Protein Chow


Protein Chow

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    You can't go wrong with this healthy spin on puppy chow. With the addition of protein powder, you'll have a snack to fuel your day! 

    Watch how this recipe comes together on an episode of Healthy You on HSTV

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 16
    1 c. Hy-Vee 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate baking chips
    1 c. natural creamy peanut butter
    2 tbsp. coconut oil
    4 c. corn Chex cereal
    4 c. rice Chex cereal
    1 ¼ c. Performance Inspired vanilla bean whey protein powder
    ¼ c. powdered sugar

    Things To Grab

    • Large microwave-safe bowl
    • Large resealable plastic bag or container


    1. Melt chocolate chips, peanut butter, and coconut oil in large microwave-safe bowl, stirring after 30-second intervals until smooth.

    2. Place corn and rice cereal in large gallon-sized resealable plastic bag or container. Pour chocolate mixture over cereal. Gently toss until evenly coated. 

    3. Open bag and add protein powder and powdered sugar. Gently toss again until all cereal is coated. Add additional powdered sugar as desired for a more traditional "puppy chow" look. 

    4. Cover and refrigerate until chilled before serving. 

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    Hy-Vee Dietitians