Fit Chickpea: Sweet Tooth!

Need a breakfast idea? Have a sweet tooth like me? Try this…
UM YES! Sugar and Type obviously has a sweet tooth! It’s ridiculous and I can’t wait to try this! 

Chocolate and Sweet Potato Protein Cake

Sweet potato chocolate protein cake

Cake Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup of sweet potato puree
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 tbsp coconut
  • cinnamon to taste
  • nutmeg to taste
  • 1 scoop of vanilla whey protein powder
  • sprinkle of flax seeds
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder

Directions: Mix dry and wet ingredients in separate bowls. Add wet to dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Pour into two ramekin dishes or mugs and cook in microwave for 4 minutes. While cooking, make topping:

Icing Ingredients: 

  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 tbsp dark chocolate organic peanut butter
  • 1 banana mashed
  • teaspoon vanilla extract
  • spoonful of low fat cottage cheese

Directions: Add ingredients to blender…I usually add liquids first so the peanut butter doesn’t stick to the bottom of the blender. Blend. You can also make the topping without a blender by just whisking the ingredients in a bowl. Once cakes are completed let cool for 2-5 minutes. Place one on a plate, spread some of the icing on the top, add second cake and pour the remaining icing over the cake.

 Vua-Lah!  Bon Appetito …and remember, if it was easy, everyone would do it. Stick to your goals…you are stronger then you think and will knock your own socks off months down the line when you look in the mirror and know you did it.

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