ice Cream (Recipe)
Protein Packed Vanilla Cinnamon Cappuccino Recipe
Maple Glazed Jelly Pronuts Recipe made with Kodiak Cakes Powercakes Mix

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Raspberry Lemon Smoothie Recipe

This Raspberry Lemon Smoothie recipe is a refreshing, summertime smoothie that has a full serving of vegetables, fruit, 30 grams of protein, green tea antioxidants and a lemon twist.

This is all you need:

1 cup of raw spinach or kale
1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt
1/4 cup raspberry sorbet
1/2 cup frozen raspberries
1/2 scoop Scivation Vanilla Whey Protein
1 tsp. Green Tea Matcha
8 oz. of cold water or coconut water
1 lemon wedge


1) Add the ingredients from softest to hardest to a blender: yogurt, spinach/kale, sorbet, whey protein, green tea matcha, frozen raspberries.
2) Add 8 oz. of cold water or coconut water and blend until the ingredients are evenly distributed and smooth.
3) Pour into a large glass and squeeze a lemon wedge over the top of the smoothie.
4) Serve.

Nutrition Info

Protein: 30 g
Carbohydrates: 35 g
Fat: 3 g

Check out these other delicious smoothies made with fruit, vegetables, coconut water and/or green tea matcha!

Green Tea Matcha Green Smoothie Recipe

BCAA & Superfoods Recovery Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie (Recipe)

I stacked this Raspberry Lemon Smoothie with Enlightened Mesquite BBQ flavor Crisps for a well rounded meal loaded with protein, fiber, complex carbs, and vitamins. If you want a break from the good ol’ Green Smoothie recipe, then try out this Raspberry Lemon smoothie this summer and let me know how you like it!

Maple Glazed High Protein Jelly Donuts Recipe

Nothing on the internet needs to go viral more than these Maple Glazed High Protein Jelly Donuts.

Kodiak Cake Power Cakes Protein Donut Recipe Maple Glaze Coconut Oil Pancake

These sticky, sweet, crispy donuts are made with Kodiak Cakes Power Cakes mix and filled with organic mixed berry preserves before being lightly fried in coconut oil and then rolled in a sweet maple syrup glaze and sprinkled with cinnamon and powdered sugar. With over 15 grams of protein, these donuts are worth every bite.

Here’s how you can make your own:

1 cup Kodiak Cakes Power Cakes Mix
6 tsp. organic mixed berry preserves
1 whole egg
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 tbsp. coconut oil
1 tsp. powdered sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
* Makes 6 Pronuts

Prepping Instructions
1) In a large bowl combine the Power Cakes mix with 1 whole egg and 1/4 cup of water and mix until the batter has a cookie dough-like consistency.
2) Mold the mix into patties and make an indent in them with your thumb.
3) Add 1 tsp. of organic berry preserves, jelly, jam or whatever filling you’d like into the indent.
4) Fold the dough over the jelly filling making sure the indents are completely sealed.

Cooking Instructions
1) Heat a large skillet on a medium flame and melt 2 tbsp. of virgin coconut oil.
2) Place each donut on the skillet and fry until both sides and edges of the donut are golden-light brown.
3) Place the donuts on a plate and rub them with maple syrup (dip a spoon in maple syrup and rub it evenly across the donut. Repeat until each donut is fully and evenly glazed).
4) Sprinkle 1 tsp. of powdered sugar and 1 tsp. of cinnamon evenly over each donut.


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Enchiladas with Black Beans & Avocado Recipe

Mexican cuisine is one of the easiest cuisines to make healthy adjustments without anybody being able to tell. There are a few exchanges you make to completely adjust the macronutrient profile. Do this and your dish will instantly become healthier and taste exactly the same:

Ground Beef –> Ground Turkey
Shredded Cheese –> Reduced Fat Shredded Cheese
Refried or Pinto Beans –> Black Beans (mash for the refried consistency)
Jasmine or Spanish Rice –> Brown Rice
Sour Cream –> Plain Greek Yogurt (tastes exactly the same but has about 10x the protein)
Butter –> Coconut Oil

Here’s my Healthy Enchilada Recipe that I made using ground turkey, low fat cheese, black beans, coconut oil, salsa, plain Greek yogurt, and tortillas:

1 lb ground turkey
1 can of black beans
1/4 cup shredded reduced fat cheese
1/2 cup of onion (diced)
1/2 cup of mild salsa
2 tsp. coconut oil
16 small flour tortillas
1/2 avocado

Meat-Filling Instructions
+ Sautee 1/2 cup of diced onions and 1/2 can of black beans in 2 tsp. of coconut oil on medium heat until the onions are golden.
+ Add 1 lb of ground turkey to the pan and mix until the black beans and onions are evenly distributed in the meat, and until the meat is evenly brown.
+ Set to low heat and stir occasionally.

Now that the meat is ready, you need to prepare the tortillas.

Tortilla Instructions
+ Place 5 small tortillas at a time in between two moist paper towels and microwave for 30 seconds. This should make the tortillas more pliable and easier to wrap with.
+ Once heated, place the tortillas across a baking pan.
+ Place 1-2 large spoonfuls (or 1 oz.) of meat in the center of the tortilla and wrap by first folding in the sides and then pulling one side over the meat using your fingertips to tuck the tortilla under the meat, and roll tightly. They should look like  mini-burritos.
+ You should be able to make between 15-16 enchiladas.
+ Sprinkle 1/4 cup of shredded cheese evenly over the enchiladas.

Final Instructions
+ Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
+ Place your enchiladas in the oven for 15-20 minutes.
+ Remove from oven and top with salsa, avocado , and for an extra protein boost, Greek yogurt.

This recipe makes roughly 16 healthy, super-filling enchiladas with 2 enchiladas making up 1 serving. For more healthy recipes follow me on Instagram and Facebook! Hit me with any questions or comments on Twitter.


Mixed Berry Kodiak Cake High Protein Waffles

Kodiak Cake Power Cakes aren’t just for flapjacks, they make next level waffles too!

The process is exactly the same as making Kodiak Cake flapjacks except you pour the batter onto a waffle iron. I went one step further and topped my waffles off with mixed berries, powdered sugar and a drizzle of maple syrup. This is all you need:

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1 cup of Kodiak Cake Powercakes Mix
1 cup of water
1/2 cup of mixed berries
1 tbsp. maple syrup
1 tsp. powdered sugar
* for more protein add 2 egg whites or 1/2 scoop of vanilla whey protein

1) Mix Kodiak Cake Powercakes mix with 1 cup of water.
2) Pour over an oiled waffle iron (coconut oil preferably).
3) Cook until golden brown and then plate.
4) Top with mixed berries, sprinkle powdered sugar and a drizzle of maple syrup.
5) Serve.

Nutrition Info
Protein: 14 g
Carbohydrates: 45 g
Fat: 4 g

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Want an extra energy boost? Try stacking these waffles with my Vanilla Cinnamon Protein Cappuccino! For more healthy recipes follow me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

High Protein Peppermint Patty Ice Cream Recipe

Stay on track with your fitness goals with this high protein peppermint patty ice cream

This Peppermint Patty Ice Cream is made with sweet spreads dark chocolate mint coconut butter, Greek yogurt, truvia and dark chocolate chips (optional). It’s so easy to make, here’s what you need:

1 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt (mixed with 1 packet of stevia)
1 tbsp. Sweet Spreads Dark Chocolate Mint Coconut Butter
1 tbsp. Dark Chocolate Chips (optional)

1) Warm the Coconut butter for 30 seconds to soften. Mix with Greek Yogurt.
2) Sprinkle dark chocolate chips in and stir.
3)  Place in the freezer for 30 minutes.
4) Stir and place back in the freezer for another 30 minutes.
5) Repeat step 4 until you reach your desired consistency.

Protein: 28 g
Carbohydrates: 20 g
Fat: 7 (without chocolate chips), 10 (with chocolate chips)

peppermint patty dark chocolate frozen greek yogurt ice cream recipe

The Greek yogurt provides a large serving of slowly digesting casein protein to keep you satisfied for hours, the coconut butter provides a serving of medium chain triglycerides which help burn fat, lower bad cholesterol levels (LDL), and lower blood pressure. Compare this with 1/2 cup of Haagen Dazs where you would have 16 grams of fat, 35 grams of sugar and 1 gram of protein and it’s clear to see why this recipe is great for anyone with ice cream cravings. Want to kick it up a notch? Add a 1/2 scoop of Scivation Vanilla Whey Protein for another 15 grams of protein in your ice cream while giving it a creamy vanilla taste to compliment the dark chocolate, minty goodness!

Protein Packed Vanilla Cinnamon Cappuccino Recipe

Coffee lovers and fitness lovers unite over this Protein Packed Vanilla Cinnamon Cappuccino recipe that will keep you full and focused for hours!

If you’ve never had protein packed baked goods (like Lenny & Larry’s protein cookies or Quest products) with a cup of coffee you’re missing out. But, now imagine having a protein-caffeine packed breakfast in one hot, foamy slurp. Here’s how to make this Vanilla Cinnamon Cappuccino recipe:

1/3 scoop Scivation vanilla whey protein
4 oz. skim milk
8 oz. coffee
1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. honey

+ Blend the vanilla whey protein and skim milk for 30 seconds, or until frothy.
+ Microwave for 30 seconds.
+ Add piping hot coffee and blend for another 30 seconds.
+ Pour into a large mug and sprinkle cinnamon.
+ Drizzle honey over the frothy, cinnamon coated foam and serve.

Nutrition Info
Calories: 104
Protein: 16 g
Carbohydrates: 10 g
Fat: 0 g

Pair this cappuccino with a stack of whole wheat pancakes, Kodiak Cake Cookies, Lenny & Larry’s cookies, a fruit salad, or a Homemade Sausage Egg McMuffin for a delicious, satiating breakfast.

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Chili Bacon Bison Burger with Garlic Parmesan Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

Bacon makes everything better. Chili makes everything better. I was the catalyst that made them join forces for this Bison burger recipe. Imagine a juicy bison burger topped with melted cheddar cheese, smoky bacon and a big spoonful of spicy chili in between a buttery garlic toasted challah bread bun. Not sold? What if I pile a bunch of crispy parmesan, garlic and herb sweet potato fries next to it? Where are the greens, you ask? I added a cherry, almond spinach salad to the plate for a pop of color and flavor.

chili bacon bison burger garlic parmesan sweet potato fries white wineChili Ingredients
1 lb of ground turkey
1 cup of black beans
1/4 cup chopped onions
2 tbsp. chopped garlic
16 oz. tomato sauce
1 tbsp. red pepper flakes
2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. oregano
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. garlic powder


Sweet Potato Fries Ingredients
2 large sweet potatoes
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
1 tbsp. chopped garlic
1 tbsp. italian herbs (parsley, oregano, basil)
* Makes 3-4 servings

Cherry Almond Spinach Salad Ingredients
4 cups of raw baby spinach
1/4 cup split roasted almonds
1/4 cup of dried cherries
1 tbsp. bleu cheese crumbles
2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
*Makes 2 servings

1) Add 4-6 oz bison burger patty to a grill on a high flame.
2) Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side for medium rare.
3) Add 2 tbsp. of shredded cheddar cheese atop the burger.
4) Spread butter, herbs and garlic on a challah bread bun and toast on the grill until golden brown (30-60 seconds)
5) Plate the toasted bun.
6) Place the bison burger on the toasted bun and top with bacon & 2 tbsp. of chili.
7) Pile your sweet potato fries next to the burger.
8) Add your cherry almond spinach salad to the plate.
9) Serve.

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Green Tea Matcha Green Smoothie Recipe

My last Green Smoothie recipe declared itself as the only Green Smoothie recipe you’ll ever need…but variety is the spice of life so here’s a new one. Although very similar, this Green Smoothie recipe boasts some new greens, green apple, hydrating coconut water and still packs the same high quality nutrition content.

green tea smoothie coconut water high proteinIngredients
1 cup raw kale
1/2 Green Apple (peeled & sliced)
1/2 medium banana
1 cup of ice
1/2 cup of plain Greek Yogurt
1 scoop of strawberry or vanilla Whey protein
1 tsp. Green Tea Matcha
8 oz. cold coconut water


+ Add the ingredients in the following order (softest to hardest): yogurt, banana, whey protein, kale, apple, and ice.
+ Blend for 30 seconds.Shake to mix up ingredients again.
+ Blend again for 30 seconds or until smooth.
+ Pour

Nutrition Info
Protein: 35 g
Carbohydrates: 23 g
Fat: 6 g

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Try these other healthy smoothie recipes!
BCAA & Superfoods Recovery Smoothie
Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie (Recipe)

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