Sweet Veggie Protein Bars

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 138.2
  • Total Fat: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 21.5 mg
  • Sodium: 49.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 5.8 g

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Introduction

Gluten free protein bars get a boost of nutrition from pumpkin and carrots and a decadent crunch from Nature's Path Gluten Free Fruit and Nut Granola Gluten free protein bars get a boost of nutrition from pumpkin and carrots and a decadent crunch from Nature's Path Gluten Free Fruit and Nut Granola
Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients

    2 eggs
    2 tbsp coconut cream (not milk)
    1 cup pure pumpkin puree
    ¼ cup jaggery or coconut sugar
    2 tbsp honey
    ¼ cup skim milk powder
    ¼ cup vanilla whey protein powder
    ¼ tsp salt
    2 tsp ground cinnamon
    1 cup sorghum flour
    ¼ cup quinoa flour
    ½ cup amaranth flour
    ⅓ cup Natural Traditions Brown Rice Bran and Germ Powder (or stabilized rice bran)
    2 tbsp ground flaxseed
    3 tbsp psyllium husk fibre
    1 tsp xanthan or guar gum
    1 tbsp baking powder
    2 tbsp kaniwa, teff seeds or amaranth
    1 large, finely grated carrot
    ½ cup raisins, soaked in hot water and drained (reserve ¼ cup soaking water)
    2 cups Nature’s Path© Gluten Free Fruit & Nut Granola

Tips

Adapted from http://befreeforme.com/ViewRecipe.aspx?Term=rice&RecipeID=836


Directions

Line a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with parchment and set aside.
Using an electric mixer, beat eggs, coconut cream, pumpkin, jaggery, honey, milk and whey powders, salt and cinnamon until well combined.
Add flours, Natural Traditions Brown Rice Bran and Germ Powder, flaxseed, psyllium, xanthan gum and baking powder, mixing until combined.
Fold in kaniwa, carrot, raisins (with liquid) and granola.
Spread into the pan and allow to stand for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat the oven to 325 F.
Bake for 30-35 minutes.
Let cool in pan before cutting into bars.

Serving Size: Makes one 9x13" pan, 24 squares

TAGS:  Snacks |

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