Smoothies & Snacks with Pazazz

Apples are one of my favorite go-to healthy snack for any age! I am excited to partner up with Pazazz Apples to create new healthy recipes and help you incorporate more fruit into your diet.

How does one even go about choosing the โ€œperfectโ€ apple? Next time you are at the grocery store, make sure you pick up these Pazazz apples as they are the perfect blend of sweet and tart for almost every apple lover. They are a descendant of the Honeycrisp but they harbor their own unique flavor and offer a crunch with every bite! You can visit their website HERE to find out more and the locations on where they are available for purchase.

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๐ŸŽPazazz Apple Crisp Protein Shake

1 scoop of your favorite protein powder ( I use Tone it Up Vanilla powder)

1 Pazazz apple with core removed

1/4 cup oats (optional)

1- 5oz container of Apple-Cinnamon Chobani Greek yogurt or Vanilla Greek yogurt

Dash of cinnamon & nutmeg or use apple pie spice if you have it on hand

Add in ice, blend until smooth.

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๐ŸŽCaramel Apple Pazazz

1 Pazazz apple-cored

1 scoop protein powder (optional)

1- 5oz container Caramel greek yogurt (or use Vanilla greek yogurt and add a squirt of Caramel ice cream topping)

Add in ice, blend until smooth.

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๐ŸŽ PB Pazazz

1 Pazazz apple- cored

1-2 Tbsp Peanut butter (or nut butter of your choice)

1 scoop protein powder

1/4 cup gluten free or regular oats ( I use quick cooking because they are smaller)

1- 5oz container plain Greek yogurt

Add in ice, blend until smooth.

**This is a thicker smoothie so if you like it less thick, use water or any milk to thin it out.

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๐ŸŽPazazz Apple Slice Toppings

Almond butter & granola

Peanut butter & chocolate chips

Binnies Coconut butter (several flavors)

Keto pudding dip (recipe below)

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๐ŸŽ Keto Pudding Dip (enough for 1 apple)

2 oz cream cheese

2-3 Tbsp sugar free Vanilla instant pudding mix (can use any flavor)

2 Tbsp milk or water to desired consistency

I add a few sprinkles to the top for my daughter

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๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽRemember if you want to sweeten up any of these recipes you can use Stevia or any other low calorie sweetener. Also if you are looking for more protein or none at all, you can take it out of the recipe or add it in to any of these recipes that I have created.

๐ŸŽApple Facts provided by the Honeybear Brands:

Can Help Fight Obesity and Encourage Overall Dietary Wellness

Can Help Boost Brain Function

Are Good for the Heart

May Help Protect Against Diabetes:

Can Help Maintain Healthy Skin and Bones

**This is a sponsored post. All words and thoughts are my own. All recipes are original and developed by me.

Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers

As you know I do love cooking but I may love the โ€œprepโ€ time as much as I love the actual cooking! It is the time that I turn on some music, pour a glass of wine, and have a little me time. As a Mom, you have to take the me time wherever you can get it. Am I right??

I came up with another stuffed recipe awhile ago, Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Peppers and it is just as delicious! That was the plan this time but when I checked the expiration date on my spinach dip, it was expired by 3 months ๐Ÿ˜ณ Soโ€ฆ. I already had the turkey browning and had to improvise! It worked! If it wouldnโ€™t have, McDonaldโ€™s always comes through! Haha

Ingredients:

1lb ground lean turkey breast-brown in a skillet with 1 tsp minced garlic, salt & pepper to taste

1/2 block cream cheese- 4oz

1/2 cup or less of salsa- I used corn & black bean mild salsa from HyVee because my toddler doesnโ€™t like spicy. You can use more salsa too, but I was watching the sugar content.

3 bell peppers- I used orange, yellow, and green peppers- cut stem out and clean insides of them out.

4oz shredded Colby jack cheese (or any cheese) I add most of it to the mixture, then top the peppers off before baking.

I am trying to still cook low carb so I did not add anything else, but I think you could add black beans, some veggie like corn or rice if you wanted to make more peppers.

Preheat the oven to 350 and I put them in a glass dish, covered with foil for 40 minutes or until pepper is cooked!

I hope you all enjoy and donโ€™t forget to let me know if you added anything extra!! Follow along over on Instagram @ladyandredstyle