High Protein Whole Grain Date and Walnut Bread
Serves: Serves 12
 
Ingredients
Dry
  • 1½ cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • ½ cup oat flour (or old-fashioned oats, ground in a food processor)
  • 3 scoops vanilla flavoured whey protein powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
Wet
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup egg whites
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Add-ons
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Combine the dates and boiling water in a small bowl and let stand for 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, combine the dry ingredients in a separate mixing bowl.
  4. Add remaining wet ingredients to the date mixture and add that to dry ingredients.
  5. Stir just to combine and fold in the walnuts.
  6. Pour into a non-stick 9 x 5-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray (or lined with parchment paper) and bake for 40-45 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Let cool completely on a cooling rack before slicing.
Notes
Slightly adapted from what would cathy eat
Recipe by The Healthy Foodie at https://thehealthyfoodie.com/high-protein-whole-grain-date-and-walnut-bread/