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Chocolate Whey Protein Oaty Bars

Protein power up!

Chocolate Whey Protein Oaty Bars

The combination of protein and carbs makes this the ideal post-workout on-the-go snack!

Ingredients:

  • 250g coconut oil
  • 50g honey or D-Lite suitable for slimmers or diabetics
  • 180g desiccated coconut
  • 400g rolled oats
  • 120g Chocolate Whey Protein (any flavour will work)
  • Xylitol or Stevia liquid (optional)
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 100g dried fruit mix and/or cashew nuts (optional)
  • 1 ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda dissolved in 60ml milk or soya milk

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C.
  2. Spray a rectangular 23x33cm pan with original Spray-n-Cook.
  3. Place coconut oil and honey in a pot and melt together on low heat for about 2 minutes.
  4. Add coconut, oats, Whey Protein, Xylitol, cinnamon, salt and dried fruit.
  5. Add the bicarb/milk mixture last.
  6. Mix all ingredients thoroughly on low heat for 1 minute.
  7. Press into baking pan.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  9. Cut into squares once cooled.

Makes ± 30 bars.

>> By Nicolette Brits

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