As the days get colder and the family gatherings become more frequent, we know it’s hard to pass up on the baked goods and sweets. But Auntie brought her famous anisette cookies and Grandma came with that tin of holiday candy you oddly can’t say no to. #TheStruggleIsReal. But fear not! Our friends at YourGymGF are sharing some great recipes for healthy snacks to satisfy your sweet tooth without wiping out that killer turkey day workout!
4 cups quick oats
4 packets Stevia
Dash of cinnamon
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
2 scoops About Time pumpkin spice or vanilla protein (or your favorite protein powder)
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 cup almond milk
1/2 cup mini dark chocolate chips
Mix oats, Stevia, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and protein powder until even throughout.
Add pumpkin puree and almond milk. Mix again.
Stir in chocolate chips.
Shape into 1 inch balls and place on wax paper. Refrigerate overnight! They are the best Day #2!
No Bake Apple Crisp Protein Balls
2 cups quick oats
8oz organic apple cinnamon or maple apple sauce
1 scoop About Time vanilla protein (or your favorite protein powder)
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 tbsp coconut sugar
1/4 cup slivered almonds
Directions: (makes 8 balls)
Shape into balls and refrigerate! Do not cover with plastic wrap or foil. Enjoy!
Baked Sweet Bananas
Oats, cinnamon and honey to taste
Slice banana and sprinkle with oats and cinnamon. Drizzle with honey to taste.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
Serve with frozen vanilla greek yogurt.