A healthy two ingredient snack that tastes like a sinful dessert? Yup! This Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Protein Dip is as good for you as it is delicious.
You can file this one under “recipes I should have posted years ago.” I first made this chocolate peanut butter cheesecake protein dip as a snack for my husband. He’s a picky eater, but he loves Greek yogurt, peanut butter, and apples. He’d often eat a serving of yogurt, as well as a sliced apple dipped in powdered peanut butter (mixed with water per serving instructions). One day it hit me that I could mix the powdered peanut butter with the yogurt and it’d probably taste pretty similar to cheesecake (another food J loves).
I was right. This stuff isn’t good for a healthy dip; it’s just good. One serving contains nine grams of protein and, depending on the brand of powdered peanut butter you buy, it’s gluten free, too. In addition, the recipe is low in carbs and calories and contains plenty of healthy fat.
Unsure what powdered peanut butter is? It’s exactly what it sounds like: peanuts are made into powder instead of fat-laden butter. Most peanut powders contain around 85 percent less fat than their butter counterparts. They also have healthy fiber and protein.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake Protein Dip
1/3 cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt
2 tbs chocolate powdered peanut butter
1 apple, sliced (or other fruit or crackers for dipping)
In a small bowl, mix chocolate powdered peanut butter and yogurt until fully combined. Enjoy immediately or refrigerate for up to two days.
You could easily spoon this dip into individual graham cracker crusts for a healthy no-bake dessert; top it with sliced berries for even more yum!
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