pumpkin pie protein bombs recipe

Looking for a nutritious snack that’s both filling and delicious while you want to keep on track with your weight loss? Indulge your sweet tooth with this delicious pumpkin pie protein bombs recipe.

Pumpkin Pie Protein Bombs: The Inspiration

We are coming up on the season of sweets! From Halloween to the New Year, it seems like the temptations and treats are EVERYWHERE! If you are anything like me, you don’t want to miss out on seasonal snacks…but indulging a little too much doesn’t seem to flatter all of those fall fitness goals. This simple pumpkin pie protein bomb recipe sits nicely in your fridge for a go-to grab when those cravings hit. All you need for this homemade delight is:

  • one pumpkin to your taste
  • Maple Syrup or Agave
  • Sunflower Butter
  • Peanut Butter
  • Steel Cut Oats
  • Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Pie Spice, sea salt, cinnamon, stevia mixture OR chopped nuts
  • Vanilla Protein Powder

love pumpkin pieA little pumpkin, a little protein…just in time for fall, but a great treat through the holidays too. Just because you’re eating cleaner, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the pumpkin flavor craze. Since an average slice of pumpkin pie comes in over 320 calories, these bite-size wonders are the bomb: With cleaner ingredients, this pumpkin pie protein bomb recipe comes in nearly 50 calories less per serving! 

full flavor pumpkin pie I crafted this full flavor pumpkin pie protein bombs recipe so you can enjoy it as a pre/post-workout snack or a healthy option to nibble with your morning coffee. Don’t worry, the kids will love them too!

Pumpkin Pie Protein Bombs Recipe

Pumpkin pie protein bombs

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Pumpkin Pie Protein Bombs Recipe

A delicious, nutritious pick-me up! Great pre or post-workout snack.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Chill time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy, pumpkin, snack
Servings: 24
Calories: 101kcal
Author: Jess Horton

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp pure pumpkin puree
  • 3 Tbsp maple syrup or agave
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (or nut butter of choice)
  • 1/2 cup sunflower butter
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 1/2 cup steel-cut oats
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Trader Joe's pumpkin pie spice
  • equal blend salt, stevia, cinnamon OR crushed nuts for topping

Instructions

  • Combine all the wet ingredients in a bowl, and mix well. (These are the first 4)
  • Incorporate dry ingredients until all are combined.
  • Chill in the fridge for 10-15 minutes.
  • Mix topping ingredients and set aside.
  • Use a spoon or melon ball scoop to shape bombs.
  • Chill bombs.
  • Roll in topping mixture.
  • Store in an airtight container lined with parchment paper so they don’t stick together. Keep them in the fridge and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1bite | Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.8g | Protein: 5.5g | Fat: 6.5g | Sodium: 69mg

Bon Appetit!

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Jess Horton is equal parts Marketing Mastermind, Social Media Slayer, Blogger, Brand Builder, Fitness Enthusiast, Influencer, and Creative. Born and raised in Hampton Roads, she grew up in a home where faith and fitness were important parts of daily life and development. Jess comes from an education and marketing background. In 2011 she combined her passion for fitness with her professional skill set to create TheFitPetite.com, a health and fitness website designed to bring encouragement to individuals as they pursue the healthy lifestyle they deserve. By 2013 she left a corporate marketing career and was sweating and slaying full time. Jess is certified both by the American Council on Exercise and the Road Runners Club of America as a trainer and coach. Jess is a life-long runner and regularly practices yoga and meditation. She finds joy in witnessing individuals make lifestyle changes that bring them closer to living a sweat-filled, soulful life. On most days, when Jess isn’t training her clients, she can be found running through Virginia Beach or at a local coffee shop crafting blog posts on her computer. When she isn’t working, Jess enjoys spending time with her fiance and their dog at their home in Virginia Beach. Jess has been recognized as a top social media personality in the Hampton Roads area. She has been featured in Eat This Not That, The Virginian Pilot, HR Growler, and on various local podcasts. Follow her journey on Instagram @TheFitPetite

2 Comments

    • Hi Sharon, thanks for asking! You can use granulated sweetener but might want to mix it with a bit of water before you add it. That way it blends in better with the other ingredients. I’ve added granualted sweetener in another recipe before and ended up with the feeling of having a handful of sand in my mouth because it didn’t liquidate like sugar does. Hope that helps!

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