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What a beautiful sunset to see on the way home from a long day at work:


I made another GREAT protein snack that I think you guys should try!  I definitely need to make it again so I can perFECT it, but I can say it was still delicious!


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(Adapted from Beverly International No Nonsense Magazine)


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  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 2 scoops Fitmixer Vanilla “Sculpt” Protein (any vanilla protein would work)
  • 5 egg whites
  • 1 packet stevia
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Mix all ingredients into a bowl.

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  • Transfer to a small greased loaf pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes
  • Enjoy!


Nutritional Info:

Entire Loaf:

  • 405 calories
  • 29 carbs
  • 13 sugar
  • 59 protein

One piece  – I cut mine into 4 slices

  • 101 calories
  • 7 carbs
  • 3 sugar
  • 15 protein

Extra add ins (that I may try next time) could be nuts or coconut or even some peanut butter in the batter! Yum.

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The protein powder kind of sunk to the bottom so next time I think I need either less liquid or more oats…But it still tasted great.

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Pair with fruit or peanut butter  for an awesome breakfast, snack, or post workout snack!

So I finished off a jar of crunchy peanut butter to have just the perfect breakfast yesterday!  Nobody left behind in this jar!


loaf 2

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And I’m not going to lie, I had some for dinner also… This time with melted Nikki’s Coconut Butter- Macadamia Nut flavor! If you haven’t tried Nikki’s- it will change your life  🙂

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Since I am doing a 30 Day Challenge of No Sweets I decided I would make a “protein dessert” that I can eat!  You also know that I am a protein FREAK, so I love making snacks that include just that 🙂  I also make a lot of “balls” recipes, hmm…

The long waited….

Cinnamon Almond Butter Protein Balls

These are great pre or post workout!

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  • 1 cup Almond Butter (I used chunky)
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp Honey
  • 2 tbsp Flaxseed Meal
  • 1 Scoop Vanilla Protein Powder (any brand is fine- You could also use chocolate)



  • Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Roll into balls (My recipe made 12)
  • Refrigerate
  • Enjoy!

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It’s that easy guys and gals!

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Nutritional Info:

(One Protein Ball)

  • 156 Calories
  • 12 g Fat
  • 9 g Carbs
  • 2.3 g Fiber
  • 5.5 g sugar (From honey) The honey helps everything stick together too
  • 7 g protein

Also since the first winner of the Chobani FREE GIVEAWAY never contacted me, I am picking a new winner!

The New Winner is:



I tweeted:

Kate ‏@paprikate

I love Cherry greek yogurt. I had no idea Chobani had an apple cinnamon flavor – that would be right up my alley! I’d love to try it

#fitcupcaker .. I want to win a free case of Chobani from

Kate please email me at with your contact information so we can get you some free CHO!!

What is your favorite Protein Snack?

Do you prefer chunky or smooth Almond Butter?


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