Healthy Smile Cookies/ Protein Bars

One thing I’m trying to stop doing is spending so much money on protein bars or on the go bars.   Since they’re sometimes almost 3 dollars a bar, they just don’t fit into my weekly budget.

I am going to be doing a lot of experimenting with different protein bar, granola bar, and muffin recipes soon to see what works best for me.

I started out this project with these.

Honestly, they are pretty much identical to banana bread.

I am definitely going to be making them again.

They’re also extremely easy to make!

1. 1 cup old fashioned oats

2. 1 cup oat flour (blend another cup of oats)

3. 1/3 cup protein powder

4. 2 mashed ripe bananas

5. 1 1/2 tbsp honey

6. 2 tbsp almond butter (or any other nut butter)

7. 1/4 tsp salt

8. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

9. 3 egg whites

10. 1/2 cup almond milk (or any other milk of your choice)

11. 1/2 tsp cinnamon

12. 1/4 cup chocolate chips

Set your oven to 350F.

Start off by blending together your oats, oat flour and protein powder.  I just did this in my vitamix

In a separate bowl, add your other ingredients

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Mash together

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Then, add those to your vitamix, and blend so the mixture is relatively smooth

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Pour into a prepared muffin pan, muffin top pan, cake pan, or whatever other type of pan you’d like to use.

Add your chocolate chips (smiles are optional 🙂 )

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Bake for 10 minutes or until done.

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I don’t know about you, but I have a very difficult time not feeling happy when looking at these.

After all, healthy food is happy food! 😀

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