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Baking With Bayan

Bayan Sharafi

It's truly possible to eat donuts and creamy parfaits everyday and still fulfill your fitness goals! Bayan Sharafi is a passionate protein chef/baker who recently won Muscle Insider's Best Protein Chef 2017 Contest, and is taking protein foods and snacks to the next level. His only goal is to bring you the most creative, macro-balanced treats and food recipes that satisfy you and allow for variety in your diet. Bland diets work because they're easy, but they're boring. Everything is made with clean ingredients so even if you're prepping for a competition, want to lose weight, or gain lean muscle, you can make and fit any of the recipes into your plan.

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Avocado-Protein Truffle Balls

A sweet dessert treat with a smooth avocado taste and a boost in protein


4 oz. dark chocolate

1 pinch salt

½ cup avocado, mashed

½ scoop Optimum

Nutrition vanilla casein

protein powder

2 tbsp cacao powder

Stevia to taste



1. Melt chocolate and salt together in a glass dish over hot steam (double boiler method).

2. Mash avocado until smooth. Add to melted chocolate.

3. Refrigerate until firm, about 15 minutes, then roll into teaspoon-sized balls and roll in cacao powder.

4. Serve or store in refrigerator.