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 Whey protein bar recipe

Protein bars are a quick and easy way to get protein throughout the day. There is no need to bring a stirrer, whey, or water. Protein bars can easily be carried in your bag and eaten on the go.
However, some protein bars have nutritional values that may not suit your goals, as they may be more or less sweet, fatty, or high-calorie.

That's why we show you some quick and easy recipes for protein bars that you can make at home by adding whey.

How to make protein bars with whey?

There's nothing better than making your own whey protein bars, so you know exactly what you're eating. It's actually very easy to prepare them yourself and save them for later use.

Chocolate or vanilla protein bar recipe

Chocolate is one of the most popular flavors. For this, you need vanilla or chocolate milk, peanut butter, honey or agave syrup, water, dark chocolate, and coconut flour. To make 4 protein bars you will need:

  • Put 200 g of rolled oats, 80 g of dark chocolate, 20 g of honey or agave syrup, 2 tablespoons of peanut butter, and about 60 g of buttermilk in a blender,
  • Blend everything with water to a paste-like consistency,
  • Give the protein bars the desired size and put them in the refrigerator to harden.

You can also use oatmeal if you are looking for an additional source of carbohydrates, or use pieces of fruit such as bananas or berries as a substitute for chocolate. It is recommended not to heat whey in the oven, for example, as the protein may change during cooking.

Vegan protein bar recipe

If you follow a vegan diet and have trouble finding vegan protein bars on the market, you can also make them yourself for your snacks! To make 4 vegan protein bars, you will need the following:

  • Mix 200 grams of oatmeal in a blender until it is ground into a powder, or take it directly,
  • Mix 2 tablespoons of peanut butter, 10 grams of maple or agave syrup, and water into a smooth but thick paste,
  • Fold the chocolate chips into the mixture,
  • Place a sheet of baking paper on the bottom of a baking sheet and place it in the freezer for about 30 minutes,
  • Cut into 4 or more protein bars of your choice!

Recipe for a gluten-free protein bar

It is quite possible to make gluten-free protein bars for people with gluten intolerance. You will need 4 gluten-free protein bars:

  • Put 200 g of gluten-free oat flakes in a blender until gluten-free oat flakes form,
  • Mix with about 60 g vanilla or chocolate buttermilk, 2 tablespoons peanut butter, for example, sultanas and nuts, and water until a smooth mixture,
  • Form the protein bars to the desired size on baking paper and place them in the freezer for about 30 minutes.

As you can see, the recipes for homemade protein bars with or without whey are easy to prepare and you can use the ingredients you prefer to make your favorite protein bars.

You can see also: Difference between whey and protein


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