Paleo Pumpkin Protein Bars

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Paleo Pumpkin Protein Bars

No need to buy expensive paleo bars when you can make them right at home! This simple, tasty recipe is perfect for anyone looking for some seasonally-inspired workout fuel.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 9 bars
Calories 282 kcal
Author Dana Lowe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1 cup raw casheys
  • 1 1/2 cup dates
  • 1 cup egg white powder or collagen peptides
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp canned pumpkin purée not pie mix

Instructions

  1. Line a 9inch square pan with parchment or wax paper. Set aside.

  2. Combine almonds and cashews in a food processor and process until roughly chopped.

  3. Add dates to nuts and process until combined (the mixture shouldn't be smooth).

  4. Combine egg white powder, pumpkin spice, salt, and pumpkin purée. Process with the mixture until it achieves an even distribution. This may take 3-4 minutes. Stop and scrape down sides as needed.

  5. Press mixture into pan, as evenly as possible. 

  6. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Cut into 9 bars. (Store covered in fridge for best texture.)