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High-Protein Cottage Cheese Brownie Batter

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This recipe offers a guilt-free twist on classic brownie batter by combining rich chocolate flavors with the creamy texture of cottage cheese. Packed with protein and ready in just 5 minutes, it’s the perfect healthy and satisfying dessert for any occasion.

benefits of Cottage Cheese Brownie Batter

While it might not be a traditional health food, Cottage Cheese Brownie Batter offers some surprising benefits:

1. Higher Protein: Compared to regular brownie batter, cottage cheese adds a significant protein boost. This helps you feel fuller for longer and supports muscle building and repair.

2. Lower Calories and Carbs: Cottage cheese offers a lower-calorie and lower-carbohydrate base compared to traditional brownie batter ingredients like butter and flour. This makes it a potentially more diet-friendly option.

3. Creamy Texture and Flavor: Cottage cheese adds a unique creaminess to the batter, mimicking the richness of cream cheese in a healthier way.

4. Quick and Easy Snack: This recipe comes together in just 5 minutes, making it a convenient and satisfying option for a quick treat.

5. Customizable: You can experiment with different flavors and textures by adding ingredients like espresso powder, cinnamon, or chopped nuts for added variety.

Things to Consider:

  • Sweetener: While lower in sugar than traditional brownie batter, it still contains maple syrup. Be mindful of portion sizes and adjust the sweetness to your preference.
  • Sodium: Cottage cheese is naturally higher in sodium. If you’re on a sodium-restricted diet, this might not be the best choice.
  • Raw Ingredients: Since this recipe doesn’t involve cooking, ensure you use high-quality, fresh ingredients for safety.

Overall, Cottage Cheese Brownie Batter offers a more protein-rich and potentially lower-calorie alternative to traditional brownie batter. It’s a quick and easy snack option with a unique flavor and texture, but remember to be mindful of portion sizes and individual dietary needs.

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High-Protein Cottage Cheese Brownie Batter


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  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

This quick and easy (5 minute!) recipe for High-Protein Cottage Cheese Brownie Batter is a guilt-free and healthy indulgence.


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup blended cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder (



    )
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1.5 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips
  • Coarse sea salt ( (optional))

Instructions

  1. In a high-speed blender or food processor, blend cottage cheese, maple syrup, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl. Add cocoa powder, almond flour, and protein powder. Mix until well combined.



  3. Fold in chocolate chips using a spatula.
  4. Enjoy immediately, topped with a sprinkle of sea salt (optional).

Notes

  • Feel free to adjust the sweetness to your preference by adding more or less maple syrup.
  • Experiment with different flavors by adding a pinch of espresso powder, cinnamon, or almond extract.
  • For added texture, stir in crushed graham crackers, granola, or toasted coconut flakes.
  • Enjoy with fresh fruit slices, pretzels, or spread on whole-wheat toast for a decadent twist.

Storage:

  • While best enjoyed fresh, store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Freezing is not recommended due to potential changes in texture.

Enjoy this delicious and healthy treat that combines classic flavors with a surprising twist!

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American
NutrientAmount
Calories220g
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat2g
Trans Fat0g
Unsaturated Fat5g
Cholesterol11g
Sodium364g
Carbohydrates17g
Fiber3g
Sugar11g
Protein18g

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