Lemon Protein Bars


I was craving something lemon-y as it’s summer now here in Florida, so I created these bars and used About Time Whey Isolate vanilla protein to bump up the protein…and let me just say WOW!
Lemon Protein BarsπŸ‹
Only 3g carbs per bar and they are simply delicious! You can get 25% off your order of AboutTime protein at TryAboutTime.com using code: cleanNdirtytreats 
Ingredients:

πŸ‹Crust:

-1/2 scoop About Time Vanilla Whey Isolate protein

-3/4c almond flour

-1/4c coconut flour

-1/3c stevia

-1/4 tsp salt

-1/3c liquid coconut oil
πŸ‹Lemon Topping:

-2 eggs

-2 egg whites

-1/2c lemon juice

-4 tsp NuNaturals NuStevia NoCarb Blend

-1/2 tsp baking powder 

-1/4 tsp salt

-1 tbsp unsweetened cashew milk

– lemon zest, opt.


Directions:

For crust:

1. Mix together crust ingredients. Press into an 8×8 square baking pan that is either sprayed with cooking spray or lined with parchment paper.

2. Bake at 325F for 12 minutes.

Remove from oven and let cool.
For Lemon Topping:

1. Beat all lemon topping ingredients together, and pour over baked crust. 

2. Place back into the oven for 15-20 minutes. Remove and let cool. 

3. Slice into bars. Refrigerate leftovers.
πŸ‹Makes 12 bars.

Macros per bar: 121 calories, 10g fat, 3g carbs, 5g protein.

Chocolate Chip Banana Protein Bites

Easy energy bites that are healthy and really yum! They are lower in fat compared to other protein bite recipes. They even passed my kids’ seal of approval so they would make a great kiddie snack too! Great way to sneak in that extra protein for kids and adults alike!

Easy no-Bake recipe to keep on hand for sure. Enjoy!


Chocolate Chip Banana Protein Bites

Makes 12
Ingredients:

 1 1/2 cups Oat Flour (old fashioned oats, grounded)

2 scoops About Time Vanilla Whey protein (25% off code: cleanNdirtytreats)

 Pinch Sea Salt

1/2 tsp Cinnamon

1.5 tbsp NuNaturals NuStevia No-carb sweetener

3oz Mashed Banana

2 tbsp Honey

1/4 c Natural PB (like Skippy)

2-3 tbsp Unsweetened Cashew Milk

2 tbsp Dairy Free Mini Chocolate Chips, opt
Directions:

1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, protein powder, cinnamon, sea salt, granulated sweetener of choice and mix well. Add in the mashed banana (Mixture should be very crumbly). If using chocolate chips, add them here too.

2. In a microwave safe bowl, combine the nut butter with NuNaturals sweetener until melted. Pour wet mixture into the flour/banana mixture until fully incorporated.

3. Using a tablespoon at a time, add the milk until a very thick batter is formed.

4. Using your hands, form into bite sized balls, place on parchment paper or non stick surface, and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes to firm up.

Store covered in refrigerator for up to one week.

Macros per bite: 5g f/17g c/8g p