Pumpkin Spice Protein Bake

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.

Cook Time:35 min

Prep Time:10 min

Total Time:45 min

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:

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.

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.

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.