High Protein/Low Carb Pumpkin Bars - My Bariatric Solutions

High Protein/Low Carb Pumpkin Bars

Ingredients · 1 15-ounce can chickpeas/garbanzo beans (drained and rinsed well) · 1/2 cup pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling) · 2 large egg whites · 1/4 cup low sugar maple syrup (or honey) · 1/2 cup vanilla protein powder · 1/2 teaspoon baking powder · 1/2 cup baking Stevia · 1 teaspoon cinnamon · 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice · 1/4 teaspoon salt · 1/4 cup peanut butter and chocolate chips (or nuts), for topping (optional) Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 2. Place all ingredients except chocolate chips in a blender and blend until a batter forms, stirring occasionally. 3. Pour batter into an 8×8-inch baking pan sprayed with baking spray. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top. 4. Bake for 25 minutes (or about 3-5 minutes longer for bars to have a harder consistency). Recipe courtesy of: SMILESANDWICH.COM/2014/09/19/SECRET-INGREDIENT-PROTEIN-PUMPKIN-PIE-BARS/