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Vital Proteins & Walgreens Holiday Recipes

November 10, 2023

Get ready to cozy up with six recipes that'll warm your soul and give you a collagen boost.

From hearty soups to sweet treats, these recipes are not just delicious—they're your secret weapon to help support skin, joint comfort and mobility.**^ Winter just got a whole lot tastier and healthier!

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No Bake Cookie Dough Balls

Yields 24

Ingredients:

  • 4 T coconut oil, melted
  • 1 C coconut sugar
  • 1 C unsweetened coconut milk or milk of choice (i.e. almond milk)
  • 1 T vanilla extract
  • 1¼ C coconut flour
  • 1 T tapioca starch
  • ½ C chocolate chips
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 4 scoops Vital Proteins® Collagen Peptides

Directions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, add coconut sugar, coconut oil, vanilla extract, sea salt, and mix to combine.
  2. Add coconut flour, tapioca starch, Collagen Peptides, and mix to combine.
  3. Stir in chocolate chips and slowly mix in milk. 
  4. Scoop the dough onto a lined baking sheet using a small ice cream scoop.
  5. Roll dough into balls and place on baking sheet. 
  6. Refrigerate for one hour or until firm. You can also refrigerate overnight. Enjoy!

5-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies 

Yields 12 cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 C peanut butter (+ ½ t salt if unsalted)
  • 1 C coconut sugar
  • 2 scoops Vital Proteins® Collagen Peptides
  • 1 egg
  • ½ t vanilla

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a bowl, whisk all ingredients together until well combined.
  3. Lightly grease two cookie sheets with a neutral oil or cooking spray. 4. Roll the cookie dough into 12 spheres, placing them at least 2 inches apart on the cookie sheet.
  4. Using the back of a fork, press down on each cookie vertically and horizontally to form the classic peanut butter cookie waffle texture on top.
  5. Bake for 8-9 minutes or until the edges lightly brown. Let cool, then enjoy!

Chocolate Collagen Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

  • 1 C rolled oats
  • 2 scoops Vital Proteins® Chocolate Collagen Peptides
  • 1 C of almond milk
  • 1/2 t vanilla extract
  • 1/4 t salt (optional)
  • 2 T Sugar free maple syrup
  • 1/8 C chia seeds

Toppings:

  • dark chocolate chips
  • strawberries
  • bananas
  • peanut butter

Hot Chocolate Brownie Mug Cake

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup gluten free flour (1:1 baking flour)
  • 1/4 Cup cocoa powder
  • 1 serving Vital Proteins® Chocolate Collagen Peptides
  • 1/2 Tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 Tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 Tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 Cup almond milk
  • 1/8 Cup avocado oil (any neutral oil works)
  • 1/4 Cup chocolate chips (top with extra)
  • 1/4 Cup marshmallows (top with extra)

Directions:

  1. In a mug, combine all dry ingredients except for the chocolate chips and marshmallows. Mix together until well-combined.
  2. Next, slowly mix in the wet ingredients until it creates a batter-like texture. (Depending on the flour, you might need to add in extra almond milk to help with the consistency.)
  3. Lastly, add in the chocolate chips and marshmallow and stir until they are evenly mixed in.
  4. Place the mug of batter into the microwave for 2 minutes. Remove from the microwave, top with more marshmallows and chocolate chips and enjoy!

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

peppermint mocha

Ingredients:

  • chocolate squares
  • mini candy cane
  • 1 scoop of Vital Proteins Collagen Creamer® in Peppermint Mocha
  • 6 oz milk of choice
  • 1 t cacao power
  • whipped cream

Directions:

  1. Warm milk of your choice.
  2. Place chocolate squares and candy cane in mug.
  3. Pour warm milk over chocolate and peppermint to melt.
  4. Add cacao powder and  Vital Proteins Collagen Creamer® in Peppermint Mocha
  5. Mix with spoon or frother.
  6. Top with whipped cream and enjoy!

No-Bake Chocolate Peppermint Truffles

Yields 6 truffles

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup oat flour
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 serving of Vital Proteins Collagen Creamer® in Peppermint Mocha
  • ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk (vanilla recommended)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp mini chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Pour the oat flour, cocoa powder and Vital Proteins Collagen Creamer® in Peppermint Mocha to a bowl and mix until evenly distributed.
  2. Add the almond milk to the bowl and combine with a fork or whisk until integrated.
  3. Next, add the honey to the dough, stirring until well combined.
  4. Finally, pour the mini chocolate chips into the bowl and stir until integrated.
  5. Using a spoon, scoop the dough into 6 spheres, molding it as needed with your hands. Place the spheres on a refrigerator safe plate or tupperware.
  6. Refrigerate the truffles for 30 minutes and enjoy! Option to top with powdered sugar or additional Collagen Creamer. Store in the refrigerator throughout the week.