Dark Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Protein Bars.

Dark Chocolate Covered Pumpkin Protein Bars.

Protein Bar

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of canned pumpkin (109g).
  • 3/8 cup of vanilla whey (35g).
  • 1/2 cup of ground almonds (36g).
  • 1 and a half tbps of coconut flour (14g).
  • 2 little bars of 85% chocolate (30g in total).
  • 1/4 cup of dried coconut (optional but nice; you could also use nuts!).

Directions

  1. Using a mixer, blend together the Pumpkin, Whey, Almonds and Coconuts adding water till a pasty batter is formed.
  2. Once the mixture look’s pasty and dry enough to bite into, divide into four and shape the mixture into rectangles.
  3. Roll the 4 bar’s in coconut shavings. (Optional).
  4. Melt your chocolate and cover the bar’s in chocolate.
  5. Pop the bar’s on wax paper and put in freezer for 10 minutes.

Once they are ready make sure you store them in the fridge and not the freezer!

Macros

Makes 4 bars – Macros per bar below.

  • 174 Kcals.
  • 10.5g Protein.
  • 6g Carbohydrates (2.2g sugar).
  • 12g Fat (2g sat).
  • 3.6g Fiber.

If you want to cut back on fat, you can replace some of the ground almond’s with ground oats.

Source: ProteinPow

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