Bodybuilders and athletes usually scan the wrapper of their favorite protein bar to see what exactly is fueling their morning workout. You want to be everything natural, but you will often find a slew of funky ingredients, from super processed soy protein isolate to six different kinds of sugar. Many people buy them to fuel their needs. Instead, they can eat healthy homemade proteins bars.
There are a lot of different homemade bar recipes which will inspire you to head to the kitchen instead of reaching for that box of peanut butter–flavored junk. When you make your own protein bar, then this gives you the freedom to play around until you find absolutely perfect recipe to fit your needs. Also, this will save you money.
Healthy homemade protein bar recipes:
These protein bars are full of nutrients, which can help you in making a good physique. You should save the extra – oils and isolates for the lab and make the homemade protein bars in your own kitchen. Here are some of the best recipes for protein bars:
Raspberry chocolate protein bars:
This type of protein bar is rich in nutrients. From this protein bar, you will get 234 calories, 10.4 grams fat, 2.1 grams sat fat, 25.7 grams carbs, 3.8 grams fiber, 14.4 grams sugar, and 11.8 grams protein. It is sweet, chewy, and brimming with energy. It is a delicious solution to that pesky 3 p.m. slump. This is a very easy protein bar to make. It has the next six ingredients: ½ cup of raspberries, ¼ cup flaxseed, ¼ cup chocolate protein powder, 1 cup instant rolled oats, 1/3 cup blue agave or honey, and ½ cup peanut or almond butter. You should mix the peanut butter, agave, or honey in a small saucepan over low heat.
You should stir it until you get a consistent and smooth texture. Then, take off the heat and pour in oats, protein, and flaxseed. You should stir it until it is totally combined. Finally, fold in raspberry. Then, spread this mixture in a loaf pan and dress down so it is flat. You should put it in a freezer for up to one hour. After one hour, you should take out bars from the freezer and cut them into long bars. You should use parchment or wax paper to separate the bars and put them into a plastic airtight container in the refrigerator. You can store them in your fridge for up to a week.
Pucker up lemon coconut protein bars:
You will need 5 minutes for preparing and 30 minutes for cooking this recipe. The lemon coconut protein bars are a little bit magical and they have a unique blend of ingredients that may aid calorie burning and sensations of satiety.
Also, they can help you to have a good physique. From this type of protein bar, you will get 12 grams protein, 225 calories, 13 grams fat, 5 grams sat fat, 17 grams carbs, 7 grams fiber, and 7 grams sugar. This recipe is for 10 servings. You will need the next ingredients: 1 cup protein powder, ¾ cup almond meal, ½ cup coconut flour, ½ cup desiccated coconut, 3 large biodynamic, organic or free-range eggs, ¼ cup maple syrup, ½ cup freshly pressed lemon juice, 2 tablespoons chia seeds, ¼ cup coconut or dairy milk and zest from one lemon.
You should preheat the oven to 180C and line a 20×20 cm square cake tine and put it aside. You should mix the protein powder, almond meal, coconut flour, and desiccated coconut in a large bowl and whisk until it is well mixed and put aside. In another large bowl, you should beat eggs until pale and creamy. If you are using chia seeds, then skip this step. Then, add maple syrup, lemon juice and zest, and chia seeds and continue to beat until it is all well – mixed.
Then, turn the standard mixer to the lowest speed and mix them until they are well combined. The batter should have the texture of the cake batter. If it is too dry, then you can add dairy milk or coconut milk in one tablespoon and mix them until it is moist and thickened. You should pour this mixture into a baking dish and smooth it out with the back of a wooden spoon or spatula. You should bake it for thirty minutes and allow it to cool completely. Then, remove from the tin and cut once horizontally, and then cut each portion into six bars to make 12 bars total.
Healthy matcha green tea fudge protein bars:
This type of recipe is for 10 servings. From these proteins bars, you will get 130 calories, 15 grams protein, 1 gram sugar, 5 grams fat, 0.5 sat fat, 9 grams carbs, and 4 grams fiber. This is a unique, sophisticated, and sweet recipe. Also, it is packed with protein, healthy fats, complex carbs, and fiber, which are all needed for making a good physique.
For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients: 128 grams roasted almond butter, 1/3 teaspoon salt, 1 cup + 2 tablespoons unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 2 tablespoons matcha powder, 80 grams oat flour, 168 grams vanilla brown rice protein powder, ¾ teaspoons almond extract and 1½ teaspoon vanilla crème – flavored stevia extract. You should line an 8×8″ brownie pan with parchment paper and set it aside.
You should add all of the mentioned ingredients in an electric standard mixer bowl fitted with a beater attachment. You should mix it at low speed until everything is fully incorporated. You should scrape down the sides of the bowl and mix on medium speed for one last mix. You should get a thick and fudgy mixture. Then, put the mixture in the brownie pan and flatten it out. You should tightly cover the pan with plastic wrap and put in the refrigerator all night. Then, lift the mixture out of the pan and slice it into 12 bars. You can store these proteins bars in the refrigerator for one week.
Easy homemade protein bars
This is an easy homemade protein bar that tastes just like a cinnamon roll. You will need about 45 minutes to make it. From these protein bars, you will get iron 1 mg, calcium 81 mg, sugar 10 grams, fiber 3 grams, potassium 174 mg, sodium 12 mg, cholesterol 8 mg, saturated fat 4 grams, fat 13 grams, protein 7 grams, carbohydrates 20 grams and 212 kcal calories.
You will need the next ingredients: 1 scoop vanilla protein powder, sea salt for sprinkling, 1 tablespoon water (if needed), ½ teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ¼ cup honey, ½ cup natural almond butter, 2 tablespoons coconut oil, and 1 cup rolled oats. You should combine the rolled oats, cinnamon, and protein powder in a 7 cup food processor fitted with a steel blade. Blend this mixture until the oats are powdery and blended. You should melt the coconut oil in microwave-safe oil and then, pour it into the food processor.
Then, add the almond butter, honey, and vanilla extract and process it until it clumps and forms a ball in the fist of your hand. If the mixture feels dry, then add one tablespoon of water and process again. You should line with a loaf pan with parchment paper. You should scoop the protein bar mixture into the pan and press it firmly with a spatula. Then, sprinkle with flaky sea salt. Put in the fridge for 30 minutes before slicing into bars. You should keep bars in the fridge as they become soft at room temperature.
No-bake apple pie protein bars:
This recipe is for 10 servings and you will get 239 calories, 10 grams protein, 7 grams fat, 9 grams sugar, 2 grams sat fat, 6 grams fiber, and 36 grams carbs. You will need just 10 minutes to make this delicious protein bar, which tastes like apple pie, but it is tastier. For this recipe, you will need the next ingredients:
1 tablespoon milk of choice, ½ cup unsweetened applesauce, 1 cup coconut flour, ½ cup almond flour, ½ cup kept maple syrup, ¼ cup almond butter, ½ cup protein powder of choice, 2 tablespoons granulated sweetener of choice, 1 teaspoon nutmeg, 1 teaspoon mixed spice, 1 tablespoon cinnamon and 2 tablespoons of granulated sweetener of choice. You should line a large baking dish with greased paper and set it aside. In a large bowl, mix the nutmeg, cinnamon, granulated sweetener, protein powder, flour, and mixed spice and mix them well.
In a microwave-safe bowl, you should mix the nut butter and liquid sweetener and heat until melted. Then, put the wet mixture into the dry and mix well. Then, add the unsweetened applesauce and mix it until it is combined. The batter should be crumbly. You should use a spoon to add the milk of your choice, one spoonful at a time until you get a thick and firm batter. Then, transfer it to a lined baking dish and press it firmly. You should refrigerate it for 30 minutes. You should store it in the fridge and they will stay fresh for up to 2 weeks.