These Homemade Dessert Squares are Secretly Filled with Protein

These delicious pumpkin squares are a great sweet treat to make for fall that is secretly healthy and filled with protein. This is an ideal recipe to test out for fans of pumpkin searching for a dessert that is much more nutritious than traditional versions.

The pumpkins squares are put together by lifestyle blog Feeding My Addition and they offer a dessert that is gluten-free, vegan, rich in protein and free of refined sugars. Despite the added health benefits, the bars remain sweet and moist in taste. The recipe is made using coconut, oat and almond flour mixed in with vanilla protein, pumpkin puree, nut butter and spices. The protein powder and nut butter adds protein while the addition of agave, english toffee Stevia drops and butter extract keeps the recipe light and tasty.