Living a healthy lifestyle is a key factor in being happy. Your mind and body will not function properly if you don’t fuel it properly.
Peanut butter has got a bad reputation, undeserving of course! I’m not defending all “peanut butters”, but the real stuff AKA natural peanut butter contains “good fats” and protein. The other peanut butter spread is basically PB frosting. I only use the kind with 1 maaaaybe 2 ingredients. Peanuts and sometimes salt.
Greek yogurt is a delicious source of lean protein which is a key component of any healthy diet. Check out the stats on this stuff:
The recipe I am about to share with you is one of my favorite night time snacks, and my go-to week day lunch. It doesn’t look like much food, but I swear, it will fill your belly.
Plop your fat free Greek yogurt into a small bowl.
Next, I add 2-3 sweetener packets. Stevia, or whatever succanant you like.
Then, I measure out 1 tablespoon of peanut butter. Yes. I measure it. Since it contains mostly fat, it is calorie dense (like olive oil) and it’s easy to over estimate. If you give yourself a heaping tablespoon, you may be doubling the calories without even knowing it. If you’re thinking I’m cray cray, add how much you like 😀 . If you are taking the measuring route, here’s a little trick. Spray your measuring spoon with nonstick spray first. The sticky PB will slide off with no problemo.
No messy, hard to get out PB here!
Scoop out 1 tablespoon & level that baby.
Next, plop it into the sweetened yogurt.
Now, whip it up! Voila! Muscle building mousse that tastes like ice cream!
Not bad for 3 ingredients!
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