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Real Food High-Protein Energy Bites

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Mike’s Mix High Protein Breakfast Granola Bites These little protein bites, dense in whey and sustained energy, are a convenient way to assure you’ll have the real food you’ll need to keep you strong through your next adventure or workout. Straightforward to make and hard to screw up, you’ll have 24 bites of 100 calorie […]

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Protein Gingerbread

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Looking to add some nutritional (yet delicious) options at your next holiday gathering this season? Give this Protein Gingerbread recipe a try. Made with Mike’s Mix Whey Protein and Flaxseed, this banana bread variation will add substance and great taste to any spread.   P.S. Also makes for a great recovery snack! Print Protein Gingerbread Protein Gingerbread […]

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Energy Balls

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  Getting sick of Gels and Sports Drinks? Add some variation to your workout fuel with these energy balls. Made with Melissa’s Mix Tangerine Dream, prepare these balls ahead of time and bring them on your next long run or ride. These balls are full of flavor, pack a whopping 200 energy ready calories a piece […]

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Peanut Butter Protein Balls

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My 6 year old son, Sawyer, wouldn’t leave me alone while I made these delicious little bites of protein. He had spotted the chocolate chips long before I actually started mixing. Thankfully, this recipe is quick and easy to make and he didn’t have to wait long before his opportunity to taste test. This no […]

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Cinnamon Vegan Protein Cookie

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A Four Ingredient, Cinnamon Vegan Protein Cookie Recipe A simple and delicious recipe, courtesy of Purely Twins. With only four ingredients and 30 minutes time (prep and cook), this vegan protein cookie will be a treat to look forward to throughout the week. So easy, the kids can make it. Did I mention this recipe is also gluten […]

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One Minute Flaxseed Muffin

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On the go: An Awesome Low Carb Flaxseed Muffin Recipe After eating eggs every day for weeks, and feeling the threat of inevitable mutiny from my family, I knew I needed to mix things up. My prerequisites for a school day breakfast are quick, easy and has substance (not just of a bowl of fortified sugar). […]

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Vegan Protein Bars

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This recipe was inspired by a good friend who follows a vegan diet. She was, and is, always looking for ways to vary and increase her protein intake. The result is an easy, delicious, non-time consuming, nutrient rich recipe (whew!) that could fit her vegan needs and be happily consumed by my children (who can […]

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Quinoa Flour Pizza Crust

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Quinoa Flour Pizza Crust This crust has a crispy, pita bread consistently to it that is delicious. I used it for pizza but this can easily be made as a stand alone for dipping and complimenting other foods. Give this a try and let me know what you think.  Ingredients: 2 cups Mike’s Mix Quinoa Flour 3 […]

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Vegan Protein Smoothie

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This last week, the family and I went picking wild black berries. While Sawyer (my 5 year old) commenced with eating all of his immediately, Mike and I were more prudent with ours, freezing half in anticipation of enjoying in future smoothies.  I only made it a couple of days before digging into my frozen […]

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A Delicious Protein, No Sugar Cookie

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Looking for a quick, easy and filling snack? This protein cookie is simple to make and delicious to eat. This recipe makes 5 cookies, approximately 151 calories each. Store any you don’t eat in the refrigerator to preserve and enjoy at a later date.  You can vary the recipe by making the cookies smaller, using […]

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Flaxseed Recipe Ideas

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Flax seeds, with their high concentration of omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, have been widely touted as a health food.  Because of the potential health benefits and their unique nutty flavor, Mike’s Mix has added finely ground flax seed to its product line.  Mike and I try daily to creatively include flax seed in our […]

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Butternut Squash Soup with Flaxseed

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This fall our family was given a butternut squash. Unlike some vegetables, such as the eggplant I was given this summer, I have some experience with this squash and have previously prepared it by roasting it in the oven with a little butter.  Although I enjoy squash prepared this way, I wanted to try something […]

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A simple, healthy, and easy sandwich: Garbanzo Bean and Avocado

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I enjoy cooking and experimenting with different foods with the caveat that recipes are not overly time intensive or too complicated.  Recipe books and cards handed down through families can be the source of quality recipes, but I find they often tend to use foods I’ve never heard of or consist of so many ingredients […]

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