Strawberry Protein Cupcakes

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These cupcakes are too cute. They can make any day of the week brighter. These cupcakes are moist, decadent and leave you feeling satisfied. I used the high grade hydrolyzed whey protein in True Flavor Strawberry Sorbet. The true flavors from True Nutrition have no artificial flavorings and are sweetened with Stevia. You can order any True Nutrition product using my code Eatingbrofood for 5% off. You can also use my code Eatingbrofood for 10% off your Dollop gourmet frosting order here.

Strawberry Protein Cupcakes Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. Trader Joe’s Pancake mix
  • 8g /1 tbsp funfetti cake mix
  • 2 tbsp. Applesauce unsweetened
  • 8g/ 1 tbsp. Oat Flour
  • 3 tbsp. strawberry True Nutrition whey protein powder
  • Extra sprinkles
  • 1 Egg White
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • Baking Truvia to taste
  • A few drops of red food coloring
  • 1/8th tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • Almond milk as needed
  • 1 T chocolate Dollop frosting each (optional)image2

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
  • Mix all ingredients and make sure at the end you slowly add almond milk
  • Put in sprayed muffin tins
  • Bake 8-10 minutes
  • Makes 5 protein cupcakes
Macros: Fat (g): Carb (g): Protein (g): Calories:
Macros for all without frosting: 2g 28g 22g 218
Macros for one without frosting: 0g 5.6g 4.4g 43.6
Macros for all with 1 T Dollop frosting each: 34g 55.5g 22g 616
Macros for one with 1 T Dollop frosting: 6.8g 11g 4.4g 164

Funfetti Protein Cupcakes

These cupcakes are my new favorite late night snack. They taste even more amazing with Dollop low sugar frosting. Use my code Eatingbrofood for 10% off your order here. They even clock in at under 44 calories without frosting if your looking for a light treat. I was craving Funfetti and I’ve finally come up with a healthy alternative to the regular cupcakes.

Funfetti Protein Cupcakes ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. Trader Joe’s Pancake mix
  • 8g /1 tbsp funfetti cake mix
  • 2 tbsp. Applesauce unsweetened
  • 8g/ 1 tbsp. Oat Flour
  • 3 tbsp. vanilla protein powder
  • Extra sprinkles
  • 1 Egg White
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • Baking Truvia to taste
  • 1/8th tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • Almond milk as needed
  • 1 T Dollop frosting each (optional)

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
  • Mix all ingredients and make sure at the end you slowly add almond milk
  • Put in sprayed muffin tins
  • Bake 8-10 minutes
  • Makes 5 protein cupcakes
Macros: Fat (g): Carb (g): Protein (g): Calories:
Macros for all without frosting: 2g 28g 22g 218
Macros for one without frosting: 0g 5.6g 4.4g 43.6
Macros for all with 1 T Dollop frosting each: 34g 55.5g 22g 616
Macros for one with 1 T Dollop frosting: 6.8g 11g 4.4g 164

Mighty Meals Product Review

Mighty Meals are convenient, fresh, delicious and healthy. I love how the chef changes the meal selection every week. Getting your food is easy, you order online and you can pick up your food at the various locations they have around northern Virginia. Save countless hours on meal prepping and on guesstimating macros and calories. Each balanced meal has the nutrition facts posted on the front of the packaging as well listed online so you can see that before you order. They also have some vegetarian options and gluten-free options. You can order yours today here.

  • Bison Lasagna: This lasagna is so delicious you would never know that the noodles are gluten-free. They even fooled me and I’m Italian. Every slice is stuffed to the brim with local ground Bison from Cibola Farms in Culpeper, VA. I added a little bit of fresh parmesan to mine and some more sauce and it tasted like it was fresh out of the oven. This was my favorite meal for sure that I tried.
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  • Farmhouse Burger: The farmhouse grass-fed beef burger came in a close second. It came with freshly made low sugar BBQ sauce, tomato, lettuce, onion and a side of hand-cut sweet potato fries
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  • BBQ Salmon: The fresh salmon was wild caught and it came with truffle mashed potatoes. The BBQ sauce was very flavorful and hit the spot. The salmon was a hearty portion size and left me feeling full but light.
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  • Basil and Herb Rubbed Chicken Breast: This meal was paired with wild rice and roasted brussels sprouts with pastured chopped bacon from a local farm. It was really good but I wish that they gave you more brussels sprouts.
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  • Vietnamese Pork Bowl: This meal had a weird scent and I can’t tell if it was coming from the sauce or the cabbage. This was my least favorite meal.
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Overall, I would recommend Mighty Meals to anyone with little time to cook who wants to maintain portion control while eating delicious food.

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iwon Protein Chips Review

iwon nutrition chips have a whopping 20g of protein. They were a bit dry, and had a high fat content for being a protein chip. These chips can be found in stores such as The Vitamin Shoppe and can always be shipped free across the U.S. if purchased online. They come in five flavors: BBQ, Ranch, Cinnamon French Toast, Sriracha and Sea Salt. All flavors are organic. They donate 5% of their profits to youth organizations.

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The macros for the BBQ chips that I tried are as follows: 240 Calories (11g F/ 15g C/ 20g P). I was only able to try the BBQ chips. iwon chips are convenient because they do not need to be refrigerated and can be eaten almost anywhere. I see these being a good movie snack and they also pair well with dip. I had mine with a mini Alouette creamy cheese Le Petite Fromage in Garden Salsa flavor. I would not eat these chips plain as the flavor was not strong enough to make up for the dryness of the chip. In general these chips are good for those of us who are trying to get protein in our diet from non animal sources or bodybuilders.

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GlassesShop Product Review

My sunglasses from GlassesShop arrived on-time and in a little hard eyeglasses box for safe keeping. All glasses come with the box as well as a wipe to clean them. If you’re looking for cheap glasses look no further than GlassesShop.

You can also use the code GSHOT50 for 50% off on eyeglasses and sunglasses with free lenses (sales frames excluded). Some of the glasses run as cheap as 8 dollars. You can also find affordable prescription sunglasses here. I got some adorable tortoise shell style aviators. Specifically they are the Tortoise Amarillo Wayfarer sunglasses. They are part metal and part plastic. They also have polarized lens and UVA protection.

I would recommend GlassesShop to anyone looking for affordable glasses frames and prescription sunglasses. They are both trendy and cheap.
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ProLifestyle Product Review

ProLifestyle sent me some of their protein powders to try. They come in single serving packs that are perfect for the on-the-go bodybuilder. They pride themselves on allowing the user to gage their own flavor intensity. They give you a plastic pack that on one side has the unflavored protein powder and on the other side a flavored syrup. The syrups come in multiple flavors and some are even sugar free. I love the concept but I was not too fond of the flavors. The single serving packs are $3.35 each which is very steep considering most proteins in a tub clock in at around one dollar a serving. I do see how it could be worth it if you consider the convenience factor of having it pre-packaged however.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough (Sugar Free)
I tried the sugar free cookie dough flavor and even though I could choose the intensity it was a little too sweet for me.
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Gingerbread (Sugar Free)
This one was better than the cookie dough but still so different than any other protein I’ve had before.
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Salted Caramel
This flavor was not sugar free as it was in the classic series. This one is more a treat and I put mine in a frosty protein shake with greek yogurt ice cubes.
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They also gave me a stainless steel water bottle that I love. The only downside is a blender ball does not fit in the mouth. For that reason I use mine for water and not protein.

Overall I would recommend these protein packs to anyone looking for convenient portion control without budgetary concerns.

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That’s It Bars Product Review

These bars are 100% fruit and nothing else. I like how they are never dry tasting. They were surprisingly moist and sweet. Each bar contains apple as a base and has a slight variation to it, for example one had coconut in it and another had mango.

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Each bar contains only two ingredients. They are raw, vegan, non-GMO and gluten-free. You can find these bars at your local Starbucks, Costco and Whole Foods.

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My favorite flavor was the apple mango. This one is different and tropical. It also reminds me of the fruit leathers I had when I was little.

Overall I would recommend this bar to anyone with a strict diet or anyone looking for a great pre-workout snack.

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