Pumpkin Spice Protein Bars

Serves 12

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 Tbsp Splenda Brown Sugar Blend
  • 1/3 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 apple, peeled and grated
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup almond meal (almond flour)
  • 1 scoop reduced-carb vanilla protein powder (18 g protein per scoop)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Coat an 8x8 baking pan with cooking spray.
  3. Whisk together egg, egg whites, vanilla, Splenda Brown Sugar Blend, pumpkin, applesauce and grated apple.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together oats, almond meal, protein powder, cinnamon and baking powder.
  5. Pour egg mixture into dry ingredients and stir until blended.
  6. Pour mix into baking dish, spread evenly and bake for 25 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool completely before serving.

Nutritional Information per Serving

  • 65 Calories
  • 2 g Fat
  • 20 mg Cholesterol
  • 35 mg Sodium
  • 9 g Carbohydrate
  • 1 g Fiber
  • 4 g Protein

Source: American Diabetes Association

Photo credit: Janet_Calcaterra on Flickr

Not every recipe on our site is appropriate for every person with diabetes. Please follow the recommendations of your doctor, dietitian or nutritionist.

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