Carrot Cake Protein Bars

A healthy recipe for no bake carrot cake protein bars that taste just like a delicious fluffy and soft carrot cake, in a convenient and healthy snack bar form. They have no added sugar, we are known for keeping sugar at 0 or low, full of fibre and protein. It's perfect recipe for those looking for ideas for delicious snacks.

 

Ingredients

For the bars

  • 2 cups oat flour
  • 1⁄2 cup coconut flour 
  • 1 scoop of Vanilla 8X Whey Isolate
  • 2 tbsp granulated sweetener of choice optional
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup almond butter can sub for any nut butter
  • 1⁄2 cup maple syrup can use brown rice syrup or agave nectar
  • 1/2 cup carrot puree cooked carrots blended until smooth
  • 1/4 cup milk of choice

 

For the protein frosting

  • 1/2 cup Vanilla 8X Whey Isolate 
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp granulated sweetener of choice
  • 1/4 cup milk of choice

 

Instructions

  1. Line an 8 x 8-inch pan with parchment paper and set aside.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flours, protein powder, granulated sweetener and cinnamon and mix well.

  3. In a microwave-safe bowl or small saucepan, combine the almond butter and syrup and heat until melted. Pour the wet mixture into the dry and mix well. Add the pureed carrots and mix until combined- The batter should be crumbly. Using a tablespoon, add the dairy free milk of choice one spoonful at a time until a thick, firm batter is formed.

  4. Transfer to lined baking dish and press firmly. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Once firm, frost with frosting, if desired.

 

For the frosting

1. In a small mixing bowl, add the vanilla protein powder, cinnamon and sweetener and mix well. Using a tablespoon, add dairy free milk of choice until a thick batter is formed. Spread on protein bars and refrigerate until firm.

 

You can also check out our very delicious Chocolate MYOBARs, now with 9 added vitamins. 

Also why not try with our 8X Whey Isolate Chocolate or 8X Whey Isolate Strawberry for more flavours?

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