Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 2 hours (including freezing time)
Number of servings: 6 bars
Nutrition Value 1 serving
While there may be hundred of protein bars to choose from on supermarket shelves, have you ever looked at the ingredients?
From artificial emulsifiers and unsustainable palm oil to refined sugar and gelling agents, a lot of labels can end up looking like they’re in a foreign language so why not make your own protein bars?
This tasty, no-bake recipe uses just six ingredients and can suit a range of dietary requirements. What’s more, it can be made it just four easy steps!
Through your protein selection, this recipe can either be made with whey or made completely vegan by using pea protein. We believe that food tastes all the better for having made it yourself and knowing exactly what you are putting into your body. Give this recipe a go and we’re sure it’ll make it on to your list of favourite protein bars – I mean, who doesn’t love salted caramel flavour?!
Protein Bar Ingredients
1 scoop Whey Protein Classic Vanilla or Pea Protein Classic Vanilla*
10pcs pitted medjool date
pinch of salt
30ml coconut/almond milk
100g dark chocolate, melted
*if you use our vegan pea protein, add 50ml nut milk instead of 30ml
Protein Bar Method
- Add the dates, tahini, protein powder, nut milk and salt to a food processor and blend until combined.
- Press into a loaf tin. Freeze for 1-2 hours.
- Slice into six even pieces and dip into the melted chocolate ensuring each piece of bars is fully covered.
- Allow the chocolate to set. Enjoy!
TIP: You can freeze the leftovers; just ensure you take them out of the freezer 15-20 minutes before serving.
So, there you have it, the perfect recipe for a quick energy boost and to aid recovery post workout. Give it a go and be sure to let us know what you think! We’d love to see your creations, so share your photos with us with #ExploreSomethingNew.