The healthiest protein bars in the world -- sugar free, low fat and all natural… no corn syrup or trans fats whatsoever. And the best part? They taste like candy bars!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 10 protein bars
Serving Size: 1 protein bar
Calories per serving: 130 calories (vs. 500 in original recipe)
Fat per serving: 4.5g (vs. 21g in original recipe)
♦130g (1/2 cup) Healthy Homemade Nutella
♦1 cup + 2 tbs Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk (or milk of choice)
♦1 tsp Vanilla-Flavored Stevia Extract
♦1/8 tsp Pink Himalayan Salt
♦189g (9 scoops) Chocolate Brown Rice Protein Powder (I used SunWarrior)
♦60g (1/2 cup) Oat Flour (can increase this to 2/3 for a firmer bar)
►Line an 8" brownie pan with parchment paper both ways.
►In a stand mixer bowl with beater attachment, add the nutella, milk, stevia and salt. Mix on low.
►In a small bowl, stir together the protein powder and oat flour.
►Slowly add the dry ingredients to the mixing stand mixer.
►Mix until mixture is even (it should look like cookie dough).
►Scrape down the sides of the bowl if necessary.
►Dump the mixture into the prepared pan and press/flatten.
►Cover and refrigerate overnight.
►Slice the next day and serve!
►Store covered in the fridge.
When I wanted to bring these protein bars with me to class I put them in a sandwich bag and froze them for a couple hours before leaving. This way they held their shape and didn't get smushed in my purse!
This recipe is: no bake, gluten free, vegan, sugar free, low fat, high fiber and high protein!