• María Fernanda López

Almond Joy Protein Pudding Bars (Gluten Free & Low carb)

There's something about chocolate and coconut that instantly makes my tastebuds jump, anyone else or just me? Well, these protein pudding bars are perfect no matter the time of the year, these are gluten free, low carb and extremely easy to make.


For this recipe I’m using amazing and fun ingredients such as greek yogurt, keto friendly chocolate pudding, coconut, almonds and greek yogurt. A great protein snack to fuel your body. Delicious, keto friendly and gluten free protein no bake bars!



About these Almond Joy Protein Pudding Bars:

We are showing some love to all my peppermint lovers... so underrated sometimes! But with that I also wanted to include a twist, a healthy and still delicious twist by just adding some Marigold Creamy Vanilla Grass-Fed Protein that I will add that thickness factor while keeping things low carb and delicious!


This recipe is easy, quick and nutrient dense... also so fun!


Key Ingredients:

Adding some protein powder for extra creaminess and a satisfying filling. I have been also obsessed with the Marigold Creamy Vanilla Pea Protein, the ingredients are simple, low carb and gluten free... plus the taste is just delicious.



Chocolate pudding, vanilla and a delicious almond-coconut topping, the dream team! These are simply perfect for meal prep, no need to bake anything at all to enjoy and attack that sweet tooth at any moment. While keeping your body strong and fueled with all the amino acids of antioxidants from the protein blend we are using.


The base of these protein fudge bars:

The base is made with simple ingredients, Marigold Creamy Vanilla Pea Protein, greek yogurt for those probiotics, some Simply Delish Keto and Vegan Pudding Mix and alullose. This combination keep things fluffy, low carb, gluten free and flavorful. Have you adding whey protein to your greek yogurt? Makes it extra thick! This is a sign you need to try it!



Overall, these are the ingredients needed for these Almond Joy Protein Pudding Bars:


So we've got our protein, our flavor factor all in this simply and wholesome recipe! As a foodie and nutritionist I believe that the quality of the ingredients can make the difference in our health and also make healthy food more sustainable.


In here we are using products that stick to whole some and nothing artificial... plus no inflammatory ingredients.


Super nutrient dense! And we are not including sugars, syrups, wheat and instead grass-fed protein and plant-based and keto pudding made with whole some and non-artificial ingredients, just made with real food. These are just LEGIT AND DELICIOUS.



The full instructions will be below along with the nutritional information per serving. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of protein, nutrients and flavor!



Overall this recipe is:

  • Low Carb

  • High Protein

  • Keto Friendly

  • Gluten Free

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!



The end result

Soft and flavorful! The contrast of flavors and extremely creamy is just amazing, the protein here makes the greek yogurt bar extra thick, soft and chewy! The flavor of the chocolate pudding is there and the texture of the almonds is just the best topping ever.


Melts in your mouth! It's soft and chewy, the greek yogurt with the chocolate pudding layer is just a divine combination, plus the almond-coconut topping is key to the flavor and fun of this recipe, just take these to the next level, makes them even harder to resist.



You might want to save this recipe because a second recipe might be needed here! I shared some of the pops with my friends but they were just too good as my afternoon snack after crossfit or dessert that I had to make some more.

Pro tip: Pair these with a cozy latte... sharing is optional!



This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and elegant and fun no matter the occasion, this recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple and minimal ingredients in a high protein, low sugar and gluten free delicious dessert!



Sharing is caring!

Remember that sharing is caring so please spread the love by saving, sharing or bookmarking this recipe for later. To cook with your loved ones on one of your amazing brunches or friend gatherings!



With love,

María


 

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Almond Joy Protein Pudding Bars

By María Fernanda López

Serves 6 servings


Ingredients

Chocolate Layer

  • 2 tbsp of Simply Delish Keto & Vegan Chocolate Pudding Mix (PURELYHL for discount)

  • 1/4 cup of ground flaxseed

  • 1 cup of almond flour

  • 1/3 cup of alullose

  • 3/4 cup of water

Vanilla Layer

  • 1 cup of greek yogurt

  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract

  • 4 tbsp of alullose


Toppings

  • 3 tbsp of unsweetened shredded coconut

  • 3 tbsp of chopped almonds


Method

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients of the base very well and add the water.

  2. Pour into a silicone loaf dish.

  3. Mix the ingredients for the vanilla layer and top the chocolate layer with it.

  4. Add your toppings.

  5. Freeze overnight, cut into 6 pieces each loaf pan and enjoy!

 

 


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