PJ's Coffee Skinny King Cake Protein Velvet Ice

PJ’s Coffee’s Skinny King Cake Protein Velvet Ice is also Eat Fit approved, with 230 calories, 21 grams of protein, and less than 3 grams of added sugar in a medium 20-ounce serving.  

Not only does it help to satisfy a hankering for king cake, PJ’s Skinny King Cake Protein Velvet Ice also multi-tasks as a caffeine-boosted pick-me-up, a meal or snack on the go, pre-workout fueling or post-workout recovery.  

Don’t have a PJ’s Coffee nearby?  Make your own version at home with this DIY King Cake Protein Velvet Ice recipe.  

 

King Cake Eat Fit Protein Velvet Ice  

Makes 1 serving 

 

3 ounces PJ’s Coffee King Cake blend—made as coffee concentrate (recipe below) 

3 ounces unsweetened vanilla almond milk  

2 tablespoons sugar-free vanilla syrup or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

1 ½ scoops vanilla or chocolate protein powder (e.g. Designer Whey Natural Protein Powder) 

1 scoop ice 

 

Blend first three ingredients, then add ice and blend until smooth and creamy.  

  

To make King Cake coffee concentrate, grind the coffee coarsely (you can do at home or where you buy the beans). Combine the grounds with water, then let it steep approximately 12 hours to create a strong, concentrated brew. Strain and use. Refrigerate unused coffee concentrate.  

 

Per serving: 180 calories, 4 grams fat, 1.5 grams saturated fat, 190 mg sodium, 4 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 4 grams sugars (0 added sugar), 29 grams protein.