Ayurvedic Protein Powder Coconut Protein Squares (GF, soy-free, Vegan)
Ok, we're doing our happy dance about this recipe. It's the perfect example of how gut health CAN be in our control in a delicious way. This recipe was created by our favorite Gut Expert & Registered Dietician Nutritionist (RDN) Sarah Jackson, @sarahmjackson_. You guys have to visit her site here and follow her on IG here.
She made these protein squares after her clients' request for them skyrocketed! 🚀
Ok the following are her words - not ours. We are literally copying and pasting her recipe because she knows
delights with Ayurvedic Protein® powders!
This recipe combines the delish flavors of coconut 🥥 banana 🍌 and peanut 🥜 butter with the gut healthy ingredients of oats and flax seeds! 👏👏
Oats are an excellent source of both soluble and insoluble fibers, which have incredible effects on digestive health. 🙌
Not only do oats help maintain proper digestion (remember they’re a prebiotic!), they also contain beta glucans, a type of soluble fiber, famous 🤩 for lowering “bad” cholesterol👏👏
These delectable squares are not only portable 🚘, easy to make 🤌and delish, 🤤but they’re also an inexpensive alternative to store bought protein bars 🤑
Yields 10-12 squares
What you'll need:
1 1/4 cups Gluten Free Oats
2/3 cup Unsweetened Coconut Flakes
1/3 cup 100% Maple Syrup
1/3 cup All Natural Peanut Butter
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 TBSP Flax Seeds
1/3 cup Ayurvedic Protein® Dosha-Balancing Blend in Unsweetened Vanilla Spice
How it goes down:
Preheat oven to 350ºF.
Lightly spray a 8 x 8 baking dish and cut out a square piece of parchment paper that has been lightly sprayed with cooking spray (I use avocado spray)
Add all ingredients together in a bowl and mix well.
Press mixture firmly into the pan with the back of a measuring cup, ensuring that the mixture is solid.
Bake in oven for 15 minutes. Remove and let cool for 30 minutes.
When cool, cut into squares and keep parchment underneath. You can then store them in an air-tight container or wrap them individually as a grab and go snack. Enjoy!
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