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I just ordered an all Egg White Protein Powder from bodybuilding.com. I’ve ordered a bunch of stuff from their site before (including various types of protein), just never an all Egg White protein powder. It felt like Christmas, yet again, when I received their lovely Bodybuilding.com white box in the mail!

I really haven’t heard any recommendations or reviews on this protein, but I have tried the MRM brand and I love it; their products are very natural and clean. A great supplement line, indeed. I figured their egg white protein must be as great as their other stuff.

I decided to give this protein a very special use for my very first time of trying it; so I baked some yummy Paleo protein bars! These Pumpkin (Protein) Cakes are awesome “to-go” mid-morning or mid-afternoon snacks, but they could also be enjoyed for dessert or for breakfast. They are low-carb treats that are great for those who workout on a regular basis, giving you essential healthy fats and being a good protein source. If you don’t workout, you can have them as well…do not fear the protein powder!

Pumpkin (Protein) Cakes
 
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Serves: 24 small squares
Ingredients
  • ½ cup of Paleo almond flour
  • 2 scoops of egg white vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon of arrowroot powder (or coconut flour)
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon of sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • ⅓ cup of raw honey
  • 4oz of organic apple baby food
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 15oz of raw organic pumpkin
  • ½ cup of unsweetened almond milk
  • Coconut oil spray
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray coconut oil spray on Pyrex dish; set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, mix all dry ingredients together (almond flour, vanilla protein powder, arrowroot powder, cinnamon, salt, ginger, cloves, baking powder and baking soda) using a whisker.
  4. Mix all wet ingredients together (egg whites, pumpkin, vanilla extract, almond milk, apple baby food and honey) on medium speed in a standing mixer.
  5. Add dry ingredients to the wet mix and turn on medium speed again until incorporated.
  6. Place mixture into Pyrex dish and bake for 30-35 minutes.
Notes
Tools you’ll need:
- Mixing bowls
- 9x13 inch Pyrex
- Standing mixer
- Spatula
- Whisk
- Measuring spoons
- Measuring cups

Makes 24 small squares…or you can eat it as a cake with some sort of nut butter spread.

Pumpkin (Protein) Cakes

Pumpkin (Protein) Cakes

Pumpkin Protein Cakes


2 COMMENTS

  1. This sounds sooo yummy! Unfortunately, I have a tree nut allergy. I know there are plenty of things I could use in place of the almond flour but I don’t know proportions. If I were to use coconut flour, how much would I use? And would the other ingredients have to be adjusted as well?

    Thank you so much,
    Kerin

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