Gingerbread Protein Bars

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Gingerbread Protein Bars

‘Tis the season for ginger and pumpkin everything. 

Naturally I crave ginger, but this time of year, I am flat out addicted. Candied ginger, ginger tea, ginger snaps, and alas, ginger protein bars! You name it, I want it. Below is my ginger bread, made from baking one of my gingerbread protein bars.

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This recipe is made with Vita Fiber. For more information about what it is and how to get it, please look at my previous post. You will not be disappointed with this syrup, so go big when you buy ;)

 

Gingerbread Protein Bars
Serves 9-12 depending on the size of the bars

Dry Ingredients:
4 Scoops of protein powder (I did 2 Optimum Nutrition French Vanilla Creme and 2 Spirutein Vanilla)
1 tsp. Ground Ginger
1 Tbsp Ground Cinnamon
1 tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 Cup Stevia (Mines measures cup for cup with sugar)
Optional Add-Ins: Crushed Ginger snaps, candied ginger, etc.

Wet Ingredients:
1 cup VitaFiber Syrup
3-4 Tbsp Molasses (Unsulphured)

Line a pan with parchment paper.
Mix all dry ingredients well in a large bowl.

Next, add both wet ingredients to a microwave safe bowl and microwave on High for 2 minutes and 30 seconds.

The mixture will be hot, so use caution removing it and adding it to the dry ingredients. Add to the dry ingredients and stir immediately.
Stir the mixture until it’s a uniform consistency throughout. Then pour onto the pan lined with parchment paper and refrigerate overnight, or at least for one hour. Remove from the refrigerator and cut into bars.

Alternatively, you may take the mixture and pour into silicone molds, then refrigerate or freeze until hard. Pop out of the molds and store for 1-2 weeks in the fridge.

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