BariLife Protein Powder Recipes

By Bari Life

You know that getting enough protein in your diet is essential to recovering from your surgery, as well as reaching your long-term weight loss goals. Meeting this dietary requirement can be easy and delicious when you employ BariLife Whey Protein Powder.

Barilife protein comes in three delicious varieties – chocolate, cinnamon bun, and unflavored – to spice up your favorite smoothies, cookies and more. Check out some of our favorite protein-rich recipes today.

Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie

Is your sweet tooth calling? Satisfy it with this healthy chocolate smoothie recipe. BariLife Chocolate protein powder is sweetened with natural, zero calorie stevia rather than sugar or artificial sweeteners. Coconut milk introduces beneficial fats into your diet, while the tartness of the unsweetened cherry juice contrasts and compliments the chocolatey flavor. It’s your favorite candy in a glass – the healthy way!

Serving size: one 8 ounce smoothie

1 scoop BariLife Simply Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
1/2 cup full fat coconut milk
2 ounces unsweetened cherry juice
1/2 cup ice

1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor.
2. Blend until smooth.
3. If smoothie is too thick, add one ounce of water and blend again.

Banana Split Smoothie

The natural fruit sugars found in bananas are a beneficial way to recover after a workout. In this smoothie, the melodious flavors of a classic banana split are combined with high-quality protein to contribute to muscle formation and weight loss.

Serving size: one 8 ounce smoothie

1 scoop BariLife Simply Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
1/2 cup full fat coconut milk
1/2 banana
1/4 cup frozen strawberries

1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor.
2. Blend until smooth.
3. If the smoothie is too thick, add one ounce of water and blend again.
4. Enjoy with a spoon or straw.

Snickerdoodle Protein Cookies

The spices of the autumn and holiday seasons can tempt you to indulge, but never fear – this gluten-free, low carb snickerdoodle recipe is here to rescue your weight loss goals. According to some studies, consuming cinnamon may even give your metabolism a boost.

Serving size: 1 to 2 cookies

1/4 cup coconut flour
2 1/2 scoops BariLife Cinnamon Bun Whey Protein Powder
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt
1/4 cup raw honey
1 egg
1 tablespoon coconut oil
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 tablespoons liquid stevia

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. In a small mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients.
3. In another small bowl, mix moist ingredients.
4. Combine wet and dry ingredients. Refrigerate for 10 minutes to allow mixture to solidify.
5. Form cookies by rolling 1 to 2 tablespoons of dough into a ball and then flattening. Place cookies on a baking sheet.
6. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon if desired.
7. Bake for 10 minutes. Allow to cool before serving.

Decadent Chocolate Truffles

Desert does not have to be the enemy of your new healthy lifestyle – not anymore! These chewy, creamy chocolate truffles are any chocolate lover’s dream. The unsweetened cocoa powder is packed with antioxidants, while nuts, shredded coconut, and dates provide your body with essential fiber.

Serving size: 1 to 2 truffles

1 scoop BariLife Simply Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
10 dried, pitted dates
1 cup walnuts, pecans, or almonds, chopped
1 teaspoon liquid stevia
1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
5 tablespoons coconut oil
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut.

1. Soak dried dates in water for 2 hours.
2. Place coconut oil in a small saucepan. Heat on low until melted.
3. Mix cocoa powder into coconut oil.
4. Place dates in a food processor. Blend until smooth.
5. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
6. Line a dish or pan with wax paper.
7. Roll truffles into balls, one tablespoon at a time. Place on wax paper and refrigerate until hardened.

Homestyle Protein Chili

Whether in the depths of winter or the heat of summer, a hearty bowl of chili satisfies hungry appetites at the end of a long day. This recipe is packed with protein and vegetables.

Serving size: 4 to 6 ounces

1 scoop Barilife Unflavored Whey Protein Powder
1 can chili beans
1/4 pound ground beef
1/8 cup onions, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 stalk celery, chopped
1 tablespoon bell pepper, chopped
1 can tomato paste
1 tablespoon ground cumin
Salt and pepper to taste

1. In a skillet, combine beef, onions, celery, garlic, and bell pepper. Saute until beef is cooked thoroughly. Drain.
2. Place beef mixture in a large saucepan, along with protein powder, beans, tomato paste, and spices. Stir to combine and simmer for at least 10 minutes.
3. If soup seems too thick, stir in water one ounce at a time until it reaches desired consistency.
4. Continue to simmer until ready to serve.

Cooking tip: Chili is a dish that keeps well – in fact, many people feel that chili actually tastes better after “resting” overnight in the refrigerator. So, double or triple the above recipe in order to have leftovers for subsequent days. Consume within 4 days.

BariLife Whey Protein Powder offers nutrition you can trust. Its unique, ultra cold manufacturing process results in a higher quality protein with less lactose, making it a great choice for those with digestive sensitivities. It is also free of monosodium glutamate and artificial sweeteners. After all, there is no need to add flavor enhancing chemicals to a natural food source that tastes great on its own!


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