No Bake Almond Protein Bars

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Makes: 12 bars

Needed: Glass baking dish 8×8″

Cane Sugar Free  Dairy Free   Egg Free   Gluten Free   Raw   Vegan  Vegetarian

I’m a snacker, I just need to have snacks, healthy ones and lots of them, preferably within reach. I try to make and stock up on healthy treats to avoid grabbing something that I’ll regret later. Or that I’ll notice when I try on my favorite pants…..this is one of those healthy treats.

 

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These super quick bars are packed with protein and nutrients to keep you going for a ages and are also really great as a pre or post work out snack. Kids love them too.

Just 5 basic ingredients!!!

Ingredients;

1 1/3 C. Gluten Free Oat Flour

1/4 C. Plant Based Protein Powder, Sweet Vanilla Bean

a pinch of Himalayan Salt

1/2 C. Almond Butter

1/4 C. Honey ,  Maple Syrup or Light Agave Nectar

Some Almonds for decorating.

 

TIP No.1 : add some Pumpkin Pie Spice, Cinnamon or Vanilla Extract to suit your mood.

 

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Method;

Put oat flour and protein powder with a pinch of salt together in a bowl and stir to mix. Add some spices like suggested above if you want, but it’s not necessary since they taste great without too. Add the almond butter and honey. Mix thoroughly with a wooden spoon. Add a drop of milk or water if it seems to dry.

Oil spray your baking dish first and then line with parchment paper, press the mixture very firmly in to the dish. Decorate with the Almonds if desired.

Place in the freezer for about an hour before cutting or overnight in the refrigerator.

Eat within 5 days.

TIP No.2: Dip them in very dark melted Chocolate (70% Cocoa) , if you want to be extra naughty.

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7 thoughts on “No Bake Almond Protein Bars

  1. Mack says:

    I was just telling DJ that I need to stop spending so much money on quest bars (my protein bar of choice). These looks amazing- I will have to make them in the next couple weeks during my “Cooking Spoon” week of food!!! I am going to plan my menu now!

    • The Cooking spoon says:

      Thank you Mack, they are so quick to make, all you need is the patience to let them set, hehe. And I use to spend a lot of money on protein bars too, such a waist when you have a quick alternative, right? Thank you for stopping by and your sweet comments. Have a great weekend.

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