Yes! Homemade low cal/carb high protein protein bars! RECIPE

on 3/28/12 12:51 am - Chula Vista, CA
VSG on 02/06/12

 Yipee! I found it, I found it, I found a great low-carb high-protein low-cal protein bar recipe. I made these bars two days ago and they were a hit with everyone I shared with. AND as a bonus, I get to use my not-so-tasty vanilla whey protein powder I've had sitting there for weeks because I didnt like it. Yes, you CAN cook with protein powder - pretty neat, right?!

These bars are moist and delicious and are YUM with a cup of decaf. It's not a meal, but a snack, since they are aprox 64 cals each but ofcourse eat responsibly (because they are hard to resist).

The only thing I added to this recipe was ground flax for the added benefit and I used Splenda instead of Stevia because it was what I had. I will be using this as a basis for many protein bar variations to come! -apple-cinnamon-protein-bars.html

If you have any protein bar recipes to share with me, please do so!

on 3/28/12 12:56 am
VSG on 06/07/12
Thanks for sharing! They sound good--like the flax idea...


on 3/28/12 1:56 am - CA
Thank you, I printed the recipe and plan on making them!
on 3/28/12 2:09 am - Albuquerque, NM
VSG on 04/24/12
Thanks!!! This looks so yummy and I love almond flour!

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on 3/28/12 2:12 am
VSG on 03/12/12
I have to try this! You make it sound so good.
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on 3/28/12 2:47 am
VSG on 11/10/11 with
These sound yummy Thanks!
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on 4/11/12 7:39 am - Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis
thanks darlin! Not alot surprises me on this board after 2 years but this looks scrumptious and i too need to use up some vanilla whey powder!

gonna head to trader joes to scoop me up some almond meal..and an apple.

thanx again
on 4/11/12 8:28 am
 Nice!  A more cost effective way to do protein bars.  Looking forward to making these over the weekend!

I don't have vanilla protein powder, but lots of natural.  Can I just add in some vanilla extract?

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on 4/11/12 9:02 am - Chula Vista, CA
VSG on 02/06/12
Yes, that won't make a difference. The recipe calls for vanilla extract already, but maybe adding a little more would be fine.

I made a lemon/poppy seed version of this one, ommitting the apple, vanilla extract, nutmeg, cinnamon, and allspice and instead adding lemon rind, lemon extract, and 2 tablespoons of poppyseeds and it was to die for! Me best variation yet!

Have fun with it - I know I am :)