Pumpkin Pie Spice Protein Bars

Charlotte Press of Press.Start Nutrition has the perfect protein bar packed full of healthy fats, anti-oxidant rich spices, complex carbohydrates, and protein to fuel you during this holiday season. On top of that, these protein bars are enhanced with Lions Mane mushroom, which helps support and boost cognitive function and potentially even aid in short and long-term memory support! You couldn’t ask for a more well-balanced protein bar, you guys!?!?!

 

Pumpkin Pie Spice Protein Bars

 

Serves 8, paleo, DF, GF, grainfree, RSF

 

  • 1 cup nut butter of choice
  • 2 tsp Real Mushrooms Lions Mane 
  • 1/2 cup vanilla protein of choice
  • 3 tbsp organic pumpkin purée
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp – 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey {depending how sweet you want it, I only used 1 tsp of organic maple syrup, but use more for sweeter}
  • 2 tbsp dark chocolate chips

 

Mix all ingredients together until a dough forms. Press dough into a parchment lined 8×8 pan and freeze for an hour. Remove and cut into 8-10 rectangles depending on how big you want them. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet & bake at 300 for 12 minutes. Store in the fridge.

 

Charlotte is a nutritionist who strives to make nutritious eating easy, delicious and accessible to everyone! Charlotte believes healthy eating should not be deprivation, feel like a chore or be a quick fix.  She combines her love of healthy cooking and eating to create crave-worthy recipes to help clients feel their best inside and out and maintain it long term. Charlotte has combined her love of nourishing recipes and knowledge of nutrition to help hundreds of clients achieve their goals.

Charlotte specializes in fitness and pre- and post-natal nutrition, but she works with all sorts of clients. She currently has one month left before she will obtain her Masters Degree from Northeastern University in Applied Fitness Nutrition and is a Precision Nutrition (PN1) certified fitness nutrition coach and a Dr. Sears certified pre and post-natal health coach. When Charlotte isn’t meeting with clients you can find her baking in the kitchen or sweating it out! She loves a good workout as much as she loves a good cookie!