Healthy Chocolate Pudding

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About: I'm a senior at Harvey Mudd in Claremont California. This past summer I worked at Make Magazine. I love working out and eating well, and I enjoy concocting healthy recipes for not-so-healthy dishes (though u...


Everyone loves chocolate pudding, but not everyone loves the nutritional content. Most store-bought puddings have at least 300 calories per cup, with the majority of those calories coming from sugar and fat. In addition, nearly all puddings have no more than 2 or 3 grams of protein.

This pudding is delicious, fast, and healthy, and only has 2 ingredients!

Ingredients:
-  1 cup Fat Free Greek Yogurt
-  1 Scoop Chocolate Protein Powder

optional add ins:
-  Sweetener (Stevia)

-  Bananas 
-  Nuts 
-  Chocolate Chips
-  Coconut Flakes 


Directions:
Scoop 1 cup of greek yogurt into a large cereal bowl. Add 1 scoop of protein powder and stir with a spoon until the powder is fully incorporated.
Add bananas, nuts, peanut butter, or any other topping if you want.

Nutrition Facts:
Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories:       220

Fat:                  1g
Carbs:          12g
    Sugar:      10g
Protein:        47g

47 grams of protein! (most of your recommended daily intake)

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    HollyMann

    6 years ago on Introduction

    WOW this is amazing. I am not sure about your protein powder - some of that stuff hurts my stomach but I do have some EAS chocolate protein powder left. I must try this - brilliant idea. I always need more protein!!!

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    Renee!

    6 years ago on Introduction

    Mmmm... I used half lowfat yogurt and parts chocolate protein shake powder and part unsweetened cocoa. Made a great nighttime snack!