Dr. Ali’s Favourite Protein Bars

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Dr. Ali's Favourite Protein Bars

By Dr. Ali Zentner

Makes 24 servings

*As seen on page 202 of The Weight-Loss Prescription

Ingredients

1 cup chocolate-flavoured protein powder
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup coconut
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup flax seed
1/4 cup chia seed
1/4 cup hemp seeds
1/2 tsp kosher salt
4 extra-ripe bananas
1 12ounce package of silken tofu
1/2 cup agave syrup
2 large whole eggs, beaten
1/2 cup natural peanut butter
Non-fat cooking spray

Directions

Line the bottom of a 13x9 inch glass baking dish with parchment paper. Lightly coat with cooking spray.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, combine protein powder, flour, coconut, cocoa, flax, chia, hemp and salt. Set aside.

Using a fork, mash the bananas in a separate bowl.

In third bowl, whisk the tofu until smooth. Add the agave syrup, eggs, and peanut butter and whisk to combine after each addition. Add the bananas and fold the mixture together. Add to dry mixture and mix together.

Spread evenly in the prepared baking dish and bake for 40 minutes.

Remove from oven and cool before cutting into squares.

Nutritional analysis (per bar)
Calories = 185
Fat = 9.7 grams
Carbohydrate = 15 g
Protein = 13.4 grams
Fibre = 9.7 grams

 

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