High Protein Snacks

St. George’s Day Recipe | Strawberry Shortcake St. George’s Cross Protein Bites


Looking for something to eat to celebrate St. George’s Day, but don’t want to ruin your diet? Look no further than our patriotic protein bites for the perfect healthy treat this St. George’s Day!


Ingredients


For the protein bites:

150g Myprotein Instant Oats (Vanilla flavour), plus extra to coat

8 pitted dates

2 scoops Myprotein Impact Whey (Strawberry flavour), plus extra to coat

Pinch salt

2-4 tbsp. milk (of choice)

For the crosses:

150ml carton coconut cream (chilled)

1 tbsp. nut butter

1 tbsp. Myprotein Impact Whey (Strawberry flavour)

A few drops natural red food colouring


Method


#1 Place all protein bite ingredients except the milk into a blender and pulse until smooth, then slowly add the milk until the mixture becomes sticky enough to roll

#2 Roll the mixture into small balls, then coat the balls in some more instant oats and whey protein and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes

#3 In the meantime, blend all the cross ingredients until smooth, then chill the mixture for at least 10 minutes

#4 Once everything is nice and chilled, place the cross mixture into a piping bag and pipe little red crosses onto your protein balls for a healthy sweet treat that’s perfect for St. George’s Day!


 

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Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Editor & Qualified Nutritionist

Jennifer Blow is our editor and UKVRN Registered Associate Nutritionist – the UK’s register of competent and qualified nutrition professionals. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master’s of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research. Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living. Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-blow. In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.


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