|Protein Energy Bars|
|By Ellen Roche from Nutri Vive Nutrition Clinic|
|Good source of healthy fats, protein and steady releasing carbs.|
|Oats raw (2 1/2 cups)||180|
|Honey (2 tbspn)||113|
|Rapeseed oil tbspn||30|
|Dates chopped finely (5 dates) optional||40|
|Almonds ground or chopped (half cup)||50|
|Linseeds / flaxseeds (2 tbspn)||30|
|Vanilla extract (1 tspn)||5|
|Cinnamon ground (1 tspn)||2.3|
|Cocoa Powder (2 desert sp)||20|
|100% whey protein powder||50|
|Egg (1 medium size)||50|
|Calories per 50g bar||194||%|
Preheat oven to 180 degrees and grease an oven dish aprox 8 x 8″, 1 1/2 inches deep.
In a large bowl or saucepan melt the honey and coconut oil gently (on hob or microwave)
then leave to cool for a few minutes.
Chop the dates into small pieces and place in a separate bowl. Then add the nuts,
seeds, cinnamon, whey protein powder, coconut flour and oats.
Take the cooled honey and oil mixture and add the vanilla extract and egg and
whisk together to combine.
Add in all of the oat mixture and stir well.
Spoon into the oven dish and press down well with the back of a spoon.
Bake in oven for 25 mins then leave to cook for 10 minutes before cutting
Makes 12 x 50g bars.
Thanks to Nics Nutrition UK who provided the origional recipe,
which I have experimented with and adapted further.