NYC’s Sweet Protein Bites

Do you love Chocolate, Peanuts, Bananas, Oats, and Pretzels?? These are ALL the ingredients you need to make these super delicious protein bites. As I was making these Heavenly Bites, I thought Simple, Sweet, & Super Healthy AND I thought of my BIL, (Brother in Law) in NYC that encompasses all of the above and I know he would REALLY love these protein treats. These are Super Heart Healthy with cholesterol fighting foods that Taste Fantastic and even he can make these with Ease…Here’s to your health and happiness, Cheers CP, Stayed on the Wagon Friday with you in mind!!!

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Servings
Ingredients
  • 2 Bananas A potassium-rich diet can help lower blood pressure, and people who eat plenty of potassium have up to a 27% lower risk of heart disease . Furthermore, bananas contain a decent amount of magnesium, which is also important for heart health.
  • 1 Cup Quaker Oats Heart disease is the leading cause of death globally. One major risk factor is high blood cholesterol. Many studies have shown that the beta-glucan fiber in oats is effective at reducing both total and LDL cholesterol levels
  • 1 Cup Smashed Roasted Peanuts When peanuts are included in the diet as a protein source, studies show that blood pressure is lowered, which also may benefit heart disease risk. Peanuts have a unique mix of functional components, vitamins, and minerals that help the body prevent heart disease.
  • 1 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips Flavonoids in cocoa have been shown to help lower blood pressure, improve blood flow to the brain and heart, prevent blood clots, and fight cell damage.
  • 1 Cup Smashed Pretzels
  • 1 Teaspoon Flaxseed Meal Flax's primary healthy benefit is due to the omega-3 essential fatty acids, "good" fats that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects.
Servings
Ingredients
  • 2 Bananas A potassium-rich diet can help lower blood pressure, and people who eat plenty of potassium have up to a 27% lower risk of heart disease . Furthermore, bananas contain a decent amount of magnesium, which is also important for heart health.
  • 1 Cup Quaker Oats Heart disease is the leading cause of death globally. One major risk factor is high blood cholesterol. Many studies have shown that the beta-glucan fiber in oats is effective at reducing both total and LDL cholesterol levels
  • 1 Cup Smashed Roasted Peanuts When peanuts are included in the diet as a protein source, studies show that blood pressure is lowered, which also may benefit heart disease risk. Peanuts have a unique mix of functional components, vitamins, and minerals that help the body prevent heart disease.
  • 1 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips Flavonoids in cocoa have been shown to help lower blood pressure, improve blood flow to the brain and heart, prevent blood clots, and fight cell damage.
  • 1 Cup Smashed Pretzels
  • 1 Teaspoon Flaxseed Meal Flax's primary healthy benefit is due to the omega-3 essential fatty acids, "good" fats that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects.
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350. Next, grease your mini muffin pan or just plain cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Next add all ingredients to the bowl, use your hands, and smash together, make small one inch balls and either put in mini muffin pan or just on a greased cookie sheet. Bake 11 minutes and serve with a glass of cold milk or the perfect cappuccino......Enjoy these Bites of Heaven!!!
Recipe Notes

This is a good read on the benefits of eating Oats.....https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/9-benefits-oats-oatmeal

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