‘Tis the season for pumpkin! This quick and easy recipe for Pumpkin Protein Bars provides a whopping 10 grams of protein with less than 100 calories! Why spend money on store bought protein bars when you can make this yummy option for a fraction of the price? This is a perfect mid-afternoon snack to carry your hunger all the way until dinner.  I stock up on extra cans of pumpkin this time of the year when they go on sale so that I have a supply all year long!

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Pumpkin Protein Bars

This quick and easy recipe for Pumpkin Protein Bars provides a whopping 10 grams of protein with less than 100 calories! This is a perfect mid-afternoon snack to carry your hunger all the way until dinner.

  • Author: Eating Bird Food via EatLove.is
  • Yield: 24 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Ingredients

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  • 1 1⁄2 cups oat flour
  • 1⁄2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup vanilla protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1⁄2 cup blackstrap molasses
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1⁄2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Splash of almond milk
  • 10 drops liquid stevia

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spray a 9 X 13 glass Pyrex dish with non stick spray.
  3. Stir together the dry ingredients including flour, oats, protein powder, baking powder, baking soda and pumpkin pie spice.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the wet ingredients including the molasses, pumpkin, applesauce, almond milk, vanilla and stevia.
  5. Gently stir the dry mixture into the wet ingredients and stir until well combined. The batter tends to be kind of thick by the end so stir hard. If it’s too thick, you can add a splash more of the almond milk.
  6. Spread batter evenly into the 9 X 13 dish and bake for about 20 minutes.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 96
  • Sodium: 120 mg
  • Fat: 1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 10 g

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For other healthful recipes to try this fall, check out:

White Bean Chicken Chili
Warm Chickpea and Bulgur Salad
Lentil Pomegranate Salad

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