Awesome Vegan Protein Powder Bar Recipes

Awesome Vegan Protein Powder Bar Recipes

Even if you’re not vegetarian or vegan, there are some good reasons to consider using plant-based protein powder.

Besides the fact that protein is an essential nutrient, and it’s especially important to get the correct amounts if you work out regularly as it helps to build lean muscle.

That’s why we’ve compiled some of the tastiest and best recipes that include vegan protein powder to help you pack-in all the protein you need in your daily diet. You can check out the environmentally friendly and great tasting 100% vegan pea protein here,

We’ll start with a few good reasons to consider vegan protein powder, then put it to good use in some great-tasting recipes.

5 Surprising Facts about Vegan Protein Powder

Fibre for fitness – Plant-based protein contains high amounts of both soluble and insoluble fibre. Fibre is essential for healthy digestive and immune systems, as well as filling you up and reducing food cravings. Fibre also promotes weight loss and general fitness. To find out more check out this article.

1 | Great Source of Vitamins and Minerals – Pea protein contains plenty of good nutrients and antioxidants to keep you healthy and fit. That’s one of the reasons it makes a great addition to a meal or snack.

2 | Low in Calories – Compared to eating an equivalent portion of meat or fish protein, plant-based protein powder comes in at less than half the calories.

3 | Alkalizing Effect – Pea protein reduces the acidity in your diet, making for healthier digestion.

4 | Boosts Metabolism– If you’re trying to lose weight or build lean muscle, increasing your metabolism is the way to go, and plant protein does just that.

5 | Environmentally Friendly – Pea protein in particular is very kind to the environment as it isn’t fertilised with nitrogen and doesn’t require any irrigation.

So, plant-based protein isn’t just great for veggies and vegans, with all those benefits it’s clear to see that anyone who’s serious about health and fitness would be well-advised to give it a try.

Plant-based Protein Recipes

These recipes are designed to be used with Scitec Nutrition’s vegan protein powder that has a delicious chocolatey flavour. This makes it ideal for snack bars and cakes, which are great as pre or post-workout protein boosts.

Scitec Nutrition’s pea protein is completely dairy free and contains no soy, making it perfect for people with dietary intolerances. Many of these recipes are also gluten free and paleo.

Completely Nutty Vegan Protein Bars

Completely Nutty Vegan Protein Bars

Let’s start with a deliciously nutty power bar that will give you a massive boost before or after a workout, or as an energy pick-me-up during the day. And they’re incredibly easy to make – no baking and can be prepared in less than 10 minutes. A small investment of time and effort for big rewards!

Ingredients

  • 250g porridge oats
  • 2 scoops of Scitec Nutrition Vegan Pea Protein Powder
  • 2 tbsp mesquite or carob powder
  • 50g coconut flakes
  • 30g raw cacao nibs
  • 50g chopped almonds
  • Pinch of flaked sea salt
  • 160ml agave nectar (or similar liquid sweetener)
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil

For optional carob drizzle:

  • 50g raw cacao butter
  • 50g raw carob powder
  • 2 tbsp agave nectar (or similar liquid sweetener)

Directions

  1. Line a tray with greaseproof paper.
  2. Mix the oats, protein powder, mesquite powder, coconut flakes, cacao nibs, almonds and salt together in food processor and spoon into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add the agave nectar and melted coconut oil, mixing together thoroughly.
  4. The mixture should be sticky and moist to touch. If too wet, add a little more protein powder, if it’s too dry add some more coconut oil.
  5. Spoon the mixture onto the tray and press it down firmly to create an even surface.
  6. Put the tray in a freezer for a minimum of 2 hours to set.
  7. Remove and cut up into bars.
  8. For the optional carob drizzle: Melt the cacao butter, add the carob powder and agave nectar and whisk together. Drizzle on top of the bars.

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Pumped-up Pumpkin Vegan Protein Cake Bites

Pumped-up Pumpkin Vegan Protein Cake Bites

Treat your taste buds with these awesome cake bites. They are overflowing with protein and fibre, and taste just like pumpkin pie with a cakey texture. So, you can be healthy and treat yourself too. Did we mention that as well as being vegan they’re also paleo and gluten-free too? This recipe makes around 15 cake bite servings.

Ingredients

  • 10 pitted dates (Medjool dates work best)
  • 70g applesauce (unsweetened)
  • 70g coconut flour
  • 3 tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 60ml unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 scoop (approx. 30g) Scitec Nutrition Vegan Pea Protein Powder
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp cacao nibs

Directions

  1. Blend the dates, pumpkin puree, almond milk, vanilla and applesauce together in a food processor until completely pureed.
  2. Add in the coconut flour, protein powder, pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon and blend again until a dough-like mixture forms. Add more coconut flour if it’s too sloppy. If too dry add another splash of almond milk.
  3. Add the cacao nibs and stir.
  4. Roll the ‘dough’ out into little bite-sized balls, place on a greaseproof paper lined tray and chill in the fridge or freezer until set (usually around 2 hours)
  5. Remove and serve.

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Very Veggie Vegan Protein Bars

Very Veggie Vegan Protein Bars

Ok, so this is possibly the healthiest protein bar ever. This 100% vegan protein bar is packed full of nutritious fruit and vegetables including carrot, spinach, cauliflower and coconut. It’s like a vitamin, mineral, protein and fibre-packed meal in one bar! And it’s not too difficult or time-consuming to make either. Who says healthy has to be hard?

Ingredients

  • 140g quick-cook oatmeal
  • 70g coconut flakes (unsweetened)
  • 70g sliced carrot
  • 140g cauliflower florets
  • 140g spinach (if frozen, make sure you defrost and drain thoroughly)
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 90g Scitec Nutrition Vegan Pea Protein Powder
  • Pinch of flaked sea salt
  • 70g hemp hearts
  • 3 tbsp natural almond or peanut butter (unsalted and unsweetened)
  • 60ml maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp coconut (melted)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C or gas mark 6
  2. Pour the melted coconut oil into a square baking pan.
  3. Cover a large baking tray with the oatmeal and bake for around 5 to 10 minutes, until golden brown.
  4. Remove from the oven and sprinkle the coconut flakes on top of the oats, then return to the oven for a minute or two, until the coconut turns golden. (Coconut flakes cook very quickly so don’t take your eyes off it!)
  5. Reduce oven temperature to  150C (gas mark 4).
  6. Blend the carrots, cauliflower and spinach in a food processor, until everything is broken down into small pieces.
  7. Pour this mixture into a large bowl, then add the coconut sugar, protein powder, hemp hearts, salt, and the toasted oatmeal and coconut mixture. Stir with a wooden spoon until completely combined.
  8. In a microwaveable bowl, mix the almond butter, maple syrup and coconut oil. Microwave until liquified and boiling, usually around 2 minutes.
  9. Whisk the liquid until it’s smooth then pour into the large bowl of dry ingredients and mix everything together thoroughly until it forms a crumbly, moist dough.
  10. Spoon the mixture into the coconut oil prepared baking pan and press down into a flat and even surface.
  11. Bake for around 30 minutes, until it turns a golden brown colour.
  12. Cool to room temperature then keep put the mixture in the fridge for an hour or so.
  13. Slice into bars and enjoy!

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Chocolatey Turmeric Vegan Protein Bars

Chocolatey Turmeric Vegan Protein Bars

The turmeric flavour packs a punch and you only need to add a little bit for a knockout taste sensation. Enjoy these no-bake treats as a mid-afternoon snack with a cup of tea or after your workout to boost your energy levels.

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut or almond flour
  • 15g Scitec Nutrition Vegan Pea Protein Powder
  • 30g ground almonds
  • 40g crunchy natural peanut butter
  • 20g agave nectar
  • A handful of chocolate chips or cacao nibs
  • 20ml almond milk

Directions

  1. Prepare a tray covered with greaseproof paper.
  2. Mix everything together in a large bowl until you get a soft dough.
  3. Spoon the dough onto the tray and refrigerate until set.
  4. Slice into bars and enjoy!

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