I added whey protein and shredded apples to these oat chocolate chip bites to give an extra protein boost in my diet, even when enjoying dessert. These two-for-one cookies are low in added sugar and are packed with protein, alpha-linolenic acid (important for heart and brain health) and phytonutrients like beta-glucan to make them (almost) guilt-free! Adding flax meal may also help lower cancer risk.
Eating primarily plant-based foods can require more meal planning to meet your protein needs if you’re weight training regularly. Maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the occasional sweet treats!
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