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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Chickpea Protein Bars

Low calorie, low point and full of fiber and WHOLE REAL food!! Yum!

The PERFECT healthy snack!! Easy to make and take on the go!! A must try recipe!

Full recipe in video below


  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

  • 1/2 cup packed, very soft dates (about 6-8)

  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter (or any creamy nut/seed butter, e.g., almond, sunflower seed, tahini)

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt

  • 2 scoops Clean Simple Eats Vanilla protein powder (to order)

  • 1/3 cup pepitas (green pumpkin seeds), toasted

  • 1/3 cup reduced sugar cranberries

  1. Line a 9x5-inch loaf pan (e.g. parchment paper, foil, plastic wrap)

  2. In a large food processor, process the chickpeas, dates, peanut butter, vanilla and salt until smooth, stopping and scraping the sides of processor bowl once or twice.

  3. Add the protein powder, pepitas and cranberries. Pulse until very well combined and mixture looks like a dough ball (if not, add a bit more protein powder).

  4. Press mixture evenly into prepared pan.

  5. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or freeze 1 hour until firm. Remove using pan liner and cut into bars, Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks (or freeze for up to 2 months).

Ten Bars:

181 Calories

6g Fat

27g Carbs

8g Protein

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