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Almond Butter Blondie Bars with Chocolate Chips!

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I’ve made something for you.


I know you want them.

And not only are these blondie-dears Gluten-Free, but they are also high in Protein and Fiber!

What are they called?

My Almond Butter Blondie Bars with Chocolate Chips! ❤


Add the almond butter, sugar, tofu, almond milk, and vanilla in an 8-cup (1 quart) or other medium-large bowl.


Using a hand mixer,


Blend up the wet ingredients until the tofu is smooth and creamy (or in very small pieces, distributed evenly throughout the mixture).


In a separate bowl, combine the oat bran, flax, and baking powder.


Stir them together.


Add the oat bran mixture to the almond butter mixture.


And mix him up with the hand mixer.


You can also do this by hand with a spoon or whisk.


Once the dough is combined evenly, add the chocolate chips.


And fold them in.


Spread the batter in a sprayed 8×8-in glass baking dish and bake in the oven at 350 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 25 minutes, or until the center is firm, but you can still press in a little bit (a toothpick stuck in the middle should come out almost clean).


Allow the bars to continue cool for 15 minutes before cutting (helps them set).


Cut them up into squares and SERVE!


Almond Butter Blondie Bars with Chocolate Chips!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-natural almond butter
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup silken tofu
  • ¼ cup almond milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup oat bran
  • ½ cup ground flaxseed
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips (dark, semi, or milk kind; mini or regular in size)

Directions

Add the almond butter, sugar, tofu, almond milk, and vanilla in an 8-cup (1 quart) or other medium-large bowl. Using a hand mixer, blend up the wet ingredients until the tofu is smooth and creamy (or in tiny pieces distributed evenly throughout the mixture).

In a separate bowl, combine the oat bran, flax, and baking powder. Add the oat bran mixture to the almond butter mixture and mix it in with the hand mixer. (You can also do this by hand with a spoon or whisk.) Once the dough is combined evenly, fold in the chocolate chips.

Spread the batter in a sprayed 8×8-in glass baking dish and bake in the oven at 350 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 25 minutes, or until the center is firm, but you can still press in a little bit (a toothpick stuck in the middle should come out almost clean).

Allow the bars to continue cool for 15 minutes before cutting (helps them set). Cut them up into squares (I usually do 16) and SERVE!
 

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Note: to make completely gluten-free (for those who have those concerns), use gluten-free oat bran in place of regular oat bran. You can also use carob chips in place of the chocolate chips.


Not only do these taste amazing, but they also have a lot of quality ingredients in them. These are rich in fiber, protein, healthy fats, and various vitamins like vitamin E and B’s, and minerals like iron, calcium, – they are nutrition powerhouses!

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Do you eat gluten-free? I have been finding it difficult, as I’m so used to eating things and not worrying if there’s gluten in them. I haven’t been avoiding it like I try to avoid dairy, but I have been trying to limit it. And you know what? My knee is feeling better each day! I’m starting to add in my legs into my workouts (did some buns and thigh work with Pilates today and my knee felt great!). I don’t know when I’ll start incorporating the peanuts and gluten back into my diet, as eliminating them (or at least limiting them) has helped the swelling in my knee go down, but I’m sure it will be soon.

Have you ever stayed up all night? I never have and never plan to either (it almost happened once, but I was freaking-out the entire time BECAUSE I couldn’t fall asleep).

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29 thoughts on “Almond Butter Blondie Bars with Chocolate Chips!

  1. Wow these sound so delicious! And so healthy! I am going to have to make these!

    I have never done an all-nighter either, I feel more confused and forgetful when I’m so tired like that. I have to get enough sleep before tests! ha

    YAY 5 DAYS! I am so excited for your prom! You are going to love it! 🙂

    1. Thanks, Haley! 🙂 These are a perfect way to use up some almond butter. Sometimes I even make these on purpose so I have the excuse to make some MORE almond butter. And more bars. 😉

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