THIS-IS-IT! Are you looking for a healthy and handy high protein snack that can easily fit in your weight loss diet? Or a nutritious pre-workout snack? Guilt-free post workout bite? This recipe for protein bars is just perfect for us girls! It’s low in calories, low in carbs, low in sugar and high in protein, so you can daily allow yourself this treat!
We all know it: protein foods are essential for muscle building, fat-loss and workout recovery. There are plenty of protein bars on the market, however I wanted to come up with a 100% clean recipe. So no sugars added, or other unnecessary foods that will secretly speed up your calorie intake. Other benefits of this Foodie-ness recipe for homemade protein bars are that it’s easy to make, you can vary to taste and there’s no blender required!
Protein bars are the best solution for your protein intake on the go. This high protein snack is quick, portable and light on the stomach. So if you’re a busy bee, this is the answer on how to eat healthy in your crazy agenda. Click here for more tips to eat and move better when you’re always busy!
If you’re serious about burning fat and packing on more lean muscle mass, it’s time to tear into protein bars to help you reach your body goals! Please keep in mind that a protein bar is a great option to eat between your regular meals as a snack and you should not replace your meals with a bar. Keep your body supplied with proper nutrition 5-6 times a day and let this recipe for protein bars help you in between meals.
– 100 gr. oats
– 2 scoops Whey
– 10 dates – unpitted
– 50 gr. walnuts – crumbled
– 3 tbspn cacao nibs
– 60 gr. melted cocos oil
– 65 gr. peanut butter
– Honey to taste
– 1 tbspn raw cacao powder
– 1 tbspn honey
– 2 tbspn melted coconut oil
- Energy: 420 kcal
- Protein: 15,1 g
- Carbs: 29,7 g
- Fat: 29,2 g
- Fiber: 5,4 g
1. Soak the dates for 20 minutes in warm water.
2. Place the oats in a blender and pulse until oats are a flour consistency.
3. Use a bowl and add the oats flour consistency, Whey protein, crumbled walnuts, cacao nibs and dates. Now stir the ingredients well – don’t use a mixer.
4. Use a small pan to heat the cocos oil, honey and peanut butter until melted.
5. Pour the peanut butter mixture over the Whey-oats mixture and stir well.
6. Use your hands to press the mixture on a plate covered with greaseproof paper.
7. Now let it cool in your refrigerator for 1 hour before slicing into bars.
8. Almost ready! Finish your protein bars with a chocolate topping. Place (melted) coconut oil and honey in a bowl and mix them. Add the raw cacao powder and stir until the chocolate mixture is smooth. Drizzle the chocolate mixture over the protein bars with a fork.