As promised, here is my recipe for some *really* good (and clean!) protein bars. They are similar to brownies, but have more of a cake like texture. Unlike regular brownies, these are *really* good for you! They are low in sugar and carbs, but a great protein source and tasty to boot!
Here's what you'll need:
1 cup Oat Flour
4 Egg Whites
2 scoops of Vanilla or Chocolate Protein Powder (I used chocolate)
1/2 cup Splenda or Truvia
1/2 tsp Baking Soda (I forgot this in this batch I made - whoops!)
1/2 tsp Salt
1 cup of Unsweetened Applesauce
3 tbsp Baking Cocoa
1/2 cups Water
1/4 cup Ground Flax or Chia seeds - I used flax in this batch because I couldn't find my chia seeds
1/2 cup Peanut Butter
1/2 cup Dark Chocolate Chips
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Here you are supposed to put all dry ingredients in one bowl and the wet ingredients in the other. I figure they will all be mixed together anyway so I just put them all in one big bowl.
3. Mix it up!
4. Spray a 8x8 or 9x9 (or whatever you have around this size) baking dish with butter spray. I actually use coconut oil.
5. Add batter.
6. Bake 20-30 minutes.
7. Eat 'em up!
If you divide this into 12 bars (cut almost twice as big as this picture) the nutrition facts are as follows (can vary depending on brand names):
Calories - 145
Fat - 5g
Carbs - 19g
Fiber - 3.6g
Sugars - 2.1g
Pretty good considering this is pretty yummy!
Let me know if you try them and what you think!