Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal
Recipes

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal

Ingredients

1 cup (80g) quick or old fashioned oats (not steel cut)

1 ½ cups (360mL) water

1 scoop (33g) Ascent Vanilla Protein Powder

½ cup (60g) flour (all purpose, wheat, gluten free, etc)

1 tsp. Baking powder

¼ tsp. Salt

½ tsp. Pumpkin pie spice

1 cup (240g) pumpkin puree

1 whole egg

2 egg whites (or another whole egg)

½ tsp. Vanilla extract

Sweetener to taste (I used ¼ cup granulated stevia)

2 tbsp. Chocolate chips 

Walnuts (for topping, optional)


INSTRUCTIONS  

Add oats and water to a large, microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 1:30. Stir, and microwave for another 60 seconds. 


Add cooked oats, pumpkin, egg whites, egg, and vanilla extract to a large bowl. Stir until combined. Add dry ingredients: protein powder, flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, salt, and sweetener. Mix until a smooth batter is formed. 


Spray a small glass loaf size dish (7x5 inch) with nonstick spray. Add the batter to the dish. SPrinkle the top with chocolate chips and walnuts. 


Bake at 350F for 25-30 minutes or until a knife comes out clean. Let cool then cut into 4 bars and enjoy!


NUTRITION (PER BAR, TOTAL 4 BARS) 

245 calories, 15 protein, 35 carbs, 5 fat, 5 fiber, 8 sugar