Thursday, April 7, 2011

Chocolate Coconut Protein Bars Gluten Free

My friend Jeanie shared this recipe with me, I finally gave it a try yesterday. It was a fun new snack, that I enjoyed. I like that they are very filling, so you don't eat a lot at one time. Thanks Jeanie!



Ingredients:

1 C coconut oil

1/2C to 3/4 C honey or other sweetener

1/4 C oatmeal or oat bran

6 eggs (I used 4)

1/2 cocoa powder

1 T vanilla

1 tsp salt

1 C shredded unsweetened coconut

2 T chia seeds soaked in 3/4 C water or coconut milk for at least 15min

1/2 C chia seeds

3 scoops of protein powder

1 C coconut flour or (unsweetened coconut blended in blender till it turns to powder)

1 C chocolate chips (I used 1/2 C)

1 C chopped walnuts (I used 1/2 chopped up almonds


Directions:


1. Mix everything together (except chips and nuts), and pour into a 9x13 pan lined with parchment paper.


2. Sprinkle over the top nuts and then chips.


3. Bake at 375 for 15min. (Don't overcook. Will not look done, but remove anyway.


4. Cool and cut into bars!




1 comment:

  1. Ooh! These look great, I can't wait to make them!

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