The Starbucks Protein Bistro Box is ridiculously overpriced, so save money and make your own

(The Skinny Fork)

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Have you ever looked at that pricey Starbucks Protein Bistro Box and thought, There’s nothing crazy in there — I could totally make that at home?

So have we. And so have a lot of other people, including Amanda of The Skinny Fork.

(The Skinny Fork)
(The Skinny Fork)

Her spin on this Starbucks favorite is easy and inexpensive to throw together — simply put all the ingredients in your lunchbox and you’re done! Plus, it has more protein than the Starbucks version. Win-win.

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You will need:

  • ½ a 100-calorie whole wheat English muffin, toasted
  • ½ ounce 2% sharp cheddar cheese, sliced
  • 1 Mini Babybel Original, Light
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter or PB2 (prepared)
  • 1 small apple
  • ¾ cup grapes
  • 1 large hard-boiled egg

What do you think?

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