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13 Aug

If you’ve got a few minutes and a hankering for some chocolate, we’ve got you covered. This is another quick recipe for the summer months wherein you get to enjoy a light, fluffy and creamy chocolate mousse at the end. Best of all, it’s got the macros you need to keep you on track. Check out the full recipe below!

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO

CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

Yields: 5 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 Serving Glass

Calories: 225 | Protein: 10g  | Fat: 17g | Net Carbs: 5g 

Total Carb: 10g 

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

Ingredients

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the bar into small pieces and bake for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Remove and let cool.
  4. Once cooled, place the pieces into a food processor or blender and blend on high until small crumbles form.
  5. In a bowl, use a handheld mixer to beat the heavy whipping cream until light and fluffy.
  6. Add in protein powder, cocoa powder and milk and continue mixing until incorporated.
  7. Transfer to a piping bag and distribute between five serving glasses.
  8. Top with brownie bar crumbles and serve!


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13 Aug

In these final days of summer there’s no better way to keep cool than with the refreshing taste of lime. Lucky for you, that’s the newest recipe we’re sharing! These super simple cups are the perfect go-to summer snack that you can share with friends and family. Not much else to say other than you should definitely try these tasty tarts. 

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO

LIME PIE JARS

Yields: 6 Servings |  Serving Size: 1/2 jar

Calories: 190 | Protein: 9g  | Fat: 12g | Net Carbs: 4g 

Total Carb: 9g 

Prep Time: 50 mins  | Freeze Time:  4 hrs  | Total Time: ~ 4 hrs, 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Quest Vanilla Almond Crunch Protein Bar
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 medium avocado, pitted
  • 8 tbsp reduced fat cream cheese
  • 3 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1 scoop Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1 tbsp zero calorie sweetener
  • 1 tbsp toasted, shredded coconut

Method

  1. Preheat over to 350 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the bar into small pieces and bake for 5-6 minutes. Let cool.
  3. Once cooled, place the pieces into a food processor or blender and blend on high until fine crumbles form.
  4. Transfer the crumbles to a bowl and add the melted butter and stir until combined.
  5. Distribute the mixture between 3 serving glasses.
  6. Place the avocado, cream cheese, heavy cream, protein powder, milk and sweetener into a food processor or blender and blend on high until smooth.
  7. Distribute the mixture between the glasses.
  8. Top with lime slices and toasted coconut.
  9. Chill until you can’t wait any longer.


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12 Aug

With temperatures reaching all new highs, it’s important to stay cool during the summer. We can’t think of a better way than with these chocolate doughnut cold brew popsicles. They’re super simple to make, as long as you’ve got the patience to wait for them to freeze, but one look at these beauties and we think you’ll be okay with waiting for cold summer treat perfection.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO

CHOCOLATE DOUGHNUT COLD BREW POPSICLES

Yields: 10 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 popsicle

Calories: 120 | Protein: 7g  | Fat: 8g | Net Carbs: 4g 

Total Carb: 5g 

Prep Time: 50 mins  | Freeze Time:  4 hrs  | Total Time: ~ 4 hrs, 50 minutes

Ingredients

CREAM LAYER

Method

  1. In a bowl, whisk together all cream layer ingredients and then distribute the cream between 10 popsicle molds.
  2. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together all cold brew layer ingredients.
  4. Pour over cream layer, leaving about a quarter inch of room from the top.
  5. Insert popsicle sticks and freeze for 20 minutes.
  6. Chop the chocolate doughnut protein bar into small pieces and fill remaining molds.
  7. Freeze for at least another 4 hours before serving.
  8. Cool off and enjoy!


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29 Jul

A big soft pretzel is probably one of the greatest food items ever made. Everyone loves them from children to the elderly. They’re portable, dippable, and extremely finishable. These Questified pretzels are no exception — take a half hour today and treat yourself to something you crave. Full recipe below!

 

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO

QUESTIFIED SOFT PRETZELS

Yields: 6 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 Pretzel

Calories: 295 | Protein: 22g  | Fat: 21g | Net Carbs: 5g 

Total Carb: 7g 

Prep Time: 15 mins  | Cook Time:  14-17 mins  | Total Time: ~ 32 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Bags Quest Ranch Tortilla Style Protein Chips
  • 1 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 tbsp cream cheese
  • 1 egg, large

EGG WASH

  • 1 egg yolk + 1 tbsp water

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, stir together the almond flour, parmesan cheese, baking powder, garlic powder, onion powder and one bag of the protein tortilla chips.
  3. In a microwave safe bowl, melt mozzarella cheese and ream cheese together in 30 second increments, stirring until smooth.
  4. Once smooth and melted, whisk in the egg.
  5. Add the melted cheese mixture into the dry ingredients and use a rubber spatula to stir until a dough forms.
  6. Separate the dough into 6 evenly sized balls.
  7. Roll each ball into a 15″ rope and form a pretzel shape.
  8. Place each pretzel onto the baking sheet. Brush with egg wash and top with remaining crusted chips.
  9. Bake for 14-17 minutes.
  10. Enjoy!


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29 Jul

The Loaded Taco Tortilla Chips are officially here and we are here to support them. This is a nice change of pace from the standard dessert recipes we post — these lettuce wraps are a light and delicious meal you can make quickly and they’re a hit with guests and friends alike. Get to dicing and we’ll let you enjoy your new favorite recipe. Steps and ingredients needed below!

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO

QUEST LETTUCE WRAPS

Yields: 2 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 wrap

Calories: 256 | Protein: 5g  | Fat: 16g | Net Carbs: 5g 

Total Carb: 11g 

Prep Time: 15 mins  | Cook Time:  14-17 mins  | Total Time: ~ 32 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken tenders, cut into cubes (8oz)
  • 1 bag Quest Loaded Taco Tortilla Style Protein Chips
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 leaves romaine lettuce, rinsed
  • 1/2 avocado, diced
  • 1 roma tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • handful of cilantro

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper OR an airfryer with non-stick spray.
  2. Place the crushed chips, paprika, garlic powder and salt into a bowl and stir until combined.
  3. Coat the chicken in olive oil and toss each piece in the chip mixture until completely coated.
  4. Transfer to the baking sheet or airfryer basket.
  5. Cook in the oven for 14-17 minutes or the airfryer for 12-14 minutes.
  6. Assembled tacos with chicken, avocado, diced tomato, onion, cabbage and cilantro.
  7. Top with your favorite sauce and enjoy!


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29 Jul

Now a year old, the Maple Waffle Bar has had its fair share of success. Maple Syrup and butter flavor combine with waffle crumbles to make one of our cult favorite flavors. Today, we hope to expand on that legacy by offering a full-on donut experience for those serious breakfast warriors. This recipe is great to impress friends and family with — besides, who doesn’t love a bacon donut? We sure do, and we think you will too. Full recipe below!

 

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO

MAPLE BACON DONUTS

Yields: 7 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 Donut

Calories: 244 | Protein: 5g  | Fat: 16g | Net Carbs: 5g 

Total Carb: 11g 

Prep Time: 15 mins  | Cook Time:  14-17 mins  | Total Time: ~ 32 minutes

Ingredients

FROSTING

  • 1/2 scoop Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder
  • 2 tbsp powdered erythritol (Swerve)
  • 2 tbsp almond milk

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the Quest Bar into pieces and bake for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Remove and let cool completely.
  4. Once cooled, blend the pieces together in a food processor and set them aside.
  5. Prepare a standard size donut pan with non-stick spray.
  6. In a mixing bowl, stir together the almond flour, protein powder, baking soda and baking powder.
  7. Add in the eggs, butter, milk and vanilla and stir until combined.
  8. Fold in Quest Bar crumbles.
  9. Transfer the batter to a piping bag and fill the donut molds (should fill 7)
  10. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Remove and let cool.
  12. Once cooled stir together the frosting ingredients and spoon about 2-3 teaspoons onto each donut.
  13. Top with bacon pieces and take your first bite!


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11 Jul

It’s kind of a secret, but we’re doing a soft rollout of our newest flavor of protein tortilla chips and wanted to make sure anyone who purchased on Amazon through Prime is able to make a fun, quick recipe! You don’t need a ton of ingredients and the flavor is to die for — so pop open a bag and get your eggs sizzling, these huevos rancheros are the savory protein recipe you’ve been waiting for. Check out the video and full recipe below.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO

LOADED TACO HUEVOS RANCHEROS

Yields: 2 Servings |  Serving Size: 1/2 of recipe

Calories: 310 | Protein: 27g  | Fat: 17g | Net Carbs: 7g 

Total Carb: 10g 

Prep Time: 10 mins  | Cook Time:  5 mins  | Total Time: 15 mins

Ingredients

CRUST

  • 2 Bags Quest Loaded Taco Tortilla Style Protein Chips (available on amazon prime for early release)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 2 tbsp salsa
  • 1 tbsp green onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 avocado, pitted
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cilantro and lime slices for garnish

Method

  1. In two small bowls, arrange the chips in the bottom and up the sides.
  2. Prepare a skillet with non-stick spray and turn on medium-low heat.
  3. Crack two eggs into the preheated pan and cook for 2-3 minutes or until eggs are to your desired consistency.
  4. Meanwhile, mash the avocado in a bowl using a fork.
  5. Layer the avocado, salsa and cheese over the chips in the bowls.
  6. Top with cooked eggs and salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Garnish with cilantro and sliced lime before devouring.


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03 Jul

There’s not much else to say about the deliciousness of cheesecake, but we’re going to add that our protein cheesecake is probably the best one you’re going to enjoy this 4th. A cheesecake made with Quest protein bars and powders means you get a protein boost along with a big old slice of the net carbs removed. The only thing you have to do is cut your own slice and enjoy! Check out the full recipe below:

NUTRITIONAL INFO

4TH OF JULY CHEESECAKE

Yields: 16 Servings |  Serving Size: 1/16th of cheesecake

Calories: 160 | Protein: 8g  | Fat: 10g | Net Carbs: 4g 

Total Carb: 11g 

Prep Time: 30 mins  | Cook Time:  11 mins  | Total Time: 2 hrs 45 mins (includes cooling time)  

Ingredients

CRUST

FILLING

  • 16oz cream cheese (reduced fat), room temp
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat sour cream
  • 1 tbsp gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 scoop Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder
  • 1/2 cup zero calorie sweetener
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

TOPPING

  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. cut the bars into small pieces and place them on the baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 4-6 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Remove and let cool completely.
  5. Once cooled, place the bar pieces into a food processor or Nutribullet and blend until fine crumbles form.
  6. Transfer crumbles to a bowl and add the melted butter — stir until combined.
  7. Transfer the crumbles into a 9 inch pie pan prepared with non-stick spray and press into the bottom and up the sides.
  8. Place the pie crust into the oven and bake for 5-6 minutes. Be careful not to burn!
  9. Remove and let cool completely.
  10. In a large mixing bowl, stir together the protein powder, gelatin, sweetener and sea salt.
  11. Add in the boiling water, whisking until well combined and then let sit for a couple of minutes.
  12. In another bowl, use a handheld mixer to beat the cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  13. Add in the sour cream and continue mixing until incorporated.
  14. Add both bowls of ingredients together and beat until smooth.
  15. transfer the filling to the pie crust.
  16. Cover and chill for at least two hours.
  17. Top with strawberries and blueberries and dig in!


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24 Jun

If you haven’t heard yet, we released a Chocolate Sprinkled Doughnut Protein Bar just a hot minute ago. If you haven’t tried it yet, you should! If you have and you want to get creative with your cravings, check out this recipe. These poppable doughnut holes have the look, taste, and texture of your typical doughnut holes, but these ones have 6g of protein apiece. That’s something like a 600% increase in protein from your store-bought doughnut holes. So what are you waiting for, get poppin’!

NUTRITIONAL INFO

CHOCOLATE DOUGHNUT HOLES

Yields: 12 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 doughnut hole

Calories: 140 | Protein: 6g  | Fat: 10g | Net Carbs: 7g 

Total Carb: 14g 

Prep Time: 15 mins  | Cook Time:  14-16 mins  | Total Time: 55 mins (includes cooling time) 

Ingredients

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a mini muffin pan or a cast iron aebleskiver pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Cut the Quest Protein Bar into small pieces and place them into a food processor or blender on high until small chunks form — then transfer to a bowl.
  3. Add in the almond flour, oat flour, protein powder, cocoa powder, sweetener, baking soda, baking powder and salt and stir until combined.
  4. Add in the eggs, pumpkin puree, heavy cream and vanilla and stir until a batter forms.
  5. Spoon about 1 tablespoon of batter into each mold and bake for 14-16 minutes.
  6. Remove and let cool.
  7. Repeat until you have used all the batter.
  8. Batter makes 20 doughnut holes.
  9. Melt the chocolate and coconut oil together until smooth.
  10. Dip each doughnut hole top into the chocolate.
  11. Top with sprinkles and chill until chocolate is solid.


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19 Jun

Grilled peaches are bomb, but they’re not necessarily the first thing you think of when you think of protein. We’re here to change that with this simple and delicious four ingredient recipe. Follow the instructions below and you’re on your way to a peachy protein paradise.

NUTRITIONAL INFO

GRILLED PEACHES

Yields: 4 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 serving cup

Calories: 280 | Protein: 18g  | Fat: 15g | Net Carbs: 13g 

Total Carb: 23g 

Prep Time: 15 mins  | Cook Time:  4 minutes  | Total Time: 19 minutes 

Ingredients

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the bar into pieces and bake for 5-6 minutes.
  3. Remove and let cool.
  4. Once cooled, place the p[ices into a food processor or blender on high until fine crumbles form.
  5. Distribute the mixture between 4 serving glasses (set aside a couple tablespoons for topping)
  6. Prepare a cast iron grill skillet with non-stick spray and turn on medium-low heat.
  7. Cook peaches for 2-4 minutes on each side until tender.
  8. Remove and let cool.
  9. In a bowl, use a handheld mixer to whip the heavy cream until light and fluffy.
  10. Add in the protein powder and mix until incorporated.
  11. Distribute the mixture into each serving glass over the crumbles.
  12. Top with grilled peaches and remaining crumbles and serve immediately.


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