• María Fernanda López

No Bake Maple Clusters Carrot Cake Blondies (Low Carb & Gluten Free)

This recipe is ready to knock your tastebuds out in the most easy way! Hard to resist a good sweet recipe when it's also healthy, nourishing and delicious, right? Well, these maple clusters carrot cake blondies will take just a few steps to make and I'm sure you are going to love it as much as we did!


For this recipe I kept is very simple but I also wanted to add a twist of some seasonal flavors such as maple and carrots, for that level up I included some protein clusters in maple that will just add that crunch to this epic recipe. We are keeping it gluten free as well!



About these No Bake Maple Clusters Carrot Cake Blondies:

How can we say no to a cozy and easy desserts? There's something irresistible about the taste and texture that I just couldn't resist using this maple carrot cake in a no bake blondie! This recipe is low sugar, gluten free and easy to make.


In this recipe we are using simple ingredients and nutrient dense. From the carrots for that base and some coconut, shredded and in butter to top this recipe... just easy and delicious recipe that you cannot miss out.


The Base, Crunchy Goodnes:

Adding some protein powder for extra creaminess and a satisfying filling. I have been also obsessed with the Maple Protein Granola Clusters, their ingredients are always the best and the taste is always delicious too, this smooth maple is basically a healthy, dreamy and indulgent maple protein granola (vegan and gluten free!).


And for this recipe the Maple Protein Granola Clusters adds the density and consistency we want to create the base for this iconic recipe inspired by the classic Carrot Cake. But instead this one is gluten free, low carb, and vegan friendly.


Crunchy, melts in your mouth and just the best of both worlds. For snack or dessert these bars are just a great idea and good to keep in your freezer, no need to bake or cook... so this recipe is basically fail proof.



Made with simple ingredients and minimal steps that makes these bars even better and convenient, only the best way to start the day; gluten free, low sugar and dreamy tasting snack or treat. Carrot cake bar... ! Sign this recipe reporting for duty!


And because we all love a good easy and convenient snack I kept it super easy, made with the simplest ingredients that are also good for you!



Key Ingredients:

I'm using protein clusters to add a little of extra crunch to the recipe, the ones I'm using are from Iwon Organics. The chunks in here are huge and so tasty so you can bet they did a great job in this recipe. All blended with some cream cheese, you can use a vegan cream cheese as well to keep this recipe vegan friendly and the taste will still be delicious.




Overall, these are the ingredients needed for these No Bake Maple Clusters Carrot Cake Blondies:

  • Carrots

  • Cream Cheese

  • RxSugar Pancake Syrup

  • Iwon Organics - Maple Protein Granola Clusters

  • Coconut Butter

  • Shredded Coconut

The maple granola clusters, coconut and carrots creates a perfect spring recipe, for snack or desert! You just have to make these easy no bake carrot cake blondie bars.


Super nutrient dense and extremely easy to make! Only mix, create the little bites and bake! This recipe took me less than 20 minutes to prepare!


Nutritional Benefits of this Recipe:

Well, since we are using carrot and coconut the fiber content on this recipe is 5 grams per bar, which is amazing! Fiber is great for our guts; place where most of our immune system takes place and serotonin is made!


Plus let's not forget about the antioxidants from carrots and coconut, just a duo that not only add flavor to these bars but also goodness and nourishment as well.



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

  • Low Sugar

  • Gluten Free

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!



The end result

Chewy and soft thanks to the combination of cream cheese with the clusters is just perfect. The flavors of maple, coconut and carrot makes this recipe so unique that you should definetly include this spring time. The texture of the granola with the creaminess of the cream cheese makes these bars a dream to your tastebuds!


As dessert or snack! These maple clusters carrot cake blondies are a dream that will make you want to make more, these are CHEWY and so flavorful... so irresistible!



Perfect to enjoy at any time of the day; morning or evening. These can be also stored in the freezer and enjoy to satisfy that sweet tooth without all the inflammatory effects from gluten and sugars at any time.


Pro tip: You can even serve it some RxSugar Pancake Syrup!



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 carb and gluten free maple cinnamon protein cake!



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With love,

María


 

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No Bake Maple Clusters Carrot Cake Blondies

By María Fernanda López

Serves 9 servings


Ingredients

Base

  • 1 pack of Iwon Organics - Maple Protein Granola Clusters

  • 1 block of cream cheese (or vegan vegan cream cheese)

  • 2 tbsp of maple syrup (I used RxSugar for a keto version)

  • 1 cup of shredded carrots

Toppings

  • 1/4 cup of coconut butter

  • 3 tbsp of shredded coconut


Method

  1. In a food processor or blender add the maple protein clusters, maple syrup and cream cheese. Plus till you get them all blended.

  2. Spread the batter into a 8x8 silicone dish.

  3. Top with melted coconut butter and shredded coconut and freeze overnight.

  4. Cut into 9 pieces and enjoy!

 

Nutritional Information per serving (238 kcal)

Fat: 16g

Carbs: 18.2g

Fiber: 5g

Net Carbs:13.2g

Protein: 7.2g


 


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