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GUILT FREE PROTEIN MACAROONS

SO MANY OF YOU WHO FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM HAVE BEEN ASKING HOW I STAY LEAN AND WHAT ARE SOME OF MY FAVOURITE HEALTHY SNACKS?

SO I WANTED TO SHARE THIS ONE WITH YOU, THE PERFECT HIGH PROTEIN BUT LOW CALORIE, DELICIOUS SNACK TO SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH. I LOVE THESE MACAROONS AFTER A GYM SESSION, OR IF I'M CRAVING SOMETHING SWEET THROUGHOUT THE DAY- NORMALLY MID MORNING!

I HOPE YOU LOVE THEM AS MUCH AS I DO.

BATCH SIZE: 20

PREP TIME: 10 MINS

BAKING TIME: 15 MINS

CALORIES: 32CALS PER MACAROON

 

INGREDIENTS:

2 SERVINGS OF VANILLA PROTEIN (I USE OPTIMUM NUTRITION LEAN WHEY)

2 TBSP ALMOND BUTTER

2 TBSP COCONUT FLOUR

1 TBSP VANILLA EXTRACT

1 CUP ALMOND MILK

2 CUPS SHREDDED COCONUT

1/2 CUP ALMOND FLAKES (OPTIONAL)

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METHOD

1. PREHEAT THE OVEN TO 180 DEGREES

2. CREATE YOUR MACAROON MIX BY ADDING THE FOLLOWING TO A FOOD PROCESSOR:

- COCONUT FLOUR

- SHREDDED COCONUT

- PROTEIN POWDER

BLEND THESE INGREDIENTS TOGETHER FOR A FEW SECONDS IN THE PROCESSOR, BEFORE ADDING THE:

- ALMOND BUTTER

- ALMOND FLAKES

- VANILLA EXTRACT

AGAIN, BLEND IN THE FOOD PROCESSOR UNTIL THE MIXTURE IN COMBINED BUT STILL FLAKEY

- SLOWLY ADD THE ALMOND MILK TO THE MIXTURE IN PARTS, INTERMITTENTLY BLENDING TO CREATE A STICKY DOUGH LIKE CONSISTENCY

3. USING YOUR HANDS, ROLL THE MIXTURE INTO APPROX 20 SMALL BALLS AND PLACE ONTO A BAKING TRAY LINED WITH BAKING PAPER

(AT THIS POINT I FLATTERN THEM DOWN A LITTLE TO CREATE A MACAROON SHAPE)

4. PLACE IN THE OVEN FOR 15 MINS, UNITL GOLDEN AND DELICIOUS!

 

GET READY TO SMELL AND TASTE THE MOST DELICIOUS GUILT FREE TREATS THAT ARE SUPER LOW IN CALORIES AND HIGH PROTEIN.

PERFECT TO SNACK ON THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

ENJOY

X LOVE LILLY X