Why buy expensive protein bars when you can make them yourself? These 20 homemade protein bar recipes are delicious, energy-boosting snacks.
Homemade protein bars are among my favorite snacks. I love sweet treats, especially when they’re healthy. Whether they’re shaped into rectangular bars or squares or little bite-sized goodies, homemade protein bars are a great snack that gives you energy.
According to the CDC, women need about 46 grams of protein per day and men need about 56 grams. Many people eat a lot more protein than they need. However, those of us who don’t eat a lot of meat should pay attention to our protein intake.
Homemade Protein Bars
If you’re looking for the perfect recipe for homemade protein bars, this list of 20 delicious versions should get you started. Most of them feature nuts as the source of protein with additional ingredients to add flavor. The possibilities are endless, so experiment with these recipes.
I love to use dates as the sweetener in my homemade protein bars. Honey or maple syrup can be used sparingly too. It’s best to use a good food processor or high-powered blender like a Blendtec to get the right texture for homemade protein bars.
Healthy Whatchamacallit Copycat Bars from Healthy Aperture Blog
Chocolate Protein Truffles from Texanerin Baking
No-Bake Peppermint Patty Bars from Oh She Glows
Raw Apple Gingerbread Squares from Whole Pure Recipes
Pumpkin Pie Energy Bars from Nutritionist in the Kitch
Healthy Cookie Dough Bars from Untrained Housewife
Raw Sunflower Honey Balls from Gazing In
Homemade Protein Bars from Healthy Green Kitchen
Coconut Cream Larabars from My Whole Food Life
Almond Coconut Kind Bar Copycat from The Yummy Life
Please share your favorite recipes for homemade protein bars in the comments.