As part of my ambassadorship with Blue Diamond, we were challenged to come up with a “Easy as Breeze”-5 ingredient recipe using BD’s Chocolate Almond Milk.  Two things I love –>  1) EASY and 2) CHOCOLATE.  I immediately thought of those yummy pudding pops that my mom used to buy for us in the 90’s.  Remember those??  (I think they actually still sell them.)    Mama would buy a box and Katy and I would devour them within the day.  It worked out because Katy loved the vanilla and I always grabbed for the chocolate – the “swirl” flavor would be split 50/50.  Ah, memories….

Enter adulthood.

I can’t eat an entire box of pudding pops.  I mean I could…but probably shouldn’t.  They aren’t the most waist friendly.  So I created an EASY twist on the 90’s classic AND I added peanut butter this time because everything is better with peanut butter.  Made with only FOUR ingredients, they mimic the texture of pudding pops – creamy and delicious – but have adult nutrition.  Get this –> each pop has only 77 calories and they’re packed with protein so you can even use them as a post-workout treat.  The chocolate almond milk creates a perfect creamy base that I wasn’t expecting.

We’ve been eating these out on the deck while playing with the water hose….because while I’m an adult, I still sometimes act like a child.  Katy – you can keep the vanilla – I call dibs on these peanut butter chocolate ones. 

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Pudding Pops

Easy, Breezy PB Chocolate Protein Pudding Pops

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Blue Diamond Chocolate Almond Milk
  • 1/4 cup powdered peanut butter
  • 1 scoop whey protein powder (I used this one)
  • 2 tbsp. cocoa powder

Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl then whisk in almond milk.  Pour into pop molds (I like these).  Freeze for at least one hour.  Enjoy!  Makes 6 pops.

Nutrition Stats (per pop):  77.5 calories, 2 grams fat, 8.25 grams carbohydrate, 7.75 grams protein

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This “Easy as Breeze” post is sponsored by Almond Breeze Almondmilk

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QUESTION:  Did you love pudding pops as a kid??  Vanilla or chocolate??

splendid…lindsay

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