Recipe: Protein-Packed Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Who says you can’t eat chocolate-covered strawberries when you’re trying to lose weight? This snack recipe is one you can indulge in (occasionally) to satisfy your chocolate cravings while getting in some extra protein.

Protein-Packed
Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate cut into pieces (Nutritional info for this recipe uses Lindt 70% dark chocolate.)
  • 1 scoop chocolate Live Rite protein
  • 6 strawberries cut in half

Directions:

1. Microwave chocolate until fully melted.

2. Stir in protein powder.

3. Drizzle over strawberries and enjoy–or, put strawberries in the refrigerator to allow chocolate to cool and enjoy later!

Nutritional info: 354 calories, 16.69 g fat, 18.22 g protein

Lucille Roberts Live Rite protein shake mixes are available at all Lucille Roberts gyms for $19.99.

Recipe by Ilise “Baker Babe” Reilly, manager of Lucille Roberts Jamaica.

Ilise "Baker Babe" Reilly

Ilise Reilly is the General Manager of Lucille Roberts Fifth Avenue, where she sees first hand the struggles and misconceptions members have with food and exercise. "Exercise burns calories, but if you don't change your eating habits, you will never lose weight!" is commonly heard in her discussions. A "foodie" herself, Ilise has been making over her favorite recipes for years, to make them more nutritional, and has used her love of both food and fitness to compile recipes the fuel the body. " Abs are made in the kitchen," she says, "and I want to help you get yours!"

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