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16 Jan

What better way to celebrate the Big Game than with some Chili Lime Chicken wings? How about Questified Chili Lime Chicken Wings? We thought you might enjoy that. Better yet, so will everyone at your gathering! Take a look at the full recipe below and don’t forget to save some for everyone else.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO

CHILI LIME HOT WINGS

Yields: 5 Servings |  Serving Size: 2 hot wings

Calories: 300 | Protein: 27g  | Fat: 17.5g | Net Carbs: 5g 

Total Carb: 7g 

Prep Time: 10 mins  | Cook Time:  ~25 mins  | Total Time: ~ 35 minutes

Ingredients

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place the oat flour in a bowl.
  3. place the hot sauce and lightly beaten eggs in their own bowl and stir until combined.
  4. Crush the chips into fine pieces and stir them together in a bowl with the chili powder, salt and garlic powder.
  5. toss each wing in oat flour and then coat in the egg/hot sauce mix. Then roll them in the broken up chips mixture.
  6. Place each wing on the baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes or until thoroughly cooked.
  7. Share amongst your friends!


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14 Jan


How does a recipe with no cooking involved sound?! That’s what you get with this super simple Salted Caramel Cold Brew. Just beat up some whipped topping, mix your Quest Protein Shake in with your cold brew coffee and you’re off to the races. Take a look at the full directions below and get ready to fall in love with your Quest Protein Shake.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO

SALTED CARAMEL COLD BREW

Yields: 3 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 glass

Calories: 120 | Protein: 10g  | Fat: 9g | Net Carbs: 1g 

Total Carb: 2g 

Prep Time: 10 mins  | Cook Time:  6  | Total Time: ~ 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 packet stevia
  • 2 cups cold brew, unsweetened
  • 1 Quest Salted Caramel Protein Shake
  • 1 ½ cups ice cubes

Method

  1. Place the heavy whipping cream and stevia into a mixing bowl and use a handheld mixer to beat until fluffy.
  2. Pour the cold brew coffee between three serving glasses and fill with ice.
  3. Pour the salted caramel protein shake over the cold brew.
  4. Top with the whipped cream and enjoy!


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08 Jan


Have you ever noticed that even when you don’t think you want a whoopie pie, as soon as you see those two cookies with soft, sweet & fluffy cream in between, your stomach makes room for them? Thankfully for you, this recipe allows you to decide when you have these little sweet treats in your home. Check out the full recipe below and gasp at the amount of protein per one of these cookies.

NUTRITIONAL INFO

CHOCOLATE CARAMEL WHOOPIE PIES

Yields: 6 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 Whoopie pie

Calories: 150 | Protein: 10g  | Fat: 8g | Net Carb: 5g 

Total Carb: 10g 

Prep Time: 20 mins  | Cook Time:  8 mins  | Total Time: ~30 mins 

Ingredients

CHOCOLATE CARAMEL WHOOPIE PIES

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with the parchment paper and then set it aside.
  2. Chop the Hero Bars into small pieces and place them into a food processor or nutribullet and blend until small crumbles form.
  3. Add in 1 scoop of the protein powder, almond milk and cocoa powder and continue blending until combined.
  4. Separate the mixture into 12 evenly sized balls, place them on the baking sheet and then press them flat.
  5. Bake the cookies for 6-8 minutes and then let them cool completely.
  6. Use a handheld mixer to beat the heavy cream until fluffy.
  7. Add in the protein powder and continue mixing until combined and then transfer the whipped cream to a piping bag and pipe into filling onto 6 of the cookies.
  8. Top with remaining cookies to make a whoopie pie and serve.


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07 Jan


What’s better than one big apple pie? Eight mini apple pies! These appetizing apple treats are made using the Vanilla Caramel Quest Hero Bar. That means you’ll enjoy exceptional sweet taste with a fraction of the sugar in traditional apple pie.

Check out the full recipe below:

NUTRITIONAL INFO

VANILLA CARAMEL MINI APPLE PIES

Yields: 8 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 mini pie

Calories: 97 | Protein: 7g  | Fat: 2g | Net Carb: 8g 

Total Carb: 13g 

Prep Time: 20 mins  | Cook Time:  12 mins (baking apples and crust)  | Total Time: 38 minutes (includes cooling time) 

Ingredients

EGGNOG CINNAMON ROLL WAFFLES

Method

  1. Place the chopped apple, zero calorie brown sugar, zero calorie sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice into a frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Stir and cook for 4-6 minutes or until apples are tender.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a tart pan with non-stick spray.
  5. Chop the hero bars into small pieces and place them into a food processor or nutribullet and blend until crumbles form.
  6. Add in the water and protein powder and blend until a dough forms.
  7. Separate the dough into eight evenly sliced pieces and place them into the bottom and “up” the sides of the mini tart pan molds.
  8. Bake them for 4-6 minutes.
  9. Let cool for 5 minutes before filling with the apples and serving.


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07 Jan


Who says blueberries have to be confined to muffins? Once you take a bite of these delicious Blueberry Cobbler Cookies, we think you’ll agree — blueberries and cookies just makes sense. Better yet, how many cookies do you know of that have 8g of protein in them? You’ll have to make the recipe yourself to find out, but check it out below and get ready to fall in love with cookies all over again.

NUTRITIONAL INFO

BLUEBERRY COBBLER COOKIES

Yields: 14 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 cookie

Calories: 130 | Protein: 8g  | Fat: 5g | Net Carb: 6g 

Total Carb: 12g 

Prep Time: 16 mins  | Cook Time:  11-13 mins  | Total Time: 33 mins (includes cooling time) 

Ingredients

BLUEBERRY COBBLER COOKIES 

GLAZE

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare two baking sheets with parchment paper and then set them aside.
  2. Chop the Quest Hero Bar into small pieces and then place them into a food processor or nutribullet and blend until fine crumbles form (about 1-2 minutes).
  3. Add in the protein powder, sweetener, almond flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and continue blending until well combined.
  4. add in the butter, egg, milk and vanilla and blend until a dough forms.
  5. Fold in the blueberries and then use a cookie scooper to make 14 evenly-sized cookie dough balls.
  6. Place the balls on the baking sheet about 2-inches apart.
  7. Press the balls down just slightly.
  8. Bake them for 11-13 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Let cool.
  9. Stir together the protein powder and almond milk and then drizzle over the cooled cookies and enjoy!


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07 Jan


The best part about a new food holiday like Keto Day, is that you can enjoy keto recipes anytime. Because keto is a lifestyle, one with some pretty harsh restrictions on carbohydrates, these chocolate chip cookie truffles are going to save you in so many ways. Sweet and chewy and loaded with flavor, you’ll forget you’re on an eating plan that denies the existence of sugar.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO

KETO CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE TRUFFLES

Yields: 11 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 truffle

Calories: 94 | Protein: 5g  | Fat: 6g | Net Carb: 3g 

Total Carb: 5g

Prep Time: 15 mins  | Freezer Time: 10 minutes   | Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

KETO CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE TRUFFLES

Method

DIRECTIONS

  • Place the cookies into a food processor or nutribullet and blend until fine crumbles form.
  • Remove 1 tablespoon of the crumbles and set it aside for topping later.
  • Add in the protein powder, cream cheese and almond milk and continue blending until combined.
  • Separate the mixture into 11 evenly-sized balls and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Chill in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  • Melt the chocolate chip and coconut oil together in a microwave-safe bowl in 15 second increments — stirring between each until the chocolate is smooth.
  • Dip each ball in the chocolate and then place it on the baking sheet.
  • Top the truffles with cookie crumbles and chill until chocolate is solid.


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10 Dec


There’s absolutely nothing wrong with regular waffles — they may be one of the finest contributions to breakfast in general, but we’re urging you to try these seasonal special waffles. Trust us, if you’re a fan of anything eggnog, these waffles are going to blow your holiday mind. Best of all, they use the new & improved Quest Cinnamon Roll Protein Bar. So if you haven’t had a chance to try out the new taste, you’ve got a double treat in store for your next meal.

Check out the full recipe below:

NUTRITIONAL INFO

EGGNOG CINNAMON ROLL WAFFLES

Yields: 5 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 waffle

Calories: 130 | Protein: 11g  | Fat: 6g | Net Carb: 6g 

Total Carb: 10g 

Prep Time: 15 mins  | Cook Time:  3-4 mins  | Total Time: ~25 mins 

Ingredients

BACON WRAPPED ASPARAGUS

Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and chop the Quest Bar into small pieces and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  2. Bake the bar pieces for 4-5 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Remove and let cool. Once cooled, place the bar pieces into a nutribullet or blender and blend until fine crumbles form.
  4. Place the crumbles, protein powder, flour, baking powder and spices into a mixing bowl and stir until combined.
  5. Add in the eggnog, coconut oil, egg and almond milk and stir until smooth.
  6. Use a 1/4 measuring cup to pour the batter into the center of a hot waffle iron prepared with non-stick spray.
  7. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Serve to anyone you really want to impress (including yourself for putting in all that work)


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09 Dec


Happy Holidays, folks! This isn’t a bona-fide recipe like we usually do, just letting you know that Santa could probably do with a few less carbs this holiday season. With that in mind, a fun family activity is to cut out Quest Protein Cookies into holiday shapes! Frosting and decorations are optional, but we highly recommend you make them delicious to keep yourself on the nice list this year. : )


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09 Dec


Nothing beats a poppable holiday treat. You know the ones we’re talking about — they come in a dish, there’s a bunch of them and you just can’t stop dipping in for seconds, thirds, and then they’re gone. These Cookies & Cream meringues are no exception. They take a bit of effort and time on your part, but once you take your first bite, you’ll know it was time well spent. Invite friends and family to enjoy just how good a low-carb dessert can be.

Check out the full recipe below:

NUTRITIONAL INFO

COOKIES & CREAM MERINGUES

Yields: 7 Servings |  Serving Size: ~ 4 cookies

Calories: 100 | Protein: 6g  | Fat: 5g | Net Carb: 5g 

Total Carb: 11g 

Prep Time: 30 mins  | Cook Time:  ~1.25 hours (total oven time)  | Total Time: ~2 hrs

Ingredients

COOKIES & CREAM MERINGUES

  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the egg whites into a glass bowl and use a handheld mixer to beat the egg whites until foamy.
  • Add in the cream of tartar and vanilla extract.
  • Continue to beat for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Add in the powdered erythritol and continue to beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Transfer the mixture to a large freezer bag and cut the corner to create a piping bag.
  • Pipe kisses onto the baking sheet.
  • Bake the kisses for 70 minutes. let cool.
  • While the kisses are cooling, increase the oven heat to 350 degrees F.
  • Cut the Quest Bar into small pieces and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake them for 4-5 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove and let cool.
  • Once cooled, place the bar pieces into a nutribullet or blender and blend until fine crumbs form.
  • Transfer the crumbles to a small bowl.
  • Melt the chocolate and coconut oil in the microwave in 15 second increments, stirring until smooth.
  • Dip each meringue kiss into the chocolate and then the bar crumbles.
  • Repeat until you have dipped each kiss.
  • Chill them in the freezer for 5 minutes
  • Enjoy!


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09 Dec


Baking sweet treats is a holiday tradition, and this is one that’s fun for the whole family. Cookies? Check. Fun decorating opportunities for the kiddos? Check. Enjoying the treats of your labor? Double Check. All you have to do is set aside some time with family to make it a deliciously sweet evening of treat making.

Check out the full recipe below:

NUTRITIONAL INFO

REINDEER BROWNIES

Yields: 12 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 brownie

Calories: 160 | Protein: 9g  | Fat: 8g | Net Carb: 6g 

Total Carb: 12g 

Prep Time: 15 mins  | Cook Time:  9-12 mins  | Total Time: ~30 mins 

Ingredients

REINDEER BROWNIES

ANTLERS

  • 24 itty bitty mini pretzels
  • 1 tbsp sugar free chocolate chips

ICING

  • 1/4 cup powdered erythritol
  • 1-2 tsp almond milk
  • 1-2 drops red food coloring

Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and prepare an 8×8 inch pan with parchment paper both ways for easy removal
  2. Place the chocolate and peanut butter into a microwave safe bowl and cook for 30 seconds or until smooth.
  3. Add in the pumpkin puree, egg and vanilla and whisk until smooth and then set aside.
  4. Place the cookie into a nutribullet or blender and blend until fine crumbles form and then transfer to a mixing bowl.
  5. Add in the almond flour, protein powder, cocoa powder and zero cal sweetener and stir until smooth.
  6. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and stir until a dough forms.
  7. Press the dough evenly into the prepared pan and bake for 13-14 minutes.
  8. Don’t overbake or your brownies will be dry!
  9. Once the brownies have cooled, cut them into 12 bars.
  10. Melt one tablespoon of chocolate in the microwave for 10 second increments, stirring between each session until smooth.
  11. Use a toothpick to transfer chocolate to the bottom of each “itty bitty” pretzel and press them into the brownies as reindeer antlers.
  12. In a bowl, stir together the powdered erythritol and almond milk until icing forms.
  13. Separate half of the icing and drop 1-2 drops of red food coloring in.
  14. Pipe the eyes and red nose on each reindeer.
  15. Use the remaining melted chocolte to finish the eyes and serve!


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