Updated: Nov 22, 2019
A brownie so good and nutrient dense you can't wait to indulge? Yes please! This week's recipe Pumpkin Protein Brownie Bites is loaded with the goodness of pumpkin, protein and whole grains, so you can have your brownie and eat it too! To make these bites gluten free simply swap out the whole wheat flour for gluten free flour of choice and opt for gluten free oats.
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
1 C pumpkin puree
1/2 C creamy peanut butter (or almond butter)
1 C oats (can sub with gluten free)
1 C whole wheat flour (or sub with gluten free)
1/2 C honey
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/8 tsp cloves
1/3 C chocolate chips (if using minis reduce to 1/4 C)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium size bowl combine pumpkin, peanut butter, eggs, honey, vanilla and protein powder. Beat with a hand mixer until well blended.
Stir in spices and oats, add flour last and mix until well combined.
Spray a 9x12 baking dish with non stick cooking spray.
Pour batter into dish and spread evenly, sprinkle chocolate chips on top (or you can mix them into the batter before spreading into the dish!)
Bake 15-20 minutes (until toothpick comes out clean).
Eat and Enjoy!