RECIPES

Pumpkin Spice Protein Bake

Cakes n' Carrots

Cakes n' Carrots

Tis the season of pumpkin spice, but who wants all of those calories? Whip up a batch of these low calorie, Muuna cottage cheese bars Cakes n' Carrots to get your fall fix. 

  • Prep Time

    10min

  • Cook Time

    35min

  • Total Time

    45min

  • Servings

    6

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups quick oats
  • 5.3 ounces Muuna lowfat plain cottage cheese
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup liquid egg whites (or 3 whites from shell)
  • 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped walnuts

Preparation

  • Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine above ingredients, except walnuts, in a food processor for about 60 seconds. Batter should be a little chunky.
  • Step 2 Prepare a 9 X 9 baking pan with non-stick cooking spray and then pour the batter inside. Smooth the top of the batter with a spatula and then sprinkle with walnuts.
  • Step 3 Bake for 32-34 minutes until cooked all the way through. Remove from oven and allow to cool for about 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy with maple syrup or a big scoop of Muuna cottage cheese.