“Hi, my name is Miranda and I am obsessed with Quest Bars..”
This is basically the stereotypical support-group scenario that plays in my head every single time I purchase or eat a Quest Bar. Now let me tell you something; the only reason that this doesn’t even bug me anymore is because Quest Bars are damn good. I mean, have you ever had one before? Not only are those little buggers chewy, moist and perfectly sweet but they can be transformed into a billion different recipes and are also low-carb and high-protein.
I know that I like to joke a lot on here, but when it comes to Quest Bars, I am straight up. I kid you not when I say that these are by far one of my favourite foods (don’t judge me until you’ve had one) My only qualm with them is that they go for about $4 a pop where I live, and I seem to be spending my not-so-disposable income on them left and right. So here I am today with my (somewhat failed) attempt to make my own Quest Bars.
They may not be exactly like Quest Bars, but my heart was in the right place because this recipe turned out to be delicious, and I’ve brought these little babies along for a snack every single day this week. So give em a try.
High Protein Cake Bites
- 1/2 cup stevia-sweetened (whey) protein powder
- 1/4 cup coconut flour
- 1/4 cup each of unsweetened almond milk and egg whites
- 2 Tablespoons 100% natural peanut butter
- 2 Tablespoons dried fruit of choice or dark chocolate chips
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- Begin by sifting your dry ingredients (protein powder, coconut flour, cinnamon, baking soda, dried fruit or chips) into a medium sized bowl.
- In a separate liquid measure cup, pour your liquid, vanilla extract and peanut butter, whisking to combine as well as possible.
- Transfer your liquid ingredients into the dry and mix well to combine (the batter will be quite runny, don’t worry).
- Coat a glass pyrex baking dish (or equivalent) with a good layer of non-stick baking spray, and pour your batter inside.
- Bake in a 350 degree oven for roughly 10-15 minutes, checking every 5 minutes, as needed.
This recipe makes roughly 10 square bites, or 5 larger bars.
Wishing you above all Health & Happiness