Protein Packed Pumpkin Mousse

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Protein Packed Pumpkin Mousse

Try this recipe for a great post workout snack.

  • Ingredients:
  • ½ cup canned pumpkin
  • ¾ cup coconut milk (can sub regular milk)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 scoop protein powder (preferably vanilla)
  • 2 teaspoons L-glutamine powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Blend all ingredients together with a blender (I use a magic bullet) until you have a smooth, airy consistency.  Top with a few mini dark chocolate chips or cool whip and enjoy!

PumpkinMousse

Nutritionals (per 12 ounces):

Calories: ~350    Protein:  ~24g     Fat:  ~18g

Benefits:

  1. Pumpkin is high in vitamin A, vitamin E and iron.  It is also a good source of fiber.
  2. Coconut milk may be high in saturated fats, but those found in coconut milk contain unique medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) which can help aid in weight loss, immune function, reduce heart risk, improved skin and hair health and even help reduce blood pressure.
  3. It is recommended to…

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