Carrot Cake Protein Bars
- Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 161.0
- Total Fat: 7.0 g
- Cholesterol: 12.5 mg
- Sodium: 269.7 mg
- Total Carbs: 13.6 g
- Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
- Protein: 12.1 g
IntroductionGood balance between carbs and protein. Very filling and satisfying. Has a cake-like texture that helps you fulfill your sweet tooth, but not cheat and stay on-plan. **See Tips below if you are doing Medifast. Good balance between carbs and protein. Very filling and satisfying. Has a cake-like texture that helps you fulfill your sweet tooth, but not cheat and stay on-plan. **See Tips below if you are doing Medifast.
1 cup oat flour (or put plain oatmeal in a blender until powdery)
2 scoops vanilla whey protein (I use Body Fortress Whey Protein Vanilla)
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp allspice
1/8 tsp nutmeg
¾ cup Eggbeaters (or 3 eggs-- which changes nutrition facts)
3/4 cup Splenda or Stevia in the raw
8 oz pureed carrots (OR babyfood carrots)
2 oz water
½ cup chopped pecans (optional-- **SEE NOTES BELOW)
**IF NUTS ARE OMITTED, this is nutritionally compatible with Medifast for those who follow the MediFast Plan or those looking for a Medifast Meal substitute. (obviously not suitable to replace a Lean & Green Meal, only a Medifast Meal)
**IF NUTS ARE OMITTED: 110 Cals, 1.7g fat, 12.6g Carbs, 2g fiber, 2 g sugar, 11.4g Protein
Mix flour, whey protein, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl.
Mix eggbeaters, sweetener, carrots, & water in a bowl. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix together.
Spray 8x8 glass pyrex dish with non-stick butter spray &
pour ingredients into dish. Bake for 20-30 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. DO NOT overbake-- it will become too dry. Cool and cut into 8 equal size bars and enjoy!
Put leftovers in an airtight zip-lock or container and store in fridge. Can either let come to room temp or can microwave for a few seconds.
Serving Size: Makes 8 servings.
Number of Servings: 8
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ROBINSONSHINE.