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Last Updated on December 18, 2020 by Diane Hoffmaster
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of AllWhites Egg Whites for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.
For most of the day I cruise along at full speed ahead and get stuff done quickly and efficiently. I am a type A, high energy, slightly anal retentive type of person. I have lists, plans, and work well with a deadline. And then 3 PM hits and I crash hard! Seriously, it's like if my body isn't moving in the late afternoon I feel this intense need for a nap! I usually try to grab a cup of coffee and a healthy afternoon snack to help me refuel but I put together a healthy smoothie recipe that combines my coffee AND healthy afternoon snack all into one delicious drink!
Protein is a great energy source so this smoothie recipe includes AllWhites® 100% liquid egg whites. AllWhites Egg Whites make a great addition to your healthy smoothie recipe because they are loaded with protein, naturally fat-free, cholesterol-free, and an easy source of lean protein you can keep on hand in your refrigerator at all times. Using raw egg whites leaves you with a risk of Salmonella contamination but AllWhites® 100% liquid egg whites have been pasteurized and are totally safe to use in your smoothies. If you are looking for a healthy afternoon snack, just throw a few simple ingredients in your blender and enjoy! If you want to try this high protein snack for yourself, don’t forget to grab the $0.50 Off AllWhites Egg Whites coupon first! Check out the AllWhites Egg Whites Favorites for more recipe ideas or follow AllWhites Egg Whites on Pinterest
NOTE: The recipe called for chocolate syrup but since I didn't have any on hand I just used 2 TBSP cocoa powder and it was delicious. You could also make homemade chocolate syrup if you feel inspired!
Mocha Cappuccino Protein Smoothie
Mocha Cappuccino Protein Smoothie
A healthy afternoon snack idea for extra energy!
- ⅓ cup AllWhites® egg whites
- ½ cup chilled brewed coffee
- ½ cup low-fat frozen yogurt
- 2 Tbsp. chocolate syrup
- 1 cup ice
- Combine AllWhites, coffee, yogurt and chocolate syrup in blender. Cover and blend on medium speed until smooth. Add ice; blend. Serve immediately.
What's YOUR favorite Healthy Afternoon Snack?
Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician at Good Pill Pharmacy. She has two college aged kids, one husband and more pets than she will admit to. She earned her BS in Microbiology at the University of New Hampshire but left her career in science to become a stay at home mom. Years of playing with LEGO and coloring with crayons had her craving a more grown up purpose to her life and she began blogging and freelance writing full time. You can learn more about her HERE.
On your Mocha (egg white) recipe...what are the calories and how much protein, carbs, etc... With my "weightlifting" training...I NEED the protein ... but, I also need the amount of calories... Since I keep track of both. Thank you!
I am not much of a counter when it comes to recipes so I can't help you on this. I think there are websites where if you plug in the ingredients it will total that up for you?