Thursday, 5 January 2012

Start Your New Year’s Resolution with a Healthy Protein Coffee Drink

Big Train is kicking off their New You in the New Year promotion and encouraging everyone to stick to their health and fitness resolutions throughout 2012. Right now, 45% of Americans are beginning their resolution to lose weight or get in shape. This requires a healthy diet and making healthier choices when dining out – including the coffeehouse. They will have to choose between the calorie filled, dripping with caramel syrup gourmet goodie or an ice water with lemon. But do you have to sacrifice taste for health?

No way!! Not with Fit Frappé™! This great tasting, good for you, gourmet protein coffee drink mix from Big Train® has tons of healthy components that will keep you full until your next meal. This innovative beverage is offered in three coffee flavors (Mocha, Vanilla Latte, Espresso) and two frappe bases (Chocolate and Vanilla) so there are plenty of flavor options to keep you on track with your 2012 health and fitness resolutions.

Check out this Fit Frappé™ testimonial video from Jackie Silver, author of Aging Backwards, Secrets of Staying Young. Jackie submitted this sweet video about new year resolutions and some great feedback on Fit Frappe. For a lighter video, grab your Shake Weights and thighmaster and check out this funny clip.

So what does a 16 oz Fit Frappé™ have in it? Let’s take a look:

  • 20 g Protein
  • 130 Calories
  • Less than 1 g Sugar
  • 5 g Fiber
  • 24 g of Carbs or Less
  • 19 Vitamins & Minerals

Fit Frappé™ can also be made 3 ways – frappe, iced or hot. Whatever type of drink you are in the mood for, Easy to make Fit Frappé™ will satisfy your taste buds and curb your appetite.

The protein used in Fit Frappé™ is called calcium caseinate – a clean, slowly digested protein that is made from milk. This long lasting drink will keep you from reaching your hand in the candy jar at work because you will not feel hungry in between meals.

Not only can you use Fit Frappé™ for a delicious good for you, gourmet beverage, but you can also use the mix for baking! Below are a few of Big Train’s favorite recipes submitted by people who love Fit Frappé™! The best part is…you won’t feel guilty for indulging!

 

Dark Chocolate Espresso Brownies

Makes: 16 brownies

Preparation Time: 10 minutes; or less

Bake Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

1 cup oats (ground to a flour)

1/3 c. dark chocolate cocoa powder

1/3 c. Big Train Espresso Fit Frappé™ protein drink mix

1/4 c.  NuNaturals More Fiber Stevia Blend

2 egg whites

1/4 c. unsweetened vanilla almond milk

3/4 c. non-fat plain yogurt

1 T. coconut oil

30-40 drops Nu-naturals Liquid Cocoa Bean Extract

Preparation:

  • Preheat oven to 350* and spray an 8 x 8 baking pan with non-stick spray.
  • Pulse 1 cup of oats in a food processor until it becomes a flour and put to the side.
  • Combine milk, yogurt, oil, Liquid Nu-Naturals, and egg whites in a bowl.
  • Combine oat flour, cocoa powder, Fit Frappé™ and Fiber blend in another bowl.
  • Slowly add and mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients.
  • Pour batter into pan
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  • Cool, cut, and ENJOY!

Fit Frappe Pom-Parfait

Make Chocolate Fit Frappé™ Blended

Top with granola, banana and pomegranate

Vanilla Latte Oatmeal

Follow oatmeal recipe

Add 1 scoop of Vanilla Latte Fit Frappé™

Add 2 tablespoons of water

Stir and enjoy!

Skinny Turtle Mocha

Drink Size: 16 fl oz Blended Drink

5 fl oz water or milk

2 scoops (8 tbsp) Mocha Fit Frappé™ Mix

1 ½ fl oz Sugar Free Caramel Flavor Syrup

12 oz ice

Pour 5 fl oz of chilled water or milk into a blender. Add 2 scoop (8 tbsp) of Mocha Fit Frappé™ Mix, 1 ½ fl oz of Sugar Free Caramel Flavor Syrup and 12 oz of ice. Blend thoroughly until smooth.

Skinny Hazelnut Latte

Drink Size: 16 fl oz Blended Drink

5 fl oz water or milk

2 scoops (8 tbsp) Vanilla Latte Fit Frappé™ Mix

1 ½ fl oz Sugar Free Hazelnut Flavor Syrup

12 oz ice

Pour 5 fl oz of chilled water or milk into a blender. Add 2 scoop (8 tbsp) of Vanilla Latte Fit Frappé™ Mix, 1 ½ fl oz of Sugar Free Hazelnut Flavor Syrup and 12 oz of ice. Blend thoroughly until smooth.

Skinny Caramel Apple Frappe

Drink Size: 16 fl oz Blended Drink

6 fl oz Sugar Free Apple Juice

2 scoops (8 tbsp) Vanilla Fit Frappé™ Mix

1 1/2 fl oz Sugar Free Caramel Flavor Syrup

12 oz ice

Pour 5 fl oz of Sugar Free Apple Juice into a blender. Add 2 scoop (8 tbsp) of Vanilla Fit Frappé™ Mix, 1 1/2 fl oz of Sugar Free Caramel Flavor Syrup and  12 oz of ice. Blend thoroughly until smooth.

Fruit Protein Smoothie

Use Vanilla Fit Frappé™ as a base

Add Mango and raspberries

Add ¼ cup of water

Blend and enjoy!

Bananas for Fit Frappe

Any flavor of Fit Frappé™

Use milk instead of water

Whole banana

Blend and enjoy!

Get more recipes, fitness tools, and information on you can get Fit Frappé™ at http://www.newyou2012.com or create your own delicious drink and tell us about it at fitfrappe@bigtrain.com.

Finally! You CAN reach your fitness goals and find the New You in the New Year in 2012 with Fit Frappé™ and Big Train.

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