These chocolate peanut butter gelatin bites are delicious and nutritious. Who can pass up the best flavor combo: chocolate and peanut butter? Certainly not me.
These chocolate peanut butter gelatin bites are easy to make and delicious. I am always looking for protein-packed snacks to munch on throughout the day. Protein is an important macro-nutrient vital to muscle, bone, and hormone health (among other things). Admittedly, I struggle with eating enough protein throughout the day.
Call it a character flaw, blame it on my empathy for the dead animals, but I just don’t crave meat (and I don’t like cow’s milk). Because I am not the biggest fan of the two most popular sources of protein, I have to be especially more mindful of how I get protein into my diet.
I love their soft yet firm texture that melts in your mouth. It pairs perfectly with the creamy nature of the coconut cream, chocolate, and peanut butter. Again, who doesn’t like chocolate peanut butter?
This chocolate peanut butter gelatin bite recipe is the perfect solution for when I am craving chocolate and peanut butter. These gelatin bites are fairly easy and super quick to prepare, and are sure to keep you satisfied until your next meal!
A note on gelatin, make sure you’re using gelatin in this Chocolate Peanut Butter Gelatin recipe and not hydrolyzed collagen which will not thicken properly. I’ve made the mistake of thinking they were the same thing and the are not.
I love Vital Protein and or Great Lakes gelatin products. Both of these brands provide a quality product that I trust. I like to eat gelatin because it allows me to actually enjoy getting in my protein. Sometimes eating a balanced diet requires you to think creatively.
Being creative with your food can be a great way to help ensure you’re getting enough of the right nutrients. Want to know more about how I hack the system and find creative was to enjoy eating more protein, check out my post on sneaky ways to eat more protein.
Though I must say these gelatin bites are more fat than they are protein, the creaminess of the coconut milk really sells the gelatin powder.
Looking for more easy peanut butter and chocolate recipes? Check out my 4-Ingredient Fudge!