Caramel Crunch Protein Dip

Caramel Crunch Protein Dip
  • Yield:1 serving
  • Difficulty:Easy
  • Time:10 minutes

If there ever was one, this would be the most perfectly mouthwatering post-workout refueling snack ever! Leg day inspired this creation—leg muscles are the largest (and hungriest) muscles in the body, and therefore require more fuel. After a leg workout, I consume a meal that contains a protein source with a moderately glycemic carbohydrate because they digest quicker than carbs, such as oatmeal, and are subsequently available as energy quicker.

I EARNED every one of the juicy, delicious, moderately glycemic carbs in that apple! Not that this meal is guilt-laden or anything, it just happens to have that psychological effect. When you put that smooth and creamy caramel flavored dip on a crispy and refreshingly sweet apple slice with the after-crunch of crushed almonds in your mouth and chew it, you feel like you are having dessert at grandma’s house!

With all this talk of carbs and me claiming this is a low-carb recipe, you probably think I’ve lost my mind, so I will clarify! The dip itself is low in carbs, so it’s up to you to decide what to put it on—Heck, put it on a cucumber or eat it with a spoon by itself. You get my drift.

Sometimes, you can find the calorie or sugar-free syrups in the gluten-free or diet section of the supermarket or healthfood store, or you can always find them for sale online.

Ingredients:

  • 1 serving of EFX Sports Training Ground Isolate (2 scoops)
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 packet of stevia sweetener
  • ¼ tsp. caramel flavoring extract and/or calorie or sugar-free caramel syrup
  • 1 tbsp. ground almonds
  • 1/8 tsp. extra rich vanilla extract (or regular vanilla, but extra rich makes a difference)
  • A pinch of Himalayan pink salt (optional)
  • Something to put the dip on (optional): apples, rice cakes, a spoon, etc. Insert your creativity here!

Directions:

Put the Greek yogurt, stevia, protein powder, salt, and flavoring extracts in a bowl and stir well. Sprinkle the almonds and Drizzle the caramel syrup on top and enjoy this wonderful treat! Beware: if you eat this in front of loved ones, you may not get to eat all of it!

Nutrition:

Dip without Apple
Calories: 231
Protein: 34.3 g
Fat: 6.7 g
Carbs: 12.4 g