PUMPKIN CHIP PROTEIN BREAD (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE)

September 24, 2022

PUMPKIN CHIP PROTEIN BREAD (GLUTEN FREE, DAIRY FREE)

This Pumpkin Chip Protein Bread has a rich, tender texture full of pumpkin spice and chocolate chips (no dry protein bread here). The kids and I can't get enough! Best of all, it's gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and easily made egg-free and vegan. This bread has become a fall tradition in our home and once you try it, you'll know why ;)

You might also like my vegan Fruit & Nut Protein Bread!

Did you know? Just one cup of canned pumpkin contains 200% of your daily vitamin A requirement! (source) Vitamin A helps your body fight infections, fortifies your intestinal lining, and is important for eyesight.

Pumpkin Chip Protein Bread Gluten Free Dairy Free

Protein recommendation

The base of this protein bread combines baking flour with a pea isolate isolate protein powder. I used LIV Body Lean Vegan Protein in Pumpkin Pie flavor for this bread! LIV Body has zero artificial ingredients and includes added organic superfoods and probiotics. It tastes great too! You can use my code “NOEXCUSES” for 20% off all LIV Body products on their website: https://livbody.com/collections/all

Soy and pumpkin protein should also work in this loaf. If subbing whey or casein, use more pumpkin in place of the half cup of water called for in this recipe. If you don't add protein powder, use an additional 80 grams (two-thirds cup) of flour.

Pumpkin Chip Protein Bread Gluten Free Dairy Free

Flour recommendations

I use my favorite gluten-free baking flour for the perfect texture! This can be swapped for an equal measure of all-purpose flour, brown rice flour, cake flour, cassava flour (Paleo), oat flour (oats blended into flour), sorghum flour, spelt flour, or whole wheat pastry flour. You can also substitute up to half cup of the baking flour for one quarter cup of coconut flour to lower the carbs. Note: this will yield denser loaf that's not as soft or fluffy.

Pumpkin Chip Protein Bread

Sweetener recommendations

To sweeten this Pumpkin Chip Protein Bread, I used a monk fruit brown sugar alternative. I am all about that molasses flavor! Feel free to use any brown sugar alternative, like Lakanto Golden, Sukrin Gold, Swerve Brown, or Truvia Sweet Complete Brown. You can also use the same amount of baking stevia, granulated erythritol, granulated monk fruit, or a granulated sugar like coconut sugar. If using stevia extract or drops, please refer to the brand-specific conversion chart!

Pumpkin Chip Protein Bread Gluten Free Dairy Free

Other substitutions

I used 100% pure canned pumpkin to moisten this protein bread. You could probably substitute banana or sweet potato with a little more water if you really don't like pumpkin. I also added some avocado oil for a richer flavor and mouthfeel, but you can omit it or substitute another oil, vegan butter or unsalted butter.

This recipe calls for two whole eggs, but you can substitute one half cup egg whites. If you don't do eggs, try four tablespoons of ground flaxseed mixed with one-quarter cup warm water, or an equivalent amount of vegan egg replacer.

Pumpkin Chip Protein Bread Gluten Free Dairy Free

The individual spices can also be swapped for two to three teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice!

Lastly, you can also swap the mini chocolate chips for white chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, or even nuts or dried fruit.

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