Which protein recipe is the best? YOU be the judge!

Ok, forget that “other” election. This is the REALLY important one! Your fellow Foodies have put forth recipes to win a full canister of Fit Frappe. Five finalists were chosen. Now it’s time for YOU to decide who wins!

And just because I love you…for voting…five of you will win one of these: 

A sampler pack of Fit Frappe that comes with all five
flavors: Espresso, Mocha, Vanilla, Vanilla Latte and Chocolate! Trust me…you
wanna try this stuff. It’s good!
Remember: you have to vote to win! 
Voting is Simple. Here’s what you do:

  1. Decide which recipe you like best.
  2. Vote for that recipe by leaving a comment below. You
    can only vote once, so choose wisely!
  3. Be sure to include an email address where I can contact
    you if you win!
Want extra chances to win? Get TWO extra chances each (for a total of FOUR extra chances) by doing the following:
(NOTE: If you’ve already done any of the above, IT STILL
COUNTS! Let me know in your comment so I can give you credit!)
Now…onto the recipes.
TEAM ESPRESSO: Penney’s “Wake Your A$$ Up!” Shake

1 c. cold coffee
2 tbsp. Coffee Mate sugar-free Caramel Macchiato Creamer (or to taste
1 serving of Fit Frappe Espresso (the 8 oz. size serving OR  1/2 the sample pack)
1 tbsp Torani sugar-free caramel syrup

(Penney’s) Directions:

“Shake it up, baby! And because I am a loon and have to work til midnight, I poured this over COFFEE ICE CUBES! Wheeee”

TEAM MOCHA: Bridget’s Ode to Joyous Almond Shake

Fit Frappe mocha (8 oz. serving)
1 pump (1 tbsp) sugar-free coconut syrup
1/2 pump (1/2 tbsp) sugar-free almond syrup (or sub 2 drips of extract)
8oz milk of your choice (coconut or almond are nice)



Blend with your method of choice (I use the Super Chill Method). If you are adventurous (and have time) sprinkle with some fresh toasted almonds or unsweetened coconut…or sugar-free whippage (whipped cream)!

TEAM VANILLA: Alyson’s Orange Creamsicle Shake

1 serving Fit Frappe Vanilla (8 oz. serving)
8 oz. preferred liquid (milk, water, etc.)
1/2 sugar-free orange drink stick

Directions: Combine in the blender for a tasty treat!

TEAM VANILLA LATTE: Dana’s “Big Train Vanilla Latteccino Chai”

1 heaping tbsp. Big Train Spiced Chai
1 serving (8 oz. size) Vanilla Latte Fit Frappe
3 oz. unsweetened vanilla almond milk
2 packets Truvia
7-8 ice cubes
To prepare, Dana recommends BF’s very own “Super Chill Method for making a Protein Frosty” but here’s Dana’s recap:

Turn on the blender and whiz it up, and trickle another 2-3 ounces of unsweetened vanilla almond milk into the blender (either through the top if it’s safe to do so, or by stopping the blender and adding it. 

After 6-8 seconds of whizzing around, stop the blender and shake the container as needed to keep it whizzing around. Once all the big pieces of ice have been whizzed into your drink, you’re ready to conquer your Big Train “Latteccino Chai.” It’s so thick and rich that you HAVE to drink it slowly – or risk getting a brain freeze!!”

TEAM CHOCOLATE: Wendy’s Vegetarian-Friendly Chocolate Microwave Cake

1 scoop chocolate protein powder 
1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1 packet stevia
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
3-4 pumps of sugar free davinci syrup (I use vanilla)

You want a thick consistency – like that of playdough. press it down into the bottom of a microwave safe container. Microwave for 60-90 seconds.

There you have it, Foodies! Vote for your favorite to win! You have until noon on Saturday, September 8 to cast your vote and by doing so, enter to win a FREE sample pack of Fit Frappe!
Thanks to all the people who submitted recipes and, as always, thanks for reading Bariatric Foodie!


  1. TEAM MOCHA: Bridget's Ode to Joyous Almond Shake

    jamiewalka@yahoo.com and i already like big train on facebook!

  2. I'm team mocha!!! Yum.

  3. Team Chocolate!

    Stephanie C

  4. TEAM MOCHA: Bridget's Ode to Joyous Almond Shake

    sounds sooo yummy! Almond Joy's were my weakness prior to surgery!


  5. I just liked Big Train on fb

    Stephanie C

  6. Team Espresso- anything with coffee and chocolate i'm on it lol
    I liked Big train on FB
    Gypsy butterflylvr2u@yahoo.com

  7. TEAM CHOCOLATE: Wendy's Vegetarian-Friendly Chocolate Microwave Cake
    I already like Big Train on Facebook and follow them on Twitter
    Thanks for all you do!!!!

  8. Team MOcha! I love coconut and almond. YUMMY cphollo1@sentara.com Just went ti Big Train and liked their site so add in m y other 2 chances. Unfortunately I do not twitter.

  9. Okay so I gave in to get my extra 2 chances and now folowing bigtrain on twitter too.
    Catherine Holloway cphollo1@sentara.com OR catherinehollolway771@yahoo.com for Team Mocha!

  10. Team Mocha – I follow BT via twitter and like them on FB.

  11. I vote for Team Chocolate. Yummmm. I am following Big Train's Facebook page too.

  12. kittyepling@yahoo.com

    the mocha is my favorite

  13. I know I should probably vote for myself, but I am going to vote for: TEAM MOCHA!!

    If only because coffee ice cubes greatly excite me, lol

    Alyson W

  14. err, next time, recheck your pick…I meant team espresso…with the coffee ice cubes, lol

  15. Team Mocha… AND she is a Surgiversary Buddy!

  16. Team Chocolate! Love any recipe for WLS friendly cake. Mary D.

  17. Team Vanilla! That orange dreamsicle sounds dreamy!


  18. Vanilla Latte!! Just got my container in the mail yesterday – yippee! Now I want to get some chai to try that recipe! Oh, and I do 'like' Big Train on FB! Thanks!

  19. Team Vanilla is my choice. Very yummy and easy to make. I have also "liked" Big Train on FB.

    Julie (jak227@verizon.net)

  20. Penney's "Wake Your A$$ Up!" Shake

    Holy yum!!!


    blueyedgrl AT carolina.rr.com

  21. Team Espresso. Never enough Coffee!!

  22. Team Mocha for me. All are great recipes. I "like" Big Train on Facebook.


  23. Team Mocha. I love me some Almond Joys.


  24. TEAM MOCHA: Bridget's Ode to Joyous Almond Shake
    Although this was a tough decision!! They all sound great!
    Also I like Big Train on Facebook…..

  25. Horrible person(or in this case desperate…soooo sick of cheap protein powder) I am voting for team mocha( myself :0 …. Nikki said I could, I did ask!) and I am a fan on facebook!


  26. Team Vanilla Latte! Love chai tea!

    Already like Big Train on FB



  27. Team Espresso! Give me coffee any day. Love the coffee ice cube idea.

    I liked Big Train on FB.



  28. TEAM CHOCOLATE: Wendy's Vegetarian-Friendly Chocolate Microwave Cake

    I like Big Train on Facebook and follow them on The Twitter 😉

    inkchick @ gmail Dot com

  29. team expresso 🙂
    I have already liked Big Train on facebook


  30. I am going to vote for myself, too! Team Espresso! There is NEVER too much coffee!


  31. TEAM MOCHA: Bridget's Ode to Joyous Almond Shake

    I like Big Train on FB and follow Big Train on Twitter.

  32. TEAM VANILLA: Alyson's Orange Creamsicle Shake

    I am not a fan of coffee- or chocolate-flavored protein. However, the Team Vanilla shake sounds lovely. I plan to try in very soon!

    I liked BigTrain on Facebook.

    Ronnie S.

  33. TEAM MOCHA: Bridget's Ode to Joyous Almond Shake – I love the combo of coconut, almond, & chocolate, can't wait to try this one myself!
    I like Big Train on Facebook.


  34. Team espresso for sure… and I just 'liked' Big Train on Facebook… do I win???? 😉

  35. Oops… forgot my email… donitta.Booth@Gmail.com

  36. I VOTE FOR….. TEAM ESPRESSO: Penney's "Wake Your A$$ Up!" Shake (all of the recipes look good….but this one looks the bestest to me)

    Ive also liked big train on facebook as well.
    Thanks for this chance to win, Cris Martin

  37. Team Espresso for me!

    I like BT on FB already. Thanks for the chance to win!

    Tawny P.

  38. TEAM MOCHA: Bridget's Ode to Joyous Almond Shake

    Almond Joys were definitely one of my weeknesses before surgery! Now I get my coconut in usually with Pineapple Chobani. . .didn't even think about whipping it up into an Almond Joy in a glass! Whoooo'hoooo! I "Liked" Big Train's page! Don't do twitter though. 8o( So excited to try this!

    ~ Carla ~ Aprilangel427@aol.com

  39. Gotta get me at least one vote, even if it is my own, LOL!
    (Had I gotten my act together, I'd have tweaked my recipe for Espresso day, but alas, not meant to be!)
    Go Chai!!

  40. Dana,

    Scroll up. Yours isn't the only vote!

  41. Team Espresso!

  42. Wow! This is hard. Do I do the almond joy or the cake???

    I do the almond joy. 🙂


  43. This is hard! One vote??? ugh
    Team Espresso

    I also like BT on FB.

  44. i'm going to have to go with team chocolate! I just had the cake again for dinner lol


  45. Chocolate espresso chocolate espresso…..ummm gonna have to go with espresso this time, though. Both sound great. jen06rn at gmail.com

  46. Team espresso all the way! sben20@aol.com
    oh and i like bigtrain on fb!

  47. I'm voting team vanila with the orange creamsicle shake! I liked Big Train on FB and following on Twitter.


  48. Team Espresso!

  49. team espresso! yum!!! michelleyb@gmail.com

  50. I vote for teamexpresso. I liked BigTrain on Facebook and am following on Twitter.



  51. TEAM VANILLA: Alyson's Orange Creamsicle Shake.

    Kristi D

  52. TEAM ESPRESSO: Penney's "Wake Your A$$ Up!" Shake
    I already like big train on fb!



    All of the recipes sound luscious, but I was particularly impressed by the recipe for something other than a shake, and will definitely be trying this one in the future.

    I have liked Big Train on facebook and I also follow them on Twitter.

    Elizabeth T

  54. Ode to Joy!! Love me some chocolate and almonds!

  55. I vote TEAM MOCHA: Bridget’s Ode to Joyous Almond Shake

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