How Healthy is YOUR Coffee Habit?

Those of you that know me, know that I am dedicated to my coffee. In my effort to be healthier, to eat cleaner, and feel better I have stumbled upon a way to be healthy and feed my coffee AND chocolate addiction! The best part? It can easily double as my morning meal for convenience or when I need to get out the door quickly (or because I’m lazy and don’t feel like cooking 3 eggs, a handful of kale and a bit of salsa with a side of sweet potatoes)!

Healthy Coffee Habit

As a meal, it comes to 295 calories:

protein 29
carbs 35
fat 2
sugar 24
fiber 6

If I ditch the 1.5 cups of fat free milk and use water instead, the nutrition looks more like this:

160 calories
protein 17
carbs 17
fat 2
sugar 6
fiber 6

Recipe:

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Peanut Butter Protein Balls

These are THE BOMB! Use as pre-workout or to satisfy your PB craving, or to replace your addiction to protein bars with an all-natural, low sugar, homemade option. And kids love them too!

Recipe
Mix all ingredients in large bowl:
1⃣1 cup Just Great Stuff powdered PB (or PB2. Both avail at Amazon.com)
2⃣1/2 cup all-natural Peanut Butter
3⃣1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
4⃣6 packets Stevia
5⃣1 scoop superfood Vanilla Shakeology
6⃣1 cup dry oatmeal

Mix well. Form into golf-ball sized bites. Freeze for 1-2 hrs & keep frozen. When you want one, let it stand for 30 seconds to thaw a little Makes ~12-15. They’re ~80-100 calories each & ~8g protein.