13 PB2 Peanut Powder Recipes for the Perfect Post-Workout Snack 2017

We all love peanut butter. And it’s good for us, with all of that nut based protein. The only problem is the fat content. By switching to powdered peanut butter, however, you get to enjoy the protein rich benefits of peanut butter without the fat. Known as PB2, this powder has removed the fat so that you can enjoy a great guilt free peanut butter fix without worrying about your waistline.

PB2 is a fantastic recipe ingredient, opening a whole new world of peanut butter possibilities. Here are 13 delicious, protein packed PB2 recipes to give you that perfect post workout snack.

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Recipe #1: Chocolate Chia Pudding

chocolate chia pudding

Ingredients:

  • Organic cacao powder (1 teaspoon)
  • Chia seeds (2 tablespoons)
  • PB2 Peanut Butter powder (1 tablespoon)
  • Maple syrup ( 1 teaspoon)
  • Greek style yogurt

Method

Start by mixing together the dry ingredients. Then add a teaspoon of maple syrup and half a cup of Greek yogurt. Mix thoroughly. Taste test to see if it is sweet enough. If not, add another half a teaspoon of maple syrup. Pop this mixture into the fridge before you head off to the gym. When you get home it will be ready to enjoy. Top it with blueberries, strawberries or banana or any other fruit of choice.

Recipe #2: Pumpkin Muffins

Recipe #2: Pumpkin Muffins

Ingredients:

  • Pumpkin Puree (1 cup)
  • Coconut Flour (⅓ cup)
  • Raw honey (¼ cup)
  • 2 eggs
  • Butter (50 grams)
  • Chocolate buttons (½ cup)
  • PB2 Powder (3 tablespoons)
  • Pinch of salt
  • Vanilla (1 teaspoon)
  • Cinnamon (1 teaspoon)

Method

Melt the butter. Now mix all of the wet ingredients together, including the eggs. Whisk together thoroughly. Now add the coconut flour and mix with a spoon. Add the salt and cinnamon, followed by the 3 tablespoons of PB2. Mix thoroughly.

Finally, add in the chocolate buttons.

Line a muffin tin with muffin liners. Place two tablespoons of mixture into each cup holder. Place in a preheated oven (350 degrees F) for 15-20 minutes. After 15 minutes check on how they are going by inserting a skewer. When the muffins are golden and cooked through, they will be ready.​

Recipe #3: PB2 Green Smoothie

PB2 Green Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • Spinach Leaves (1 1/2 cups)
  • Coconut Water (½ cup)
  • Milk (½ cup)
  • PB2 Powder (1 tablespoon)
  • Frozen banana (1)

Method

Put all of the ingredients in a blender and mix for 30-45 seconds. Pour into a tall glass and top it with chia seeds.

Recipe #4: Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients:

  • Wholegrain flour (1 cup)
  • Maple Syrup (1 teaspoon)
  • Baking soda (¼ teaspoon)
  • Baking powder ( 1 teaspoon)
  • Sweetener (¼ cup)
  • Coconut oil (1 ½ tablespoons)
  • Vanilla ( 1 teaspoon)
  • PB2 Powder (7 tablespoons mixed with 3 tablespoons water)

Method

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Combine the dry ingredients in one bowl and the wet ingredients in another bowl (put the PB2 powder in with the wet ingredients). Give the dry ingredients a good mix, doing the same with the wet ingredients. Next combine the two mixtures and, once again, mix thoroughly. You will now have a doughy consistency.

Break pieces of the dough off and roll it between your fingers into balls. Place them in a lined baking tray and then press them flat with the back of a flat spoon. Place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes.

Allow to cool and enjoy!​

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Recipe #5: PB2 Carrot Raisin Muffins

PB2 Carrot Raisin Muffins

Ingredients:

  • Raw macadamia nuts, broken into bits (2/3 cup)
  • 2 eggs
  • Coconut oil, melted (5 tablespoons)
  • Honey ( 3 tablespoons)
  • Vanilla extract (1 tablespoon)
  • PB2 Powder (2 tablespoons)
  • Tapioca flour ( 2 1/2 tablespoons)
  • Cinnamon powder (¾ teaspoon
  • Pinch of salt
  • Gluten free flour (1/3 teaspoon)

Method

Preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C). Whisk eggs, oil, honey, and vanilla extract in a bowl. Add PB2 powder, tapioca, cinnamon powder, salt and baking powder. Add ¾ of the macadamias to the mix and combine well. Put in the fridge for 5 minutes

Using a tablespoon, drop dollops of the mixture onto a lined baking tray. Sprinkle with the remaining macadamia nuts. Bake for 15 minutes; wait for biscuits to cool before eating.

Recipe #6: PB2 Coconut Waffles

PB2 Coconut Waffles

Ingredients:

  • Almond flour/meal (1 1/2 cup)
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • Coconut milk(1⁄4 cup)
  • Unsweetened shredded coconut (1⁄4 cup)
  • Coconut flour (1 tablespoon)
  • Vanilla extract (1 teaspoon)
  • Baking soda (1⁄2 teaspoon)
  • Sea salt (1⁄2 teaspoon)
  • Cinnamon (1⁄2 teaspoon)
  • PB2 Powder (2 tablespoons)

Method

Whisk the eggs in a medium-large sized bowl. Add the coconut milk and whisk together with eggs. Next add the almond flour and PB2 powder and mix together. Add the shredded coconut, arrowroot powder, baking soda and mix together Lastly, add in the honey, vanilla, salt and cinnamon.

Mix together thoroughly.

Pour into your waffle iron and heat until cooked through.​

Recipe #7: PB2 Blueberry Delights

Blueberry Delights

Ingredients:

  • Coconut flour (1/2 cup)
  • Coconut sugar (1/3 cup)
  • Almond flour (1/3 cup)
  • Baking powder (2 teaspoons)
  • PB2 Powder (2 tablespoons)
  • Frozen or fresh blueberries (150 grams)
  • 2 eggs
  • Almond milk (2 cups)

Method

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Grease and line you favorite muffin molds and line them with paper cases. Mix all of the dry ingredients together in a baking bowl. Mix the eggs and almond milk in a second bowl. Stir the wet batter into your dry ingredients. Fold in the blueberries.

Now evenly divide and distribute the batter into the muffin molds. Bake the muffins for approximately 30 minutes, until they are golden in color and firm to the touch. Remove the muffins from the oven and cool on a firm rack.

Recipe #8: PB2 Mud Cakes

Mud Cakes

Ingredients:

  • Raw and organic cocoa powder (3 tablespoons )
  • Almond flour (3 tablespoons )
  • Raw and organic honey (2 tablespoons)
  • 1 fresh farm egg
  • Dash of salt
  • PB2 Powder (1 tablespoon)
  • A bit of organic cinnamon spice
  • Organic vanilla extract (1 teaspoon)

Method

Put all of the ingredients into a microwave proof mug and give them a good mix. Cook in the microwave for two minutes. Remove and enjoy with coconut cream.

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Recipe #9: PB2 Strawberry Ricotta Cupcakes

Strawberry Ricotta Cupcakes

Ingredients:

  • Almond flour (150 gm.)
  • Coconut flour (75 gm.)
  • PB2 Powder (2 tablespoons)
  • Raw honey or coconut nectar (150 ml.)
  • 2 eggs
  • Baking powder (1 teaspoon)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • Coconut oil, melted (75 ml.)
  • Strawberries, (6,pureed)

Ingredients for the Icing:

  • Ricotta Cheese (100 gm.)
  • Raw honey or coconut nectar (50 ml.)
  • Vanilla extract (2 drops)

Method

Sift together the almond flour, coconut flour, salt and baking powder. Mix together the raw honey with coconut oil, strawberry puree and eggs together. Whisk the mixture well to incorporate the honey, and then combine with the dry ingredients

Pour in 12 individual cupcake molds, lined with cupcake liners, until the liner is 3/4th full. Put the pan in a preheated 350 Degree F (180 Degree C) oven. Bake for 15-18 minutes, depending on your oven's temperature, till the cupcakes are done (a toothpick should come out holding moist crumbs when inserted in the center of a cupcake).

Let cool for an hour before icing. For the icing, put the cheese, honey and vanilla in a food processor and process until smooth.Spread on top of each cupcake.​

Recipe #10: PB2 Ferrero Mousse

Ferrero Mousse

Ingredients:

  • Raw cocoa powder (3 teaspoons)
  • Hazelnut butter (3 tablespoons)
  • Maple syrup (1 1/2 tablespoons)
  • Pure vanilla extract (2 teaspoons)
  • PB2 Powder (3 tablespoons)
  • 3 eggs
  • Hazelnuts ( 6 chopped)
  • Coconut milk (1/4 cup)

Method

Heat up the organic hazelnut butter, the organic coconut milk, the organic raw cocoa powder, the PB2 powder and the organic pure vanilla extract and raw honey. Stir all the ingredients together.

While this is heating, in the meantime go ahead and beat the eggs in a mixing bowl. Once the hazelnut mix is simmering, make sure to very carefully add the eggs while constantly stirring for about 2-3 minutes

Next, remove the mix from the heat. Pour the mixture into your preferred dishes or silicone molds and let them chill in your refrigerator. Before you serve, top each dish with the crushed organic hazelnuts.

Recipe #11: Banana Nut PB2 Muffins

Banana Nut PB2 Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 4 eggs
  • Almond butter (1/2 cup)
  • Coconut oil (2 tablespoons)
  • Vanilla extract (1 teaspoon)
  • Coconut flour (1/2 cup)
  • Nutmeg spice (1/2 teaspoon)
  • Cinnamon spice (2 teaspoons)
  • Baking powder (1 teaspoon)
  • Baking soda (1 teaspoon)
  • Salt (1/4 teaspoon)
  • Bananas (4 mashed)

Method

Grease and line your favorite muffin tin with cups. Use a large mixing bowl and combine the mashed bananas, the fresh farm eggs, the organic almond butter, the organic coconut oil, and lastly the organic vanilla extract.

Using a hand blender, blend everything together until well combined. Next, add the PB2 powder, the coconut flour, the cinnamon and nutmeg spice, the baking soda, the baking powder and finally the salt. Blend the dry ingredients into the wet mixture of ingredients.

Divide the batter into your lined muffin tins and fill two-thirds of the way full. Finally, go ahead and bake your muffins for approximately 20 to 25 minutes. Use a toothpick and see if it comes out clean.

Serve these delicious muffins oven warm.​

Recipe #12: PB2 Pancakes

PB2 Pancakes

Ingredients:

  • Plain Oatmeal (1 Package)
  • Non-fat Yogurt or vanilla yogurt (1/2 Cup)
  • PB2 (1 Scoop)
  • 1 Whole Egg
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • Cinnamon (1/2 Tablespoon)
  • Cooking spray

Method

In a large bowl, mix together the plain oatmeal, yogurt, PB2 and eggs. Spray a nonstick frying pan with cooking spray and place on a medium heat. Add the pancake mixture and cook until the edges are firm. Flip and cook for a further two minutes. Serve with mashed banana and maple syrup.

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Recipe #13: PB2 Thai Curry Chicken

Thai Curry Chicken

Ingredients:

  • Chicken breast tenderloins, cubed (1 pound)
  • Salt (1 teaspoon)
  • White pepper (1 teaspoon)
  • Freshly grated ginger (2 teaspoons)
  • PB2 powder (2 tablespoons)
  • Red curry paste (2 small jars)
  • Fish Sauce (2 tablespoons)
  • coconut milk (2 8 oz. cans)
  • Juice of 1 lime

Method

Heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Spray with cooking oil and then add in the chicken tenderloins, along with the salt and white pepper. When there is no more pink on the outside of the chicken remove from the heat and put aside.

In the same pan, combine the ginger, PB2 powder and red curry paste. Heat for 30 seconds and then add the fish sauce and coconut milk. Reduce the heat and add the chicken back to the pan. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

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Conclusion

The 13 PB2 recipes offered above provide you with a whole host of options when it comes to making the most of your PB2 powder. Each of them makes a great post workout treat that will pack your body with protein while satisfying your taste buds. Try them out for yourself - you may never go back to that boring protein shake ever again.

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peanut butter powder recipes for perfect post workout snack
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  • Jim
  • January 4, 2017
Jim