Pumpkin Nib Protein Cakes

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Deliciously raw cocoa nibs on top of pumpkin protein bars (more like cake).

Jamie Eason’s recipe. I used coconut sugar instead of xylitol brown sugar, and applesauce instead of baby food.

Cinnamon, ginger, pumpkin…

So good!

About 10g of protein per large square and under 100 calories.

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Protein Cake with a Zucchini Twist

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Experimenting with protein bars, muffins, and cakes is always fun & delicious!

I took Jamie Eason’s pumpkin protein recipe and used zucchini instead of pumpkin.

I shredded & chopped 1 medium zucchini, with 2 scoops of Jay Robb’s vanilla egg white protein powder. Also in this recipe: oat flour, coconut sugar, cinnamon, ginger, clove, egg whites, vanilla, and almond milk.

Similar to carrot cake, and so good!

P.S. Gluten, dairy, & artificial sugar free!

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Jamie Eason Chocolate Protein Bar

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I’ve been taking some time off from cooking, I apologize! It’s been a busy few weeks.

I whipped up a batch of Jamie Eason’s chocolate protein bars this morning. I’ve heard her recipes are good and I thought I would try my own.

Instead of brown sugar, I used coconut sugar. But any natural source of sweetness would work.

I also used unsweetened Vermont applesauce instead of baby food.

These came out very good, and tasted similar to chocolate cake! I had a few after my workout with almond butter.

Yum!

Vegan Protein Brownies

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I’ve always wanted to make brownies with black beans, and you can’t even tell the difference!

These are easy to make, just black beans, raw honey, unsweetened cocoa, and Tera’s organic chocolate whey protein.

Out of the oven, they seemed dry. But the next day, super moist and so good! Definitely hits the sweet spot.

Added benefit? About 20 grams protein per square.

Chocolatecoveredkatie.com has tons of fantastic recipes for black bean or chickpea brownies. I love all of her stuff!

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