Snack recipes for runners & cyclists during lockdown

Healthy & nutrient packed

Published by ashthomo nutrition
on Aug 20, 2020


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Choc-nut Protein Balls


Ingredient

  • 1.5 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup 100% nut butter (peanut butter, almond butter, cashew butter)
  • 1 scoop chocolate WPI
  • 100mL of unsweetened almond milk
  • Dash of salt
  • 2 Tablespoons cocao nibs or 85% dark chocolate cut into small pieces


Method

  • Place oats, peanut butter, Bindi protein powder, unsweetened almond milk, salt, and cocao nibs/ 85% dark chocolate in a large bowl and stir to combine.
  • Once combined, use a small spoon or ice-cream scoop to form the dough into balls.
  • Store in a covered container in the fridge or freezer.

Protein pancakes

(Makes 4 pancakes Serving size= 2 pancakes)


Ingredients 

(Makes 3 pancakes)

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 150g plain Greek yoghurt
  • 1 mashed banana
  • 1 scoop WPI
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • Optional 2 tsp vanilla extract


Method

  • Pre-heat frying pan and spray with extra virgin olive oil
  • Mix all dry ingredients in food processor
  • Add in eggs, 150g of yoghurt, mashed banana and optional vanilla extract
  • Pour mixture into hot pan
  • Flip after 1 minute and cook for another 30 seconds

Serve with fruit of your choice, handful of nuts and plain Greek yoghurt or high protein cottage cheese

Low Carb Brownies

(Makes 9 squares)


Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup Cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup Old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup stevia
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ¼ cup sugar-free choc chips or cocao nibs


Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180 deg cel.
  • Place baking paper on an oven tray.
  • Combine all ingredients into a food processor or a blender, and blend until smooth (about 1 minute).
  • Pour into the prepared dish and bake for about 15 minutes. Allow to cool completely before cutting into 9 large squares.

Healthy Banana Cake


Ingredients:

  • 2 cups plain rolled oats
  • 3 large ripe (black spots) bananas, peeled
  • 4 tbsp chia seeds mixed with 12 tbs water
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5 tbsp of shredded coconut*
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 tbsp olive oil (or other oil of choice)
  • 1 cup walnuts*


Method:

  • Preheat oven to 180C.
  • Place chia seeds in a small container & add water. Allow to soak 5 minutes.
  • Place 3 bananas, chia, oil & vanilla into a blender (Blend until smooth & creamy.
  • Add cinnamon & baking powder and blend. Then add oats, 1/2 cup at a time, blending until smooth.
  • Stir in coconut & walnuts.
  • Pour into an oiled glass baking dish bake for ~20minutes or until knife comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven & allow to cool.
  • Can be stored in fridge for unto a week or sliced and frozen.


 

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Published by ashthomo nutrition
on Aug 20, 2020


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