The following post was written by New York-based trainer David Kirsch.
If there's ever a time where we are more susceptible to overindulging, the Christmas to New Year week is one of them! But did you know you can savor something without regretting it?
This is a healthy twist on an old Christmas classic. It delivers all the flavor of the classic eggnog but without the calories, sugar, or fat. In fact, you'll save yourself 100 calories and 6 grams of fat. That's the equivalent of having to do a 25-minute walk to burn off the nog instead of a 45-minute walk.
Read more to see the recipe!
What's in it?
1 packet (or scoop) of Vanilla Protein Plus Meal Replacement Powder
8 ounces of cold water
2 Tbsp. of nonfat milk
4-5 ice cubes
Pinch of freshly ground nutmeg
Pinch of cinnamon
How to make it?
Place the protein powder, water, milk, and ice in a blender, and blend until smooth and frothy, about 1 minute. Pour in a mug, and sprinkle with nutmeg and cinnamon. Serve hot or chilled.
Per serving: 95 calories, 13 g. protein, 6 g. carbohydrate, 2 g. fat, 1 g. saturated fat, 3 g. fiber, 3 g. sugar
Note: Store-bought eggnog made with 2 percent milk = 191 calories, 8.15 g. fat
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