Peanut Butter Cup Protein Shake + More Frozen Drink Recipes Inspired by Desserts

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It's the perfect time of year for blended beverages! This one combines creamy texture, peanut butter flavor, and a punch of protein into one flawless sippable snack…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Peanut Butter Cup Protein Freeze Recipe

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Entire recipe: 169 calories, 6g total fat (2.5g sat fat), 203mg sodium, 18g carbs, 3g fiber, 8.5g sugars, 13.5g protein

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 4*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 4*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 4*

Prep: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

2 tbsp. light whipped topping (thawed from frozen)

2 tsp. powdered peanut butter

2 tbsp. (1 scoop) Tera’s Whey Dark Chocolate Cocoa Whey Protein (or another chocolate protein powder with similar stats)

1 tbsp. unsweetened dark cocoa powder

2 packets natural no-calorie sweetener

1 tsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/4 tsp. xanthan gum

1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1 1/2 cups crushed ice (about 12 ice cubes)

1 tsp. light chocolate syrup

Directions:

In a small bowl, mix whipped topping with 1 tsp. powdered peanut butter until smooth and uniform.

In tall glass, combine protein powder, cocoa, sweetener, chocolate chips, xanthan gum, and remaining 1 tsp. powdered peanut butter. Add 3 oz. very hot water, and stir to dissolve.

Transfer mixture to a blender. Add almond milk and ice. Blend at high speed until smooth, stopping and stirring if needed.

Pour drink into the tall glass. Top with PB whipped topping. Drizzle with chocolate syrup.

MAKES 1 SERVING

HG FYI: The xanthan gum makes shakes even thicker and creamier!

Must-Have Ingredient!

Powdered Peanut Butter

We've been singing the praises of this nutty-good product for years — it is THE BEST WAY to get real peanut-butter flavor into your food without the calorie count climbing too high. Plus, it thickens smoothies and is awesome for creating PB spreads & sauces to make everything tastier. We order the biggest tubs we can get our hands on since we use it so often — this 2-lb. jar of PB2 fits the bill! Explore other brands & size options to fit your needs…
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Pssst… July is National Baked Beans Month. We skip the oven whenever possible during the hot summer months… The slow cooker works perfectly with this "baked" beans recipe!

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