Recipe: Protein

By Paige Green, Hy-Vee Dietitian on Friday, July 15, 2022

Protein Chow

Protein Chow

Serves 16

All you need:

1 cup Hy-Vee 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate baking chips

1 cup natural creamy peanut butter

2 tbsp coconut oil

4 cups corn Chex cereal

4 cups rice Chex cereal

1¼ cups Performance Inspired vanilla bean whey protein powder

¼ cup powdered sugar

All you do:

1. Melt chocolate chips, peanut butter and coconut oil in large microwave-safe bowl, stirring after 30-second intervals until smooth.

2. Place corn and rice cereal in large gallon-size resealable plastic bag or container. Pour chocolate mixture over cereal. Gently toss until evenly coated.

3. Open bag and add protein powder and powdered sugar. Gently toss again until all cereal is coated. Add additional powdered sugar as desired for a more traditional “puppy chow” look.

4. Cover and refrigerate until chilled before serving.

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