- Quick and easy to make
- A refreshing and cold, minty dessert
- Filled with lots of fabulous nutrients and antioxidants
- A really damn good pie
How's that sound? Good? Great! Here's the details behind this frozen sweet creation: The kind folks over at Skoop sent me a big package of some of their best plant-based protein powders. For this pie, I wanted to boost it's vitamin and protein power and thus, used the B-Strong Skoop.
First of all, I must tell you about this protein powder. I'm not usually a big fan of protein powders, bars, drinks, etc. and it's usally because you have to be careful about the ingredients that are actually in these supposedly healthy protein-packed foods. Oh yeah, and I usually can't stand that "chalky" taste that can be pretty characteristic of many protein powders and fortified foods. Bleh....
B-Strong Protein Powder:
- Plant-based protein powder designed to help your body absorb nutrients, build muscle and recover quickly
- Blend of super pure Brown Rice and Pea Protein supplies a complete amino profile for strong, healthy muscles and lasting energy
- Prebiotics promote a happy belly
- Added Omega-3, -6, and -9 fatty acids to aid hormone function and boost skin and cell health
- Blend of antioxidant-rich Mediterranean fruits for post-workout recovery
- Tastes great--not "chalky" at all!
Peppermint Chocolate Chip Protein Pie
1 reduced fat graham cracker pie crust
2 1/2 cups vanilla Greek yogurt (I used Great Value brand)
2 Tbsp. Skoop B-Strong Protein Powder (or other vanilla or plain flavor protein powder)
2 Tbsp. sugar-free, fat-free vanilla pudding mix
2 Tbsp. sugar-free, fat-free cheesecake pudding mix
1/2 tsp. NuNaturals Peppermint NuStevia Liquid OR peppermint extract *
green food coloring
whipped topping (I used Cool Whip)
1 heaping Tbsp. mini choc. chips
2 Tbsp. Andes mint chocolate squares (approx. 7 squares; chopped into small pieces)
*Note: if you use the peppermint extract, I recommend adding a bit of stevia or sweetener of choice to the mix as well. Depends how sweet you want the pie.
Do you have a favorite protein powder you regularly use? Or have you tried the Skoop protein powder?