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Banana Hazelnut Protein Bars are mildly sweet yet soft and luscious tasting vegan protein bars. These are made without processed protein powder are healthiest + nutritious + fiber rich [ vegan + gf + paleo ] kiipfit.com
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Banana Hazelnut Protein Bars

Banana Hazelnut Protein Bars are mildly sweet yet soft and luscious tasting vegan protein bars. It’s the healthiest and nutritious vegan protein bars that you can think of. It's made without any processed protein powder.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine glutenfree, paleo, vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 149kcal
Author Gunjan

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heaped hemp seeds
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds (soaked in 6 tbsp warm water)
  • 5 medium bananas (mashed)
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cups hazelnut meal/flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven at 375 degree Fahrenheit and prepare your 8 inch square baking pan with a parchment paper.
  • In your food processor/grinder combine hemp seeds and grind until it’s in a powder form.
  • Next, in your large mixing bowl combine mashed banana, vanilla extract and olive oil.
  • On the side, in another large mixing bowl combine hazelnut meal, baking powder and salt. Then, mix it well with a spoon until no lumps are left.
  • Now, fold in powdered hemp seeds into hazelnut mixture.
  • Then fold in banana mixture and soaked chia seeds into hazelnut mixture.
  • Thereafter, mix the batter extremely well with a spatula. 
  • Afterwards, spoon the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it gently yet evenly in the pan.
  • Lastly, place the pan in the middle rack of the oven and bake it for 30 minutes.
  • Next, take out the pan and let it cool completely (may take about 20 minutes)
  • Finally, cut it into desired pieces and enjoy.

Notes

  • These bars are soft and chewy slightly on a delicate side
  • These bars are not very sweet and are on a mild side. These are definitely healthy + nutritious. These bars taste excellent with sliced bananas.
  • You may refrigerate these bars in an air tight container for 2-3 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 8g | Potassium: 169mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 3.2mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0.2mg