Nutty Butter Cups

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Is it really August 30th today? I don't believe it. Um, summer can we start over again? I wish! This truly was the summer of all summers! Although we didn't go on an epic road trip as we typically do (saving our pennies for Canada this fall!) we did buy kayak's and have been spending as much time as humanly possible outside in the sun. With all of my water adventures, I'm always craving protein when I get home and I racked my brain for an easy recipe that's healthy and satisfies those sweeties, chocolaty cravings. You guys have been asking for a protein, chocolate recipe so here you go. And with the help of my fabulous pals on Instagram, this recipe has an awesome name too: Nutty Butter Cups!

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Instead of buying peanut butter cups from the store that are filled with added refined sugars and the dreaded Soy Lecithin (insert horror music here) with only a few pantry staples, you can easily make these Nutty Butter Cups at home and stash them in the freezer for late night snack cravings. Plus with an added 15 grams of protein, these will FILL YO TUMMY UP! You can purchase my favorite flavor by Vital Proteins here. I use their Vanilla Collagen in this recipe and it's da! 

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Nutty Butter Cups
Get chocolate cravings on the regular like I do? Then this super easy and healthy Nutty Butter Cups is the recipe just for you! These are simple and fun to make and with using only minimal ingredients that you can actually pronounce, you won't have to worry about the junk that the regular butter cups have. Happy Nutty Buttering!
  • 1 pound Dark Chocolate Wafers
  • 1 cup Organic Coconut Cream
  • 1 tbs Turmeric
  • 1 tbs Cacao Powder
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Collagen Peptides
  • 1/4 cup Sunflower Seed Butter
  • 2 tbs Almond Butter
Melt Chocolate Wafers and set aside (Let cool to room temperature) Combine Organic Coconut Cream, Turmeric, Cacao Powder, and Vanilla Collagen Peptides In a cupcake baking sheet, spoon in melted chocolate Next, spoon in Vanilla Collagen mixture, carefully drizzling in one layer at a time Spoon in sunflower seed butter and almond butterDrizzle more chocolate on top and add more turmeric Freeze at least 2-hours or until firm
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 8
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I can't wait for you guys to try this recipe. It's easy to make and stash in the freezer for later consumption. In fact, I'm going to go devour one right now!

Comment below and tell me what you think! Super easy to make right?!