Thursday, October 8, 2015

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough with Fuji Apples







     The crispness in the air matches the crispness in the apples this time of year!  It's prime time for some of your favorite varieties of apples at Whole Foods Markets.  I wanted to make a big fancy dessert with apples, but then I re considered because I LOVE apples so much, the way I enjoy them best is PLAIN!!!  So I asked myself, why not make a healthy Cookie Dough to dip your slices!?  Each of the four servings makes a scant 1/3 cup, 103 calories, 9g net carbs and 9g protein per serving.  Lastly, here are 3 fun facts to keep in mind with apples this Fall~Don't wash your apples until you are ready to eat them (unwashed apples store longer than washed ones).  Store your apples in a cool, dark place to extend their shelf life until you're read to use them.  While "one bad apple can spoil the bunch," you can use bruised apples in delicious recipes, from applesauce and apple butter to smoothies and apple chips baked in the oven.  And, just in case you were wondering, Fuji's are my absolute favorites!  ;)

Ingredients for 4 servings~
1 cup Garbanzo Beans
1/3 cup 25 calorie/cup Silk Cashew Milk
1 scoop Quest Milkshake Vanilla Protein Powder
1/3 cup no calorie Swerve Granular Erythritol
1 Tablespoon Lily's Stevia Sweetened Dark Chocolate Chips
Fuji Apples from Whole Foods Market, sliced

     Add Garbanzo Beans and Cashew Milk to Magic Bullet til well blended and smooth, add to bowl and stir in Protein Powder, Sweetener and Chocolate Chips til fully incorporated.  Serve with sliced Apples.  Enjoy  :)

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