Vegan Protein Bars

Yes, they are vegan and yes, they taste amazing! Packed with lots of protein and good-for-you stuff, these bars are a quick go to snack/post workout nosh.

 

VEGAN PROTEIN BARS

(adapted from: No Meat Athlete)

Brownie:

1 can garbanzo beans
½ cup peanut butter
¼ cup agave nectar
¼ cup applesauce
1 teaspoon of vanilla paste
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
¼ teaspoon sea salt
2 T mesquite powder
3 T cocoa powder
2 T maca powder
1 cup soy protein powder
1 cup cocoa nibs
Filtered water as needed

Drizzle:

1 T coconut oil, liquid
1/2 scoop chocolate vega powder

In a food processor, combine beans, binder, sweetener, soft fruit, extract, spice, and salt until smooth.  Add the dry ingredients and process until the mixture comes together, add water 1/4 c at a time until the mix become spreadable.  Add cocoa nibs and mix together.

Grease 9×9 pan with baking spray.

Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 minutes.

Put the baked brownies in the fridge for 1 – 2 hours, then mix the coconut oil and vega together and drizzle over the top.

 

 

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