Healthy Microwaveable Pumpkin Quinoa Flake Protein Loaf
A likely scenario:
You: Not much can top having a slice of pumpkin bread for breakfast.
Me: How about en ENTIRE loaf of pumpkin bread?
You: Wait, a whole loaf? Yeah, that definitely tops one slice.
Me: How about en entire loaf of HEALTHY pumpkin bread? A sweet and cinnamon-y bread that’s good for you but doesn’t taste like it.
You: No such thing exists, duh.
Me: Oh yes it does, my friend… and it’s nutritionally balanced so you will feel full for hours. It’s high fiber, but doesn’t taste like cardboard, it’s high protein, but isn’t savory like a slab of dry chicken breast, and it’s sugar free, but is perfectly sweet.
You: Are you for real? If such a pumpkin bread exists, I’d like to see some proof.
Me: Fine, here! *I hand you my freshly “baked” Pumpkin Quinoa Flake Protein Loaf*
You: Thaaanks! *you take a bite and and your eyes open wide, you grin and run away with the loaf while simultaneously forking out your next bite*
Spray a ceramic mini loaf pan with cooking spray.
In a medium-sized bowl, stir together the flax, almond milk, pumpkin, apple pie spice, truvia and salt.
Stir in the protein powder. Then stir in the quinoa flakes.
Scoop batter into the prepared pan, tap on the counter to level the batter, then microwave for ~5 minutes, or until surface springs back when tapped. Let cool slightly, then dig in!
Some delicious toppings for this Pumpkin Quinoa Flake Protein Loaf include: your favorite nut butter, diced apples, pure maple syrup, raisins, all natural whipped cream, a dash of apple pie spice or cinnamon, crumbled pecans or walnuts, etc.
This Pumpkin Quinoa Flake Protein Loaf was so filling I could only eat half and saved the rest for later. It’s like your own personal loaf of pumpkin bread… except without the refined flour, white sugar, brown sugar, butter, etc. This loaf is incredibly nutritious, packed full of vitamins and minerals, but sure doesn’t taste like it!
So moist and muffin-like. What are you waiting for? Make this Pumpkin Quinoa Flake Protein Loaf RIGHT NOW!
With love and good eats,