2 cups almonds (roasted and mildly salted )
2/3 cup puffed rice cereal
1/2 cup Coconut flakes
2/3 cup dried cranberries
2 tbsp Honey
1/3 brown rice syrup
1 tsp Vanilla extract
There is nothing like a good protein bar to fuel you up before or after a long workout or a school game. It is a healthy grab-and-go snack for a picnic or a weekend outing. Although almost all stores these days carry one kind of protein bar or the other, they come with a price, literally! Not only are they expensive, they also contain artificial ingredients and too much sugar that do more harm than good.
Home-made protein bars do not take much time and you have control over what’s in them.
Below is the recipe for a popular fruit and nut bar. It contains nutritious almonds and delicious cranberries with a touch of sweetness from honey and syrup to hold it all together. These protein bars are wholesome enough to serve as breakfast and get you through till the next meal.
And the best part is, they are protein packed and healthy but taste like dessert!
- Protein bars are convenient and healthy protein supplements. Protein is an essential nutrient for the body that supports all structures. It helps in building tissues and muscles. It also helps build immunity and gives continued energy.
- Protein bars can be an ideal meal replacement for the high-protein diets and weight loss programs.
- Eating protein bars between meals helps reduce overeating and eating junk food.
- Protein bars offer instant and steady energy after workouts.
How to Make Almond Cranberry Protein Bar
There are two types of protein bars- those that need to be eaten after a workout and those that are designed to be a snack. The snack bars are lower in calories than the after-exercise bars.