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01 Feb


A cannoli is perhaps one of the best-tasting pastries in existence — so, naturally, we wanted you to have access to a cannoli that works for you, not against you. Our Questfied Cannoli recipe has all the taste, texture and satisfying sweetness you crave with a fraction of the carbs.

Check out the full recipe below:

NUTRITIONAL INFO

COOKIE DOUGH CANNOLI

Yields: 5 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 Cannoli

Calories: 160 | Protein: 14g  | Fat: 6g | Net Carb: 5g 

Total Carb: 12g 

Prep Time:  15 minutes | Cook Time: 5-6 minutes | Total Time: ~ 30 minutes (for cooling time)

Ingredients

CINNAMON ROLL COFFEE CAKE

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Warm the unrwapped bars in the microwave for about 10 seconds, just enough to soften them.
  3. Use a rolling pin to flatten them out.
  4. Use a 3″ round cookie cutter to cut out circles.
  5. You may need to war up the scraps and re-roll them out to make the last circle.
  6. You should end up with 5 three-inch circles.
  7. Wrap each one around a cannoli tube.
  8. Bake them for 5-6 minutes.
  9. Let them cool completely before trying to remove the tubes.
  10. Place the ricotta, vanilla and protein powder into a bowl and use a handheld mixer to beat until fluffy.
  11. Transfer the mixture to a piping bag fitted with a star attachment and fill the cannolis.
  12. Top with sprinkles and serve.


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01 Feb


Turns out you don’t have to go the fair or carnival and be bombarded with all kinds of deep fried foods to get your churro fix. With our Dipped S’mores Churros you can create your own! There are a couple things you’ll need to make them truly authentic (like a star attachment for a piping bag) and there a quite a few steps, but trust us, it’s worth it. See?

Check out the full recipe below:

NUTRITIONAL INFO

DIPPED S’MORES CHURROS

Yields: 20 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 churro

Calories: 120 | Protein: 6g  | Fat: 8.5g | Net Carb: 4g 

Total Carb: 8g 

Prep Time:  20 | Cook Time: 10-12 | Total Time: ~ 35-40 minutes

Ingredients

DIPPED S’MORES CHURROS

Coating

  • 1/4 cup zero cal sweetener
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Chocolate

  • 1/2 cup sugar-free chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tsp coconut oil

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the Quest Bar into small pieces and place them on the baking sheet.
  3. Bake pieces for 4-5 minutes until golden brown.
  4. Let them cool completely before placing them into a nutribullet or food processor and blending until small crumbles form.
  5. Transfer the crumbles to a bowl and set them aside.
  6. In another bowl stir together the almond flour, protein powder and salt. Set aside.
  7. Place the butter and water into a small pot over low-medium heat until the butter melts completely. Remove from heat and add in the dry mixture.
  8. Use a rubber spatula to stir until a dough forms. The dough will be on the dryer side.
  9. Add in the eggs one at a time whisking between each until smooth. Let the batter cool slightly for 5 minutes.
  10. Meanwhile, heat the coconut oil in a deep bottom-heavy pot over low heat.
  11. Transfer the batter to a piping bag with a star attachment.
  12. Pipe about 3″ of the batter directly into the hot oil. Repeat this two more times.
  13. Let the churro cook in the oil for about 30 seconds before flipping it and cook the other side for an additional 10-15 seconds.
  14. Remove the churros and place them on a paper towel. Repeat this process until you have used all the batter.
  15. Place the coating ingredients into a mixing bowl. Toss each churro in coating.
  16. Melt the chocolate and coconut oil together in a microwave safe bowl until smooth.
  17. Dip each churro in the chocolate, letting the excess drip and then dip the churro into the S’mores crumbles.
  18. Now you can enjoy!


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01 Feb


Because this isn’t a recipe that requires much work. Now you’ll have time to focus on making your special day special for your special one. Especially if you’re not a fan of the Valentine’s Day crowds.

Check out the full recipe below:

NUTRITIONAL INFO

VALENTINE’S DAY PIZZA

Yields: 8 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 mini pie

Calories: 110 | Protein: 8g  | Fat: 3g | Net Carb: 8g 

Total Carb: 14g 

Prep Time: follow instructions on packaging  | Cook Time:  follow instructions on packaging 

Ingredients

VALENTINE’S DAY PIZZA

Method

  1. Preheat the oven and bake the pizzas according to the directions on the box.
  2. When the pizza is done, use a heart-shaped cookie cutter (average size) and cut out pizza hearts.
  3. Save the scraps for snacking!

Note: if the pizza hearts are difficult to cut out, use a kitchen mallet to press the cutters into the pizza.


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01 Feb


We think there’s no better way to start your morning than with our Questified Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake. Light and fluffy, and boasting only 5g net carbs per slice — what’s not to love? You still have to make the delicious treats, but trust us, it’s a labor of love.

Check out the full recipe below:

NUTRITIONAL INFO

CINNAMON ROLL COFFEE CAKE

Yields: 9 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 piece (if cut into 9 squares)

Calories: 200 | Protein: 11g  | Fat: 12g | Net Carb: 5g 

Total Carb: 12g 

Prep Time:  20 | Cook Time: 10-12 | Total Time: ~ 35-40 minutes

Ingredients

CINNAMON ROLL COFFEE CAKE

Swirl

  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp sweetener

Crumble

  • 3 tbsp almond flour
  • 1 tbsp zero cal sweetener
  • 1/2 scoop Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp butter, room temperature

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a 6×6 inch pan with parchment paper both ways for easy removal.
  2. Cut the Quest bar into small pieces and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Bake the pieces for 4-5 minutes and golden brown.
  4. Let them cool before placing them into a food processor or nutribullet and blending until fine crumbles form.
  5. Add in the protein powder, almond flour and salt and continue blending until well combined.
  6. Transfer to a mixing bowl and add in the eggs, applesauce and vanilla and mix until a batter forms.
  7. In a small bowl, stir together the swirl ingredients.
  8. Pour half the batter into the pan and top with swirl mixture.
  9. Cover the swirl mixture with the remaining batter.
  10. In another bowl, use a fork to combine all the crumble ingredients and then sprinkle the crumble over the batter.
  11. Bake the coffee cake for 18-20 minutes.
  12. Remove and let cool slightly before cutting 9 squares and serving.


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27 Jan

Nothing disappears faster than cheese off of a snack plate, so we figured we’d provide you with an ample sized ball of one of the most delicious things ever made. This cheese ball is super simple to make and will be a favorite of your partygoers. Don’t just take our word for it, check out the full recipe and get cheesed.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO

FOOTBALL CHEESE BALL

Yields: 15 Servings |  Serving Size: about 1 oz

Calories: 120 | Protein: 6g  | Fat: 10g | Net Carbs: 2g 

Total Carb: 4g 

Prep Time: 15 mins  | Chill Time:  2 hrs  | Total Time: ~2.25 hrs

Ingredients

  • 2 Bags of Quest Ranch Tortilla Style Protein Chips
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup green onions, diced
  • 16oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt 0% fat
  • 1 cup mini pepperonis

Method

  1. Place the chips, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt into a food processor or nutribullet and blend until fine.
  2. Place the cream cheese and yogurt into a bolw and use a handheld mixer to beat them together until smooth.
  3. Add the blended chip mixture to the cream cheese and yogurt and mix until well combined.
  4. Wrap the mixture in plastic wrap and shape into a football.
  5. Chill for two hours.
  6. Cover the football in pepperonis and cut the mozzarella string cheese for the lace and dig in!


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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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