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Pumpkin Banana Protein Oat Bars

 
One serving costs about $0.7

$0.70 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

24 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free antipasti,starter,snack,appetizer,antipasto,hor d'oeuvre mediterranean,european,italian
spoonacular Score:75%

Spoonacular Score: 75%

 

Pumpkin Banana Protein Oat Bars might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. This recipe makes 24 servings with 143 calories, 4g of protein, and 6g of fat each. For 70 cents per serving, this recipe covers 12% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. A mixture of almond butter, pumpkin, oats, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. Only a few people made this recipe, and 1 would say it hit the spot. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet. This recipe is typical of Mediterranean cuisine. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 76%. This score is solid. Try blueberry bananan oat bars, Banana Nut Protein Bars, and No-Bake Banana Nut Protein Bars for similar recipes.

Italian on the menu? Try pairing with Verdicchio, Trebbiano, and Chianti. Italians know food and they know wine. Trebbiano and Verdicchio are Italian white wines that pair well with fish and white meat, while Chianti is a great Italian red for heavier, bolder dishes. The Ricasoli Castello di Brolio Chianti Classico with a 4.3 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 46 dollars per bottle.

Ricasoli Castello di Brolio Chianti Classico

Dark ruby color, with lots of chocolate, berry and vanilla aromas, this is full-bodied and velvety, with lots of fruit and a long, succulent finish. A beauty from a great vintage.

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Ingredients

Servings:
0.75 cups
0.75 cups almond butter
almond butter
6 tsps
6 tsps apple pie spice
apple pie spice
0.75 cups
0.75 cups unsweetened applesauce
unsweetened applesauce
3
3  bananas
bananas
5 Tbsps
5 Tbsps brown sugar
brown sugar
3 cups
3 cups canned pumpkin
canned pumpkin
6 tsps
6 tsps cinnamon
cinnamon
3 cups
3 cups oats
oats
5 scoops
5 scoops pea protein
pea protein
6 Tbsps
6 Tbsps pumpkin seeds
pumpkin seeds
6 tsps
6 tsps vanilla
vanilla
0.75 cups almond butter
0.75 cups
almond butter
6 tsps apple pie spice
6 tsps
apple pie spice
0.75 cups unsweetened applesauce
0.75 cups
unsweetened applesauce
3  bananas
3
bananas
5 Tbsps brown sugar
5 Tbsps
brown sugar
3 cups canned pumpkin
3 cups
canned pumpkin
6 tsps cinnamon
6 tsps
cinnamon
3 cups oats
3 cups
oats
5 scoops pea protein
5 scoops
pea protein
6 Tbsps pumpkin seeds
6 Tbsps
pumpkin seeds
6 tsps vanilla
6 tsps
vanilla

Equipment

food processor
food processor
blender
blender
bowl
bowl
food processor
food processor
blender
blender
bowl
bowl


Instructions

  1. In a food processor or blender, combine the pumpkin, applesauce, banana and nut butter until smooth. Add protein powder, cinnamon, pumpkin pie or apple pie spice, vanilla, and brown sugar.
  2. Place the oats in a large bowl and add the creamed mixture. Stir, folding in the pumpkin seeds (optional). Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes. Mine took roughly 32 minutes to be baked.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.70
Ingredient
3/4 cup almond butter
6 teaspoons apple pie spice
3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
3 bananas
5 Tablespoons brown sugar
3 cups canned pumpkin
6 teaspoons cinnamon
3 cups oats
5 scoops pea protein
6 Tablespoons pumpkin seeds
6 teaspoons vanilla
Price
$4.42
$2.60
$0.56
$0.47
$0.19
$4.20
$0.49
$0.95
$0.12
$1.07
$1.79
$16.87

Tips

Health Tips

  • Important note for those with gluten intolerance: oats are naturally gluten free, but cross contamination with wheat?in the factory or in the field?is a real possibility. To be on the safe side, look for oats and oat flours that say they are gluten free on the box!

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

Cooking Tips

  • Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.

  • If your recipe calls for ripe bananas and you only have green ones, stick the green bananas in a closed paper bag to speed up the ripening process. You can even put an apple in the bag with them since apples produce a lot of the gas that encourages ripening (called ethylene). This process takes some time, of course, so if you need ripe bananas immediately you might give the oven method a try.

  • If a recipe doesn't specify whether you should use light brown sugar or dark brown sugar, just use whatever you have on hand or prefer. The difference is that dark brown sugar has more molasses and thus a stronger flavor.

  • There are two types of cinnamon. The more expensive and rarer type is Ceylon cinnamon (considered to be "true cinnamon"). The cinnamon most common in North America is cassia cinnamon. Though the flavor is certainly similar, Ceylon cinnamon is said to be more subtle yet also more complex.

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Nutritional Information

Quickview
143 Calories
4g Protein
6g Total Fat
18g Carbs
29% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
143
7%

Fat
6g
10%

  Saturated Fat
0.75g
5%

Carbohydrates
18g
6%

  Sugar
6g
7%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
6mg
0%

Alcohol
0.34g
2%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
4g
9%

Vitamin A
4781IU
96%

Manganese
0.91mg
45%

Magnesium
63mg
16%

Vitamin E
2mg
16%

Fiber
3g
15%

Phosphorus
127mg
13%

Copper
0.2mg
10%

Iron
1mg
9%

Vitamin B2
0.12mg
7%

Potassium
247mg
7%

Zinc
0.92mg
6%

Vitamin K
5µg
5%

Selenium
3µg
5%

Calcium
53mg
5%

Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5%

Vitamin B1
0.07mg
5%

Folate
15µg
4%

Vitamin B3
0.73mg
4%

Vitamin C
2mg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.34mg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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