Shari Duncan

Tag: Coconut

Lemon – Coconut Power Bars
Shari

by on Feb.27, 2010, under Healthy Snacks, Recipes, Whey Protein Recipes

These bars pack nearly 16 grams of protein, 15 grams of carbohydrates and only 2.5 grams of fat.

They are low sugar; and a good source of vitamin C and fiber.  The shredded coconut and coconut flour not only add sweetness, but moisture.  Perfect as a breakfast bar or as a snack in between meals.

less than 150 Calories per bar

LEMON-COCONUT POWER BARS:

3 scoops Vanilla Protein Powder

Perfect breakfast bar or snack anytime of the day.

Perfect breakfast bar or snack anytime of the day.

1C Low Carb Flour

1C Oats

2 TBSP Coconut flour

2-3 TBSP shredded coconut

1sm package sugar free Lemon pudding

baking powder/soda

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Juice and zest of ½ large or 1 medium fresh lemon

1C Egg Beaters

1 oz reduced fat cream cheese, softened (1/8 package)

1 C light soy (or low fat) milk

~2-3 TBSP Splenda Blend, stevia or desired sweetener.

OPTIONAL:  If batter is too thick (or dry) add unsweetened applesauce; or flax or coconut oil to add moisture.  Mix until bars are desired consistency.

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Coconut Oil

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Lightly grease bottom of 8×8 or 9×9 baking pan with coconut oil (or no stick spray).

Combine dry ingredients in large mixing bowl.  Add remaining ingredients and sweetener to taste. Mix very well.

Evenly spread batter in baking dish.  Bake approximately 18-20 minutes  or until toothpick comes out clean.  Cut into 12 bars.

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