Key Lime Cheesecake Protein Pie

November 4, 2016

 

Macronutrients (per serving) - 20g Protein, 10g Fat, 13g Carbs 

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Refrigerator Time: 3-4 hours 

Recipe Yields: 8 servings 

 

Ingredients:

Crust: 

zest of one lime 

3 tbsp coconut oil 

1 pack, low sodium crackers 

1 scoop chocolate protein powder 

 

Filling:

1 pack of lime jello mix (sugar and fat free) 

juice of 3 key limes or regular limes 

12 oz light cream cheese (at room temperature) 

1 tsp guar gum 

1/2 can of light coconut milk 

1 cup egg whites (whipped and folded) 

3 scoops vanilla protein powder 

 

Directions: 

1. With an electric mixer, mix room temperature cream cheese with lime juice and lime jello mix until well incorporated. 

 

2. Mix in coconut milk, guar gum and protein powder until a smooth consistency forms.  

 

3. In a separate bowl, mix egg whites until they form stiff peaks! 

 

4. Fold in egg white mixture into lime cheesecake mixture until well incorporated. Put aside.

 

5. In a zip block bag (or food processor) crush/blend low sodium crackers until a fine sand consistency 

 

6. Add 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder into the cracker mixture 

 

7. To bind it all together, add in 3 tbsp of melted coconut oil and mix well  

 

8. Press chocolate crust mixture into the bottom of a pie pan until flat and smooth 

 

9. Pour key lime cheesecake protein mixture on top of chocolate crust and place in freezer 

 

10. Freeze for a minimum of 3-4 hours  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slice, Enjoy & Make Gainz! 

 

 

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