I love making my own quick and easy bars.. You know exactly what you're putting into it and they are perfect to take on-the-go!
These bars are great to eat pre or post workout or as a snack throughout your day to keep your energy levels up as it contains protein, healthy fats, carbohydrates and essential nutrients. They can even be made gluten-free using this protein by just using gluten-free oats.
Using Raw Sport plant-based Chocolate & Vanilla protein, it gives it amazing, natural flavour and contains essential BCAAs. Try using any of their wide range of flavours!
You can get yours here with a 20% discount by using the code "LAUREN20".
No-Bake Chocolate & Vanilla Protein Bars
(makes 12 medium size bars)
1 1/3 cups (138g) oats (use gluten-free to make this recipe GF)
15 medjool dates
2 tbsp hulled hemp seeds
2 tbsp flax meal
1 1/2 scoops (45g) Raw Sport chocolate & vanilla protein
2 tbsp desiccated coconut
1 tsp maca powder
2 tbsp almond butter
Good pinch pink himalayan salt
2 tbsp cacao nibs
2-4 squares (20g) dairy-free dark chocolate
Blend all ingredients together in a food processor or high power blender except for cacao nibs and dark chocolate.
When well blended add in the cacao nibs and stir through without blending.
Line a bread or small-medium baking tin with non-stick parchment paper and pour the mixture into it pressing down firmly so the mixture is tightly together.
Melt a few squares of dairy-free dark chocolate to drizzle over the top.
Freeze for at least two hours to set.
Cut into 12 bars and store in the freezer to keep bars firm or in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
Per 50g Bar:
Protein: 7g Fat: 5.9g Carbs: 24g Cals: 178
Watch how I make them here!