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Making Apple Pie Protein Bites with KARE in the Kitchen

Life Time registered dietitian Samantha McKinney shows us how to make simple healthy alternatives to some fall favorites.

MINNEAPOLIS — Apples are one of the best parts of fall in Minnesota, but some of our favorite apple treats are not so healthy. Luckily, Life Time registered dietitian Samantha McKinney stopped by the KARE 11 studio to share some recipes you can try out this autumn. 

Here's what you need:

  • Almond Flour
  • Vanilla Whey Protein
  • Salted Caramel Protein
  • Maple Syrup
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Almond Butter
  • Unsweet Apple Sauce
  • Almond Milk
  • Honey Crisp Apple half
  • Vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon
  • Ice

Recipe 1 – Apple Pie Protein Bites

1 1/2 cup almond flour

4 scoops vanilla Life Time Grass-Fed Whey Protein

2 tablespoons maple syrup

1 tablespoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1/4 cup almond butter

1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

Recipe 2 – Salted Caramel Apple Shake

6 oz. unsweetened almond milk

1 serving Sea Salt Caramel Life Time Protein Powder

½ small honey crisp apple, sliced

1 tablespoon nut butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon maple syrup

3-6 ice cubes

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