Mixed Nut Protein Bar

Want a protein bar with good fat and little carbs? Well then this recipe is for you! These are so delicious but the key is to not overcook them!! If you overcook them they will become rock hard and not so delicious. These bars are meant to be chewy so once that toothpick comes out clean take it out of the oven, let cool and enjoy!

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INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup pecan meal

3/4 cup almond meal 

1/4 cup walnut pieces 

2 whole omega 3 eggs beaten 

2 egg whites beaten 

6 scoops of vanilla whey protein 

1/4 tsp salt 

Splenda to taste 

 

 

 

DIRECTIONS:

1. To make the pecan and almond meal, process the nuts in a blender. 

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2. Measure 1/4 cup of walnuts and break them into small pieces, mix nut mixture together.

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3. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. The dough will be very sticky and hard to mix.

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4. Spread the dough into an 8×8 inch baking dish coated with olive oil cooking spray and bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees F. Let cool, cut into squares and enjoy!

 

Nutritional Information per serving:
Calories (k/cal)      379
Protein (g)               32
Carbohydrates (g)  9
Fiber (g)                4
Sugars (g)             2
Fat (g)                      26
SFA (g)                 3
MUFA (g)           14
PUFA (g)            8
Omega-3 (g)   0.4
Omega-6 (g)   7.4

 

 

Source: Precision Nutrition Gourmet Nutrition Cookbook

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