This is a perfect post workout meal or breakfast! You may even just need this in your life for a sweet bite. It is THAT good and decadent! You can make a big batch and keep in the fridge as part of your meal prep for up to 3 days.
Servings: 1 marvelous bowl all to yourself
Combine in a food processor:
- 1/2 Small sweet potato (about 1/3 cup mashed)
- 1/2 scoop vanilla protein (We use Quest Vanilla Milkshake)
- 1-2 tbs unsweetened almond milk
- 1/2 cup cottage cheese
- Dashes of cinnamon
Blend until whipped and smooth, about 1-2 minutes.
Topping: Oven roasted nuts (chopped walnuts , almonds or pumpkin seeds)
- Any nuts of your choosing. Here we used walnuts and sliced almonds.
- Preheat oven 325 degrees.
- Spray nuts with cooking spray and liberally season with salt. Toss to coat.
- Bake for about 5-6 minutes until fragrant.
Topping: PB Drizzle
1 tbs powdered peanut butter (such as PB2 Brand)
1+ tbs water (add more for more drizzle consistency)
optional: 1/2 tbs J. Olive Co. Maple vinegar
Have you been thinking about a good post workout smart carb? Well nothing is better than the sweet potato! This recipe is is so simple! It’s a chop n’ drop one pot dish. Throw a couple of eggs on the side and you’ve got an awesome post workout meal loaded with protein and smart carb starches!
Clean Kitchen has 4 Big Lifestyle Habits we teach in our 12 week program.
Habit #1 is Drink More Water.
Habit #2 is Eat More Plants.
Lifestyle Habit #3 is … Eat a protein serving in every meal.
One of our goals in the Clean Kitchen 12 Week Challenge is to get you in the habit of eating a protein serving in every meal, including snacks.
How much protein should you eat?
Do not worry about counting grams just yet. First you have to get in the habit of choosing protein in a correct portion size. We like to use our hand as a portion size guide. Look at your hand and thickness. Use this as your portion guide for every meal you eat!
WOMEN: One palm size portion
MEN: Two palm size portions
We took the processed pasta out and packed this sweet potato lasagna with the nutrient power house, sweet potatoes! Yes, this is a higher carb recipe, but that makes for a great post workout meal. Carbs can be your friend for post workout meals! Check out “post workout” in our Categories for more ideas.
Need to make this low carb? No problem! Swap the potatoes for sliced zucchini instead!
Think sweet potato casserole with marshmallows on top. That’s the flavor of this sweet potato blondie, but with a bread pudding texture. Its is wonderful! We use Quest Nutrition – Vanilla Milkshake Protein and have yet to try other flavors. We can’t speak for using other protein powders or flavors, but the Quest Vanilla Milkshake is right on point!