Snickerdoodle & Oreo Protein Cookies

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Last night I decided to make Snickerdoodle Protein Cookies with the brand new seasonal Snickerdoodle Meal Replacement Shakes using our friend Brandi’s AdvoOreo recipe! They are so quick and easy AND DELICIOUS!

First of all these are seasonal shakes as well as the Caramel Macchiato and Pumpkin Spice shakes. So if you want some of these you better get them while they last because once they are gone they are GONE!

What’s Needed:

  • 1 cup almond flour or 1 cup of raw almonds made into almond flour in a food processor
  • 2 Packets of Snickerdoodle Meal Replacement Shakes
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup (or raw honey)
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • OPTIONAL: “Enjoy Life” Chocolate Morsels

Combine dry ingredients, then add wet ingredients; mix well. Dough will be sticky but drop by spoonfuls onto a cookie sheet, then form into what looks like a cookie. They will spread just a little tiny bit while baking, but they won’t rise, so don’t make them too thin or too thick.

Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 mins (NOTE: Place oven racks closer to the upper middle of the oven).

If you would like to make the Snickerdoodle Oreo filling then while baking, prepare the filling in a separate bowl:

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 packet of Vanilla Meal Replacement Shake
  • 3 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • OPTIONAL: “Enjoy Life” Chocolate Morsels

Combine ingredients in a small container, refrigerate until cookies are cooled. This will thicken while you wait.

Once the cookies have baked, spread the filling on one of them then top it off with another.

Great tasting hint: If you leave them in the fridge over night they taste even better!

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Protein Pancakes With ONLY 3 Ingredients

AdvoCare meal replacement shake protein pancakesI’m not the cook in our family. My wife takes the cake on that one. See what I did there? 😉 I can; however, cook up a few healthy easy-to-make things in the kitchen. One in particular is protein pancakes that I’ve had multiple times in the past couple weeks. They’re simple, quick, and don’t leave much of a mess at all. Here’s the “whatcha need” and the “how to”:

INGREDIENTS:

  1. One AdvoCare Meal Replacement Shake (any flavor)
  2. An egg
  3. Two Tablespoons of Water

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a small bowl, pour in your AdvoCare meal replacement shake, your egg, and your two tablespoons of water.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Pour into your cooking pan.
  4. Cook to desired golden or browness! 🙂

That’s it! Really… it’s that easy! Here’s a video of me making them this morning:

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Green Apple Spark IS BACK!

When Green Apple Spark® was first released everyone went crazy over it (It’s what Mariah calls her “Happy Mommy Juice”). However, before we knew it the site said “Temporarily Out of Stock,” but it wasn’t why we thought. It wasn’t immediately restocked because Green Apple Spark® was coming back NEW & IMPROVED! So now, the moment we’ve been waiting for is HERE! Green Apple Spark® disappeared for a while only to come back in much smaller canisters and still in the easy to pour packets!!! It now has less volume, less calories, less carbohydrates, and still tastes EXACTLY the same and offers the identical effect of long lasting, healthy energy!  So we can get stick packs and new smaller canisters now! You mix both versions with the same amount of water and enjoy the same benefits and great taste! This will be super helpful with travel and portability.

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For those of you that haven’t had Spark® yet, here’s the rundown: It sharpens mental focus, allows fast acting and long-lasting energy, contains over 20 vitamins, minerals and nutrients designed to synergistically provide a healthy, balanced source of energy AND IT’S SUGAR-FREE!!! This amazing product serves as an all-in-one solution that gives you a quick boost of energy that lasts for hours.

advocare watermelon pink lemonade sparkNot only is Green Apple Spark® back in smaller canister, but Pink Lemonade and Watermelon are too!!! All the flavors are coming out in the new smaller canisters and stick packs soon and are being phased in sporadically. With it being summertime and being out in the sun, Pink Lemonade mixed with Mango Pineapple Rehydrate is my jam! I like to mix my Spark® and Rehydrate flavors just like I used to mix my Kool-aid when I was a kid. Watermelon Spark® is another favorite flavor of mine. This was yet another flavor that when first released in canisters SOLD OUT in less than an hour. I was not fast enough on the draw to score one, but now that they are back for good, you better believe we will always have this one on hand and now that they are available in the new canisters, we can enjoy the same effects and flavor with fewer calories and carbs!

advocare fruit punch sparkBUT WAIT! THERE’S MORE! Like I said, all flavors will be available in the strip packs soon and Green Apple was the first flavor that debuted them. Well, now they have just released Mango Strawberry and my all-time favorite flavor FRUIT PUNCH!!! Did you like the taste of fruit punch Kool-aid as a kid? Well then you’ll probably like the taste of Fruit Punch Spark®!

A lot of my former coffee drinking friends, including my wife, have completely dumped the pot of day coffee habit and now just drink Spark®.

Did I mention you can get all these amazing products at a 20-40% DISCOUNT!? It’s an absolute no-brainer because you get over $58 in retail product just for enrolling as a wholesale customer at the 20% discount without the worry of monthly fees, auto-ships, monthly minimums to keep your discount, etc. It’s much like a Sam’s Club or Costco membership except you get so much more! Knowing how much I love Spark® made it very easy for me to decide to get it at a discount.

Paleo “Cookies ‘n’ Creme” Bars

When I was a kid, one of my favorite candies was the Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme Bar! For those of you that have had one before, you know what I’m talkin’ ’bout! I have not had one in years (since I started eating Paleo) and saw one in the store the other day and thought… “I bet there’s a way to make a healthy version of that bar.” Then a couple nights later, voila! I did it! I made a healthy version of one of my favorite candy bars!

So here’s what I used:

  • 1/4 Cup coconut oil
  • 3 Scoops vanilla Muscle Gain powder )
  • 3 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 Tsp pure vanilla extract
  • “Enjoy Life” Chocolate Morsels

Steps:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Stir until it is almost a paste. (If you use too much coconut oil it’ll be watery and you’ll have to stir more) – See below:Paleo Dessert Hershey's Cookies N Creme Bar
  3. Place the dough on parchment paper and flatten it out until you have the desired thickness. You may want to place the parchment paper into an 8×8 glassware to make it a perfect square; however, the shape does not affect the taste. 😉
  4. Place the now leveled out dough into the freezer for 10-15 minutes (just enough to let it begin to solidify).
  5. Once you take it out of the freezer, using a pizza cutter (or knife), cut the dough into the desired shapes you wish to eat. I like the original shape of the bars so you may think mine was boring. :/Paleo Dessert Hershey's Cookies N Creme Bar
  6. Put it back in the freezer for 10-15 minutes to let it harden a little more.
  7. EAT THE HECK OUT OF THEM!!!

Paleo Dessert Hershey's Cookies N Creme Bar

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Crave Check Yo’ Self!

I’m not sure there’s been a product release that everyone has been more excited about than Crave Check SR™! There have been a lot of questions about it and what it does exactly. Well, here you go!

Crave Check SR is an innovative sustained-release tablet that combines non-thermogenic ingredients to promote weight management.* This new product also supports appetite control by helping to maintain healthy blood glucose levels already within the normal range.

The best part is… it’s ONLY $25.95 and you can even get a 20-40% DISCOUNT!

Crave Check SR™

Paleo Blueberry Crumble

Paleo Blueberry Crumble Cobler

This is one of our FAVORITE recipes not just because it’s EASY to make, but because it also tastes DELICIOUS!!! We saw a similar recipe at Elana’s Pantry for “Peach Crisp.” So because we LOVE blueberries we modified it and added an extra layer of dough on the bottom! Once you try this amazing recipe you’re going to want to buy stock in blueberries – IT’S THAT GOOD! The cool part is… you can make it with ANY fruit that you want! For an additional little dessert treat, you can make healthy ice cream to go along with it! You won’t need your Carb-Ease® Plus or Crave Check SR™ for this one!

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds blueberries
  • 2½ cups blanched almond flour (we use Honeyville – click here for the ingredients we use)
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter or palm shortening
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, combine almond flour and salt, (melted) butter, maple syrup, and vanilla
  2. Spread a thin layer of your dough on an 8 x 8 inch baking dish
  3. Once the bottom is covered, pour your blueberries on top of it
  4. With the remaining dough, roll small balls (crumbles) to place on top of the blueberries
  5. Bake at 350° for 35-45 minutes
  6. Remove from oven, then cool and serve

It even looks good being made! (See below)

Paleo Blueberry Crumble Cobler

Paleo Blueberry Crumble Cobler

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BIG NEWS!

new advocare products

Mariah and I are SO EXCITED about the additions to the AdvoCare product line and the changes that are coming! A couple weeks ago AdvoCare released the NEW flavorless fiber drink and the cleanse system! Then at Leadership School a BRAND NEW product was announced AND changes to everyone’s favorite product… SPARK!

Spark is new and improved. It now comes in less volume, less calories, less carbohydrates, and still tastes EXACTLY the same and offers the identical effect of long lasting, healthy energy!  So we can get stick packs and new smaller canisters now! You mix both versions with the same amount of water and enjoy the same benefits and great taste! This will be super helpful with travel and portability. Here is a comparison for you:

new advocare spark stick packs

 

So far Pink Lemonade and Mango Strawberry are available in the stick packs and the rest of the flavors are sure to follow! Now we won’t have to pack an extra suitcase when we go on long trips! 😉 The canisters are an even bigger change! They’re about half the size of the normal canisters and can literally fit in a purse! They will be released VERY soon!

Advocare crave check srThe brand new product that AdvoCare has released is called Crave Check SR™! Crave Check SR™ is aninnovative sustained-release tablet that combines non-thermogenic ingredients to promote weight management. This product also supports appetite control by helping to maintain healthy blood glucose levels already within the normal range. Works in conjunction with MNS®, AdvoCare Core™ or as a stand-alone product!

Did I mention you can get all these amazing products at a 20-40% DISCOUNT!? It’s an absolute no-brainer because you get over $58 in product just for enrolling as a wholesale customer at the 20% discount without the worry of monthly fees, auto-ships, monthly minimums to keep your discount, etc. It’s much like a Sam’s Club or Costco membership except you get so much more!

advocare sys eye creamCrave Check SR™ and Spark stick packs weren’t the only big announcements either! Drew Brees hinted to another new product to the DB9 series which we CANNOT wait for AND the SYS Eye Cream now comes in a canister as opposed to a tube making it much easier to use! Check it out:

There are so many upcoming changes that we can’t wait to hear about! I’m sure there will be much more to come!