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65 Calorie Pumpkin Pie Bars!

Just In Time for Thanksgiving!
YUM. These seriously taste like pumpkin pie!

These are super yummy, satisfying and simple to make! PLUS, the ENTIRE recipe has only 780 calories.

For Pie:

1 whole egg

1/2 egg whites

1 can pumpkin puree

1-2 tablespoons cinnamon

1 1/2 scoops vanilla protein powder

2 tsp sugar-free cheesecake pudding mix

3/4 cup stevia (any natural sweetener works)

1/2 plain yogurt (I used Greek)

1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk (any variety can be used)

1/2 tsp maple or vanilla extract

For Crust:

16 animal crackers, crushed (gluten free cookies, ground nuts or flaked coconut can also be used)

1/3 cup coconut flour, ground almonds or cereal (any variety can be used)

2 tsp coconut oil/or cooking spray

Directions: Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. For crust; coat 8×8 pan with coconut oil. Crush animal crackers and cereal in a plastic bag and coat bottom of pan evenly.

For filling; mix everything except pumpkin in medium bowl and beat for 1-2 minutes, slowly adding pumpkin puree. Pour pumpkin mixture over the crust evenly and spread with spatula. Bake for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake for another 20-25 minutes or until center of pan comes out clean. Let cool and place in refrigerator for 1-2 hours. Cut and devour!

Ready for the oven.

Makes 12 servings

65 calories

1.8 g fat

5 protein

7 carbs

You can top these with a dollop of whipped cream, greek yogurt or whatever you’d like.

15 minutes later…
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Ridiculously Easy Microwave Cake

Rebecca’s Ridiculously Easy, 5 Minute Microwave Cake!

Frozen raspberries, 1/4 banana, greek yogurt and PB2.

2 Tbsp Cocoa Powder
2 Tbsp Coconut Flour (Or Any flour works fine)
1/4 Cup Pumpkin Puree or Greek Yogurt

2 Egg Whites
1/2-1 Scoop Protein Powder
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
2 Packets/tsp Zero Cal Sugar Substitute (Any)

Throw all ingredients together in a deep microwaveable bowl, whisk together until you remove all clumps. Microwave for 1 minute on high. Keep microwaving in 1 minute increments until center is firm. Pop cake upside down out of bowl (to resemble a cake) or eat directly from bowl.

Top with anything you’d like!

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[Fudgy Brownies] *The Best 83 Calories You’ve Ever Had*

Stop your cravings in their tracks with these babies! These are insanely delicious! Super fudgy, chocolatey and so good for you.

These even taste great frozen, like a fudgsicle only much richer.

Ingredients:

15 oz canned black beans, rinsed and drained

1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1 scoop chocolate or vanilla whey protein powder

3/4 cup liquid egg substitute

3 tbsp coconut, oat or (any flour really…)

3/4 cup splenda, truvia or stevia

1/4 cup agave nectar, honey or real maple syrup

1 tbsp butter, softened

1 tsp flavored (your choice) extract

2 tsp coconut oil/or non stick cooking spray

Directions:

1.  Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

2.  Spray an 8×8 baking dish with non-stick spray or spread with coconut oil.

3.  Place the black beans, cocoa powder, egg substitute, whey powder, splenda and flour in a food processor.

4.  Blend until the mixture has no lumps at all.

5.  Add the extract, agave and butter.

6.  Blend again until everything is fully mixed.

7.  Pour the brownie mix into the greased 8×8 pan and bake for 20 minutes.

8.  Also, make sure to turn the 8×8 baking pan halfway through.

9.  Turn the temperature down to 300 degrees and bake for another 5-8 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.  Be careful not to overcook the brownies either though!

10.  Let the brownies cool completely until they reach room temperature.

11. Place the brownies in the fridge for 3 hours.

12.  Cut them into 12 squares and serve.

13.  Make sure to refrigerate any of your leftover brownies! Or try them in the freezer for 1-2 hours and let thaw for 10 minutes.

Don’t worry about disappointing people when you tell them the secret ingredient isn’t pot.

The BEST part, the nutritional breakdown:

1 brownie per serving

83 calories

.9 fat

14 carbs

6 protein

3 fiber

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