Cocoa Dusted Almonds with Protein Powder

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Cocoa Dusted Almonds with Protein Powder will remind you of your favorite protein-packed snack without the added sugar. When the hunger-pain hits, grab a handful of these healthy treats.

Cocoa Dusted Almonds with Protein Powder Recipe:

I love this simple hack to transform my favorite cocoa dusted almonds into a simple snack without added sugars. I’ve replaced the sugar with chocolate protein powder for a great grab-and-go snack.

In just four simple steps and a handful of ingredients, you can make a large batch of these almonds coated in cocoa protein powder and keep them on hand for whenever you are craving a sweet and crunchy snack.

How to Make Cocoa Dusted Almonds:

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk chocolate flavored protein powder, ground cinnamon and salt until mixed well.
  2. Melt coconut oil in the microwave; pour over raw almonds, stirring until all are completely coated.
  3. Pour the protein powder mixture over the coated almonds, stirring until almonds are evenly coated.

For the full instructions for these protein powder snack ideas, scroll to the bottom of this post. 

Notes About Protein Powder Dusted Almonds:

  • I used chocolate flavored protein powder. Feel free to use your favorite flavor to mix things up.
  • For more cinnamon-flavored almonds, use 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon.
  • To follow the Arbonne 30 Days to Healthy Living Plan, use raw almonds, organic coconut oil, organic ground cinnamon, and Himalayan Pink Salt.

Looking for a protein-packed snack that follows a clean eating diet? Cocoa Dusted Almonds with Protein Powder will remind you of your favorite snack without the added sugar. When the hunger-pain hits, grab a handful of these healthy treats. 

30 Days to Healthy Living Snack Ideas:

It’s easy to convert some of my favorite recipes from These Old Cookbooks to fit the Arbonne 30 Day Challenge. Here’s a few ideas:

Easy Roasted Cauliflower:

Use organic cauliflower and olive oil. Replace sea salt with Pink Himalayan Salt.

Sometimes we all just need an easy side dish that is really quick to make, and this Easy Roasted Cauliflower fits the bill perfectly.

Sauteed Swiss Chard and White Beans:

Use organic Swiss chard, olive oil, garlic and white beans. Use Pink Himalayan Salt.

Sauteed Swiss Chard and White Beans is an Italian-inspired side dish that comes together quickly with only 4 ingredients---Swiss chard, olive oil, garlic and white beans.

Instant Pot Tomato Braised Kale:

Use organic kale, onions, broth, garlic and canned tomatoes (no sugar added). Use Himalayan Pink Salt.

Instant Pot Tomato Braised Kale is a great side dish.

Instant Pot Mashed Cauliflower

Use organic cauliflower, olive oil, garlic and broth. Use Himalayan Pink Salt.

Instant Pot Low-Carb Mashed Cauliflower

Air Fryer Cauliflower

Use organic cauliflower, garlic powder and paprika. Use Himalayan Pink Salt.  Replace Parmesan cheese with a sprinkle of Nutritional Yeast.

Air Fryer Cauliflower is seasoned perfectly with a blend of garlic powder, paprika, salt and Parmesan cheese.  Roasted to perfection in the air fryer results in a low carb (or Keto) side dish that the whole family will love.

Baked Chicken Legs

Use free-range chicken, organic olive oil and Himalayan Pink Salt.

Need a quick and easy way to make your family happy? These 4-Ingredient Baked Chicken Legs are extremely easy to make and turn out tender and juicy every time.

Baked Eggs and Asparagus

Use free range eggs, organic asparagus, olive oil and seasonings. Omit toast. Replace Parmesan cheese with a sprinkle of nutritional yeast.

Baked Eggs and Asparagus with Parmesan cheese recipe is a perfect dish for brunch. Simply adjust the cooking time to get eggs cooked to your liking.

Cocoa Dusted Almond with Protein Powder

Cocoa Dusted Almonds with Protein Powder will remind you of your favorite snack without the added sugar. When the hunger-pain hits, grab a handful of these healthy treats. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 days to healthy living, arbonne, arbonne 30 day challenge recipes, cocoa dusted almonds, cocoa dusted almonds with protein powder, gluten-free recipe, protein powder snacks, soy-free
Servings: 8
Calories: 218kcal
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw almonds
  • 1 heaping teaspoon organic coconut oil
  • 2 Tablespoons chocolate protein powder
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch Himalayan Pink Salt

Instructions

  • Combine chocolate protein powder, ground cinnamon and Himalayan Pink Salt in a small bowl.
    Looking for a protein-packed snack that follows a clean eating diet? Cocoa Dusted Almonds with Protein Powder will remind you of your favorite snack without the added sugar. When the hunger-pain hits, grab a handful of these healthy treats. 
  • Melt coconut oil in a microwave bowl until liquid form. This should only take a few seconds in the microwave.
    Looking for a protein-packed snack that follows a clean eating diet? Cocoa Dusted Almonds with Protein Powder will remind you of your favorite snack without the added sugar. When the hunger-pain hits, grab a handful of these healthy treats. 
  • Pour melted coconut oil over almonds; stir until all almonds are completely coated.
    Looking for a protein-packed snack that follows a clean eating diet? Cocoa Dusted Almonds with Protein Powder will remind you of your favorite snack without the added sugar. When the hunger-pain hits, grab a handful of these healthy treats. 
  • Pour protein powder mixture over almonds, and stir until almonds are evenly coated.
    Looking for a protein-packed snack that follows a clean eating diet? Cocoa Dusted Almonds with Protein Powder will remind you of your favorite snack without the added sugar. When the hunger-pain hits, grab a handful of these healthy treats. 

Notes

  • I used chocolate flavored protein powder. Feel free to use your favorite flavor to mix things up.
  • For more cinnamon-flavored almonds, use 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon.
  • To follow the Arbonne 30 Days to Healthy Living Plan, use raw almonds, organic coconut oil, organic ground cinnamon, and Himalayan Pink Salt. 
  • For another 30 day clean eating recipe, try our Sauteed Swiss Chard and White Beans

Nutrition

Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 279mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1mg

Looking for a protein-packed snack that follows a clean eating diet? Cocoa Dusted Almonds with Protein Powder will remind you of your favorite snack without the added sugar. When the hunger-pain hits, grab a handful of these healthy treats. 

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