Coconut Energy Bars in 5 minutes
With 14g of protein per bar, these homemade protein bars are an excellent energy bar, great as a snack and pick me up for a long day ahead, Great to grab in the morning on your way out the door to school or work, for those trying to loose weight a great meal replacement, that is low in calorie but has everything their body needs to keep them going, Great for before and after workouts at the gym (my husbands best use of them) Instead of buying them, make your own and experiment with the flavors to get a variety of tastes that you will love in merely 5 minutes.
Coconut Protein Bar
Servings: 9 Servings (9 Bars)
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Source: Elise Jackson
1/2 cup coconut
1/2 cup milk (Regular milk, Soy, Coconut or Almond)
2/3 cups peanut butter
3 cups oatmeal
In a blender mix together coconut and oatmeal. Blend well until powder like, set aside.
Using a large bowl and a wire whisk, mix together the milk and honey. Once combined add in peanut butter and mix well, then lastly add in your oatmeal, coconut powder. Use a wooden spoon and mix well until it becomes moldable. consistency of a dough.
Line a small pan with either a cookie sheet or plastic wrap and spread in a thick layer. Refrigerate for about 3 hours, then cut into 6 bars and enjoy. This can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 months. Excellent source of quick protein on the go or just as a light and healthy snack.
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