5 Do-It-Yourself Protein Bar Recipes

We know that store-bought protein bars are high in fat, sugar, and artificial ingredients. Besides being high in calories, fat, and sugar, they can also be pretty expensive!

Making your own protein bars will help you to save money and stay healthy. Here you can find 5 do- it-yourself protein bar recipes that are all easy to make and healthy!

1. Vanilla protein bars

This sinfully delicious vanilla protein bar is a much healthier alternative to store-bought protein t bars.

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Ingredients:

– ½ cup almonds
– ½ cup walnuts
– 0/5 cup Greek yogurt, vanilla
– 1 tsp. vanilla extract
– 1 cup raw oats
– 1/3 cup raisins
– 1/3 cup sunflower seeds
– 1/3 cup chia seeds
– 1/ cup almond butter
– 1/2 cup vanilla whey protein powder

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 350F. Spray a medium baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In a bowl, combine all ingredients with your hands and transfer them to your baking dish. Bake your protein bars for about 15-25 min. Set aside and let them cool. Done!

2. Cinnamon protein bars

Cinnamon protein bars are high in protein and fiber. They make a perfect healthy snack.

Ingredients:

– 1/2 cup chocolate whey protein powder
– 4 tsp. cinnamon
– 1/3 cup almonds
– 1/3 cup walnuts
– 1 tbsp. avocado oil
– 1/3 cup dark chocolate
– 1/3 cup chia seeds
– 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk

Instructions:

Toast seeds, almonds and walnuts on a low heat (3-5 min.). Mix in remaining ingredients and mix until well incorporated. Line a baking pan with aluminum foil and add your mixture. Press it down firmly with a spoon and refrigerate for 4-5 hours, and cut into protein bar shapes. Enjoy!

3. Apricot protein bars

This colorful apricot protein bar recipe is loaded with dried fruits and nuts.

Ingredients:

– 2 cups dried apricots
– 1/3 cup almond butter
– 1/3 cup raisins
– 2 tbsp. avocado oil
– 2 tbsp. flax seeds
– 1/3 cup whey protein powder
– 3 egg whites

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 375 F. In a bowl, mix all ingredients (for 2-3 minutes). Line a baking pan with preachment paper. Bake for 10-20 min., or until crispy. Slice into desired shapes. Bon appetit!

4. Gluten-free protein bars

These easy to make protein bars are gluten-free. They are also packed with nutrients.

Ingredients:

– 2 cups oats, gluten-free
– 1/3 cup coconut flour
– 2 tbsp. chia seeds
– 4 tbsp. whey protein powder
– 3 tbsp. peanut butter, natural
– 2 tbsp. olive oil

Instructions:

Line a medium pan with aluminum foil. In a bowl mix all dry ingredients. In another bowl, mix all wet ingredients together. In another bowl mix all ingredients together, and place in your fridge for 3 hours. Cut your mixture into bars. Bon appetit!

5. Coconut protein bars

This yummy protein bar has no artificial colors or flavors. You can store them in airtight container fridge up to two weeks.

Ingredients:

– 1 cup rolled oats, gluten-free
– 1/2 cup vanilla protein powder
– 1 cup coconut flour
– 2 tbsp. olive oil
– 4 tbsp. almond milk, unsweetened
– 1/4 cup brown rice syrup

Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 375 F. Spray a medium baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Gently stir together all dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, combine all wet ingredients. In another bowl mix all ingredients together. Transfer mixture in a baking dish. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Cut into 8 pieces with a sharp knife.

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