Are you too, addicted to the store bought nutty and chewy Protein bars .but cant enjoy them more often because of the hefty price tag and the limited quantity they offer ?
No Worries we have got you covered with the best Homemade chewy protein bars that you can make at your home ! Not only are these more healthy , more in quantity but also less expensive and not only give you the same great taste to your taste buds that you crave but also the very important and vital proteins , carbs and fibers that your body needs for Ketosis.
Since its a no bake which makes this recipe a Very easy DIY hack. So don’t rely on store bought snacks and make your own healthy protein bars which can be used as breakfast , snack or as post work out meal.
And the pros of making it at home are the different types of toppings you can use according to your mood or need. The recipe goes with toppings of cranberry , coco chip , coconut and the main ingredient obviously being the Oats .
Also if you are a gym Freak you can add Whey Protein powder to match your needs of protein intake.
- 1 3/4 cups Oats (ground)
- 1/2 cup peanut / almond butter
- 1/3 cup almond milk
- 3 tbsp Powdered Erythritol
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- 2 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
- 2 tbsp whey protein powder
- 1 tbsp flax and chia seeds
- 1 tbsp dried unsweetened cranberry
- 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
Line a 5 x 7 inch baking dish with parchment paper with over hang for easier removal. Set aside
In a small bowl , dissolve powdered erythritol in almond milk
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients in the order of ingredients listed and mix until it starts to come together like a soft dough.
Transfer this mixture into the prepared pan and press down firmly and flatten with a spatula until its compact. At this point, you could sprinkle your choice of toppings such as nuts and seeds, raw chocolate chips, coconut etc.
Refrigerate for 10 mins until firm.
Cut into bars and serve.
*You can substitute your choice of protein powder in the exact proportions.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 206 Total Fat: 12g Saturated Fat: 5g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 1mg Sodium: 50mg Carbohydrates: 7g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 1g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 9g