Making homemade protein bars is the best way to keep your body bulky without hurting your budget. Aside from saving money, you can also control the nutritional contents of your workout snacks.
Are you ready to make your own protein bars? Here are 10 easy-to-follow recipes you can make yourself to sustain your body muscles.
10. Oxymoron Chubby Hubby Bars
Ingredients: Natural peanut butter, unsweetened almond milk, calorie-free sweetener, salt, stevia extract, oat flour, vanilla, brown rice, protein powder, chopped pretzels, and mini dark chocolate chips.
Cooking instructions: Mix the peanut butter, sweetener, almond milk, stevia extract, and salt in a bowl while protein powder and oatmeal on another. Combine the 2 mixtures together. Add chocolate chips and chopped pretzels. Finally, lay it on a pan and refrigerate overnight.
9. Blueberry Bliss Bars
Ingredients: Rolled oats, whole almonds, dried blueberries, pistachios, ground flaxseed, walnuts, pepitas, sunflower seeds, honey, unsweetened apple sauce, and almond butter.
Cooking instructions: Combine all ingredients except for butter, apple sauce, and honey. Add honey and apple sauce then mix it before adding the almond butter. Once done, transfer it on a pan for refrigeration.
8. Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars
Ingredients: Soy crisps, soy protein powder, powdered peanut butter, water, agave, chopped peanuts, chopped pretzels, and peanut butter chips.
Cooking instructions: Process the soy crisps first with the use of blender before mixing it with soy protein powder. Add agave, water, and powdered peanut butter then cook it on medium heat until boil. Put all remaining ingredients before pouring it on a pan for refrigeration.
7. Strawberry Bars
Ingredients: Freeze-dried strawberries, unsweetened shredded coconut, whey protein powder, vanilla, almond milk, and dark chocolate.
Cooking instructions: Process the strawberries and then add the whey powder, vanilla, and coconut before mixing it with almond milk. Pour it on a pan and refrigerate it until solid. Cut it into bars and cover it with melted dark chocolate.
6. German Chocolate Bars
Ingredients: Oat flour, soy protein powder, cocoa powder, pitted dates, pecans, shredded unsweetened coconut, brown rice syrup, vanilla, and salt.
Cooking instructions: Mix the ingredients except for brown syrup, vanilla, and dates. Once done, add the remaining ingredients. Lay it on a pan before storing your homemade protein bars in the fridge for 5 days.
5. Ginger Vanilla Crunch Bars
Ingredients: Butter, maple syrup, coconut milk, vanilla protein powder, protein cereal, oats, chopped almonds, sunflower seeds, finely chopped ginger, and shredded coconut.
Cooking instructions: Melt the butter on medium heat and then add the maple syrup, coconut milk, and protein powder. In a separate bowl, crush the protein cereals into smaller pieces before adding oats, sunflower seeds, almonds, and ginger shreds. Combine both mixtures in a single bowl and transfer it to a pan for refrigeration.
4. Quick ‘N Easy No-Bake Bars
Ingredients: Oat flour, whey protein powder, rice crisp cereals, salt, almond butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract, mini dark chocolates, and coconut oil.
Cooking instructions: Combine the flour, rice crisp, protein powder, and salt in a bowl before adding almond butter, vanilla, and maple syrup. Place it on a pan and store it in the fridge. Once solid, cut it into bars and cover it with melted dark chocolate.
3. Fudge Brownie Chocolate Bars
Ingredients: Black beans, cocoa powder, chocolate protein powder, salt, honey, stevia, coconut oil, vanilla extract, baking powder, and chocolate chips.
Cooking instructions: Preheat your oven to 350° F while processing all ingredients in a blender except for chocolate chips. Add the chocolate chips and stir it well before pouring on the pan for 16-minute baking. Once done, store the fudge brownies in the fridge overnight.
2. No-Bake Almond Fudge Bars
Ingredients: Oat flour, quick oats, vanilla protein powder, crispy rice cereal, almond butter, honey, vanilla extract, and chocolate chips.
Cooking instructions: Mix the quick oats, flour, rice cereal, and protein powder in a bowl and set it aside. Melt the almond butter over medium heat and add the honey. Mix it with the dry ingredients in the bowl and transfer it on a pan. Store it in the fridge and once solid, cut it into bars and drizzle the melted chocolate chip on top.
1. “The Best” Homemade Bars
Ingredients: Chocolate protein powder, oatmeal, natural peanut butter, honey, milk, and crushed peanuts.
Cooking instructions: Mix everything except for crushed peanuts. Form the mixture into bars and roll them on crushed peanuts before storing in the fridge for an hour.
You can create your own oat flour by processing regular oats in the blender. You can increase the amount of stevia extracts as well, instead of adding sweeteners for taste. Follow these recipes and you will always have delicious workout snacks with you.
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