December 10th, 2018
high protein recipe lemon poppyseed cake

High Protein Recipe: Lemon Poppyseed Cake Bars

If you follow IIFYM or any other strict nutrition plan, it can be challenging to tame your sweet tooth. The good news is you can have your cake and eat it too!

Here is a delicious high protein recipe for lemon poppyseed cake bars! These bars have an amazing cake-y consistency and are the perfect macro-friendly treat!

Macros per cake square (1/16): only 40 calories 4g carbs(1g fiber) 1g fat 5g protein
Lemon poppyseed cake 3


Dry ingredients

Wet ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 6 tbs unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2 servings of liquid egg whites or 2 regular egg whites
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tbs of poppyseed


  1. Mix dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl
  2. Mix in wet ingredients
  3. Combine all ingredients together well and pour into a baking pan
  4. Bake at 350F( I baked mine for about 20 min but I have a conventional oven so time may vary for different ovens) I suggest just watching it
  5. Enjoy!

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Susana Rico

Susana Rico, also known as @fitsussie, who has lost over 100lbs simply with hard work. No diet pills, no diet shakes, no surgeries. It all started when Susana was told she was diabetic at the age of 20 (now 23years old). That same day she decided to change her life and was determined to get healthy & reverse diabetes. She started being more active and the weight started to come off. A few months later Susana went for a check up and was told she no longer needed medication because she was naturally controlling her sugar levels. She had also fallen in love with the fit lifestyle. She went through though extremes in her fitness journey, such as eating and fearing food because of the lure of fast results. She started to discover an obsession and her body suffered from an eating disorder. She has now found a balance and a great relationship with food. Consequently, she has been able to maintain her weight and health. Susana loves baking healthy, easy recipes that are high in protein and delicious. She loves recreating popular dishes into healthier versions. Everything is ok in moderation!

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