TUESDAY TREAT-DAY: Protein Chickpea Blondies

Low sugar, high protein, flourless and low calorie. Oh wait, they are also delicious and no, you can’t taste the chickpeas! Simple to make too!


  • 1 can chickpeas (approx. 400 grams), rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup vanilla protein powder
  • 1/3 cup nut butter (almond or PB – I used PB)
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup or sugar-free maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut (if desired)
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp natural sweetener, to taste
  • Handful of sugar-free or regular chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350F and line an 8×8 pan with parchment paper
  • Mix all ingredients in a food processor or a high powered blender until smooth
  • Pour batter into pan and spread evenly
  • Top with chocolate chips. Tip: Lightly press chocolate chips into the batter so they stick
  • Bake 15-20 minutes depending on your oven

Makes 16 medium size blondies. Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from @missk_j6 on instagram!


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