Bodybuilding Dessert Recipes – 4 Healthy and delicious bodybuilding dessert recipes

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Let’s face it…eating healthy isn’t exactly…enjoyable but eating a healthy snack can be. When choosing a great tasting healthy snack you need to find ingredients that are healthy which can become a chore and a challenge.

We have gathered as a sample for you 4 healthy and delicious bodybuilding dessert recipes that won’t hurt your abs. Snacks like these can be found in the bodybuilding cookbook and the anabolic cookbook.

Again as promised, here are the 4 dessert recipes that won’t get in the way of your bodybuilding diet.

 

Oatmeal Trail Mix Cookies

Oatmeal Trail Mix Cookies

Nutritional Information Per Cookie: 163 calories, 18.75 grams of carbs, 8.6 grams of fat, 4 grams of protein.

Ingredients:
1/3 cup olive oil
¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
½ cup sugar substitute
¼ cup brown sugar
1 whole egg
1 tsp. vanilla
½ cup whole wheat flour
¼ cup quinoa flour
½ cup vanilla protein powder
½ tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. salt
1 cup rolled oats (not quick oats)
1/8 cup raisins
1/8 cup dried cranberries
1/8 cup almonds
1/8 cup pecans
1/8 cup dried apricots

Directions:
Begin by preheating the oven to 350 degrees. With an electric mixer, beat oil, applesauce, brown sugar and sweetener until well blended. Add in egg and vanilla, mixing well. Set aside.
Combine the flour, quinoa flour, protein powder, baking soda and salt until well mixed. Add this to the wet mixture and stir until a batter forms.
Stir in oats, raisins, cranberries, almonds, pecans and apricots. Drop by spoonful onto a baking sheet.
Bake for 10-12 minutes or until they turn golden brown. Remove and allow to cool for 10-15 minutes before serving.

 

Flour-Free Fudge Cups

Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Nutritional Information (per fudge cup): 150 calories, 30.5 grams of carbs, 2.5 grams of fat, 3.8 grams of protein.

Ingredients:
½ cup unsweetened cocoa
½ scoop chocolate protein powder
¼ cup brown rice flour
½ cup quinoa flour
1 tbsp. corn starch
¼ tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. salt
1 ¼ cups sugar
2/3 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt
¼ cup walnut pieces

Directions:
Mix together cocoa, chocolate protein powder, brown rice flour, quinoa flour, corn starch, baking soda, salt and sugar until well blended.
Combine two tablespoons of this mixture with one tablespoon of yogurt until well blended in a small microwave safe bowl.
Microwave on high for one minute and then let set for 30 seconds before serving.
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Recipe 3: Chocolate Shortbread Cookies
Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Nutritional Information Per Cookie: 129 calories, 16 grams of carbs, 7 grams of fat, 2 grams of protein.

Ingredients:
½ cup light butter
¼ cup sweetener
1 tsp. vanilla extract
¾ cup brown rice flour
2 tbsp. sweet rice flour
¼ cup cocoa powder
¼ tsp. xanthan gum
1/8 tsp. salt
½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
2 tsp. sweetener

Directions:
Begin by beating butter, first measurement of sweetener, and vanilla until well blended. Add rice flour, cocoa powder, xanthan gum and salt.
Stir in chocolate chips and form into a loaf shape. Wrap in plastic and place in the fridge for one hour.
Use a sharp knife to cut the loaf into thin sliced cookies. Place on the cookie sheet and sprinkle with sugar substitute. Place in the fridge for another 20 minutes.
Bake for 8-10 minutes in a pre-headed 350-degree oven. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes before serving.

 

Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Flour-Free Fudge Cups

Nutritional Information (per fudge cup): 150 calories, 30.5 grams of carbs, 2.5 grams of fat, 3.8 grams of protein.

Ingredients:
½ cup unsweetened cocoa
½ scoop chocolate protein powder
¼ cup brown rice flour
½ cup quinoa flour
1 tbsp. corn starch
¼ tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. salt
1 ¼ cups sugar
2/3 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt
¼ cup walnut pieces

Directions:
Mix together cocoa, chocolate protein powder, brown rice flour, quinoa flour, corn starch, baking soda, salt and sugar until well blended.
Combine two tablespoons of this mixture with one tablespoon of yogurt until well blended in a small microwave safe bowl.
Microwave on high for one minute and then let set for 30 seconds before serving.

 

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Quinoa Protein Carrot Loaf

Nutritional Information: (per 3 X4 inch piece: 269 calories, 40 grams of carbs, 7 grams of fat, 11.5 grams of protein.

Loaf Ingredients:
1 ¾ cups whole wheat flour
2/3 cup quinoa flour
2 tsp. xanthan gum
2 tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 whole egg
2 egg whites
1 cup sugar substitute
¼ cup brown sugar/substitute
¼ cup olive oil
3 cups shredded carrots
2/3 cup buttermilk
¾ cup raisins (if desired)

Icing Ingredients:
8 oz. ultra low fat cream cheese
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups sugar substitute
¼ cup skim milk if needed to achieve desired consistency

Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9 X 13 inch pan with non-stick spray and set aside. Mix whole wheat, quinoa flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt together.In another bowl, begin beating eggs, egg whites, brown sugar, sugar substitute and oil with a mixer until well-blended.
Add in carrots, buttermilk and raisins and beat once more until well mixed. Add the flour mixture to it, blend together and pour into the pan.
Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean and set aside to cool.
Combine cream cheese, protein powder, sugar substitute and vanilla extract with an electric mixer. Add in milk, which is necessary to thin out the icing until desired consistency is reached.
Spread icing on the cake when it cools.

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