Customizable Fitness Bars

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Customizable Fitness Bars

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Recipe Data

16
Servings
15min
Prep
1hr15min
Total

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    Description

    Use these ingredients and quantities to make customizable fitness bars perfect for post-workout recovery. Or, check out our top 7 favorite protein bar recipes. 

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    Ingredients
    Serves 16
    QuantityIngredientAdd
    Grains (2 cups)
    Hy-Vee old fashioned oats
    Hy-Vee quick-cooking oats
    Crisp brown rice cereal
    Sprouted brown rice cacao cereal
    Granola
    Protein Powder (1 cup)
    Performance Inspired vanilla bean whey protein powder
    Vanilla plant-based protein powder
    Non-fat dry milk powder
    Nut Butter (1 cup)
    Hy-Vee no-stir peanut butter
    Hy-Vee no-stir almond butter
    Cashew butter
    Sunflower nut butter
    Tahini
    Nuts/ Chips (1 cup)
    Hy-Vee chopped walnuts
    Hy-Vee chopped pecans
    Almonds, chopped
    Unsalted shelled pistachios, chopped
    Hy-Vee dark chocolate chips
    Hy-Vee vanilla baking chips
    Carob baking chips
    Dried Fruit (1 cup)
    Hy-Vee raisins
    Hy-Vee dried cherries, chopped
    Hy-Vee dried cranberries
    Dried goji berries
    Hy-Vee dried blueberries
    Hy-Vee dried mango, chopped
    Hy-Vee dried papaya, chopped
    Hy-Vee dried pineapple, chopped
    Freeze-dried raspberries
    Liquid Sweetener (3/4 cup)
    Hy-Vee honey
    Agave nectar
    Hy-Vee 100% pure maple syrup
    Hy-Vee HealthMarket coconut water
    Seeds (1/4 cup)
    Ground flaxseed
    Sesame seeds
    Quinoa, dry
    Pepitas
    Hemp hearts
    Hy-Vee HealthMarket chia seeds
    Superfood Powder (1 tablespoon)
    Matcha powder
    Acai powder
    Goji powder

    Things To Grab

    • 8x8x2-inch baking pan
    • Parchment paper
    • Large mixing bowl
    • Electric mixer

    Directions

    1. Line a 8x8x2-inch baking pan with parchment paper, extending the paper over the edges of pan; set aside.

    2. Place desired ingredients (2 c. grains; 1 c. protein powder; 1 c. nut butter; 1 c. nuts or chips; 1 c. dried fruit, 3/4 c. liquid sweetener; 1/4 c. seeds; 1 tbsp. superfood powder) in a large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on medium until well combined.

    3. Press mixture into prepared pan. Chill 1 hour or until firm. Lift uncut bars out of pan and cut into 16 pieces.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    250 Calories per serving
    1 bar (nutrition will change based on selected ingredients)

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 14g
    • Cholesterol: 10mg
    • Sodium: 20mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 23g
    • Protein: 10g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 6%
    0%
    Calcium 8%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 6%

    Recipe Source:

    Balance January 2019