A sweet and healthy treat can be the perfect pick-me-up when you’re looking for some extra energy to make it through the day. Trips to the vending machine often end up in poor diet choices that can make you feel even more tired than you did prior to eating the snack. We’ve got a delicious recipe for a snack that is certain to give you the burst of energy you need to keep going all while staying on track with your healthy diet. Say hello to Pistachio Protein Bombs!
Filled with protein and loaded with sweet, pistachio flavor, these Protein Bombs are a tasty alternative to those sugar-filled, unhealthy treats you grab at work. This recipe uses your protein-packed FreshStart Shake mix at its base. (Grab a few extra FreshStart Shakes here >) Combine your shake mix with a cup of oats, unsweetened almond milk and a packet of sugar-free pistachio pudding mix. Mix all ingredients in a food processor until smooth and roll into the Pistachio Protein “Bombs.” To make sure all ingredients are set, freeze the bombs for 20 minutes before enjoying!
This recipe makes 12 balls and two balls count as one serving. On your Nutrisystem meal plan, each serving clocks in at 111 calories, half of a PowerFuel, half of a SmartCarb and one Extra. While these delicious Pistachio Protein Bombs are totally Nutrisystem-approved, it’s easy to overindulge in these tasty treats. To avoid overindulging, be sure to log each serving of the Pistachio Protein Bombs in the NuMi app. Easily log these and all of your daily intake right here in NuMi >
We’ve got plenty of tasty protein-filled treats you can add to your menu. Check out a few of our favorite below:
- Birthday Cake Protein Bombs >
- 3-Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bombs >
- Monster Protein Cookie Dough >
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Servings: Makes 6 servings (2 protein bombs count as 1 serving)
Calories per Serving: 111
On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1/2 PowerFuel, 1/2 SmartCarb and 1 Extra
- 1 cup oats
- 4 scoops (1/2 cup) Vanilla or Chocolate FreshStart Shake™
- ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 packet sugar-free pistachio pudding mix
- In a food processor, process oats until it turns into a flour mixture
- Add the rest of the ingredients and process until smooth.
- Freeze for 20 minutes.
- Roll into balls.
- Store in an air tight container in the refrigerator.