Easy Recipes: Pumpkin Vegan Baked Oat Bars

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It’s time for all things Fall! We’re here to kick off the fall season with our Pumpkin Vegan Baked Pumpkin Oat Bars! As with all our recipes, these oat bars are packed with plant-based fiber to keep your gut healthy. First, let’s discuss why we love this nutritious recipe so much.

Pumpkin Puree: It’s Loaded with Nutrients

Yes, we added our fiber powder to this recipe but there is another ingredient in here that’s packed with fiber. Pumpkin puree. A can of Organic Pumpkin Puree contains at least 3 grams of fiber per serving [1/2 cup]! So, maybe you might consider the Pumpkin Latte? Just kidding, that’s filled with sugar, which is the opposite of fiber.

Anyways, organic pumpkin puree is high in fiber content! Plus, you can find 100% pure pumpkin puree that does not contain sugar! So, it’s keto and low-carb friendly way of increasing your daily intake of fiber. Pumpkin Puree is versatile for most diets but did you know it can help your constipated pets too?! Click here to learn all about the types of fiber you dogs and cats can consume.

Read on to see which fiber powder we used!

The Other Way to Use Fiber

As mentioned above, this oat bar recipe is backed with double the amount of fiber. So, not only will it keep your digestive system happy, but your children’s too! Try this recipe with kids and let us know what they think!

These oat bars are easy, nutritious, and delicious. Perfect to save for breakfast on-the-go or pack into your kid’s school lunch box…at home. 

Eat them as is or warm them up in the microwave for a warm and soft oat bar. 

That’s not all folks! We didn’t just use our fiber powder in this recipe. We used our Pure Psyllium Husk Fiber Powder and water as an egg replacement. Check out our blog post to see how we do this!

Yes, these Oat Bars are vegan! Of course if you’d like to use regular ol’ eggs, you can!  

This recipe is as easy as placing all your ingredients into a bowl, mixing it up, and baking!
This recipe has less than 10 ingredients that can be commonly found in any kitchen!
We topped our Vegan Baked Pumpkin Oat Bars with honey and powdered sugar.
Sprinkle the oat bars with honey and powdered sugar for a sweeter taste!

Vegan Baked Pumpkin Oat Bars

Oat Bars are the easy-to-grab breakfast your mornings have been needing. These bars are just in time for the infamous pumpkin season too!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Oven
  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Measuring Spoons/Cups
  • Spatula
  • Baking Sheet
  • Parchment Paper

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Old Fashioned Oats
  • 1 cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1/3 cup Vegan Chocolate Chips
  • 3/4 cup Almond Milk
  • 1 tsp Nature's Flavors Organic Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 4 oz Egg Replacer (Psyllium Husk Fiber Powder)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • While that's heating, mix all your ingredients together.
  • Transfer mixture into a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake mixture for 25-30minutes or until golden brown.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Cut into squares and enjoy! Or place them in the fridge for the next morning.
  • To reheat your bars, simply put them in the microwave for 1 1/2 minutes.
Keyword Oat Bars, Pumpkin, Pumpkin Breakfast, Pumpkin Oat Bars, Vegan Breakfast, Vegan Pumpkin Recipes
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Green Fiber Smoothie Bowl

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Let’s be real with ourselves; we can all use a little more fiber in our diets, and you can’t forget the greens! Well, it’s just your luck because we crafted a recipe that brings you both with our Green Fiber Smoothie Bowl.🌱

Blended or Pressed Fruits

Blended your fruits still leaves you with their fiber and nutrients, unlike juicing.

Smoothies are so easy to make since you can use just about any fruits and greens you have in your own kitchen! BUT did you know blending your fruits and veggies keeps their fiber and other nutrients unlike juicing. It’s true! When you blend fruits and veggies you are still consuming their pulp and skin where a lot of the nutrients are. This gets lost when you juice your fruits and veggies. 

This isn’t to say juicing your fruits isn’t nutritious. They do have vitamins and minerals but if you’re looking for a beverage to be a meal replacement, smoothies are the better option!

At Naturlax, we always include fiber in our recipes because it’s a huge part of a well-balanced breakfast! Don’t underestimate the power of fiber. 💪🏻

Add all your fruits and veggies along with our fiber to create the perfect well-balanced breakfast!

Why You Should Start Your Day with Fiber

By starting your mornings with plant-based fiber, you are able to feel fuller for longer. And here’s why: fiber sits in your stomach longer because it creates a gel-like substance in your stomach. It slows down digestion and takes up more space in your stomach. Now, you are able to snack less on the donuts your coworker brought in. Including fiber into your breakfast helps in weight loss by avoiding the need to snack throughout the day. 

Another Great Ingredient

But wait, that’s not all there is! This bowl contains another great ingredient, and it’s 1 Original Flavor Yum Matcha ®Packet. That’s right, matcha but not just any matcha, Yum Matcha ®! Their matcha contains antioxidants for heart health and brain function! 

There are many ways to increase your daily intake of fiber, so here’s one way you can accomplish this with our Green Fiber Smoothie Bowl! 

Feel free to alter the recipe to your liking, but this is how we smoothie bowl.

🍌Check out our High Fiber Tropical Smoothie for another tasty recipe!🍌

Our Green Fiber Smoothie Bowl topped with chopped bananas, homemade Matcha Granola, chia seeds, and hemp seeds.

Green Fiber Smoothie Bowl

This easy Green Fiber Smoothie Bowl recipe is nutritious and delicious. Feel free to alter the recipe to your liking, but this is how we smoothie bowl.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 2

Equipment

  • Blender
  • Measuring Spoons/Cups
  • Cutting Knives
  • Cutting Board

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • 1. Place all the measured ingredients into the blender and blend until thick and smooth.
  • 2. Add more or less coconut water/or ice to achieve your desired consistency.
  • 3. Pour into an aesthetically pleasing bowl for your Instagram post.
  • 4. Top it up your way! Just don't forget the toppings!

Notes

  • Remember: you don’t have to stick to these fruits and veggies. Substitute with whichever you prefer but we highly recommend our Flavored Fiber Packets and Yum Matcha!
  • Don’t forget toppings! 
Keyword Fiber Smoothie Bowl, Green Smoothie Bowl, Matcha Smoothie Bowl, Smoothie Bowl
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