Power Up with Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Updated: May 19

Chocolate protein and peanut butter go hand in hand. If you are looking for a snack you can grab & go, grab a peanut butter protein bar. With oatmeal, protein and nuts, it has all the necessary ingredients to keep you full and focused until your next meal.


*Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I use all of the products listed above and below and recommend them because they are companies that I have found helpful and trustworthy. Please let me know if you have any questions about anything listed below!


Ingredients:

1/2 cup of old fashioned oatmeal

1/2 cup of chopped pecans or other nut

1 scoop of Arbonnes soluble fiber

2 scoops of Arbonne's vegan chocolate protein powder

1/2 cup of peanut butter or other nut butter

1 tablespoon of coconut oil

1 tablespoon of agave


*Arbonne also sells a sample size pack of vegan chocolate protein so you can try before you commit to a large bag.


Note: I had to double the recipe plus a half of the recipe to fill my pan.


Supplies:

Microwave safe mixing bowl

Pan or Tray

Spoon to flatten mixture


Directions:

1. Melt the peanut butter, coconut oil and agave in a microwave safe mixing bowl


2. Mix the melted ingredients together


3. Add two scoops of Arbonne's chocolate protein powder and one scoop of Arbonne's chocolate protein to the mixture; mix together


4. Add 1/2 cups of oatmeal and 1/2 cup of chopped pecans to the mixture; mix together


5. Scoop into the tray or pan and flatten to your desired layer


6. Place your pan filled with the protein bars into the refrigerator to harden


7. Use a knife to cut the protein bars into your desired shape



Nutrition:


The serving size depends on many variables. The size of your pan, thickness and size of your bars are the biggest ones. My bars were cut into 20 even bars about an inch wide. The smaller your bars the less calories you consume in one sitting. However, the smaller the bar the less protein you are consuming.


Serving Size: 1 bar out of 20

Calories: 209

Total Fat: 15 g

Saturated Fat: 3.2 g

Unsaturated: 11.9

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Sodium: 60 mg

Carbohydrates: 14.2 g

Fiber: 4.7 g

Sugar: 4.0 g

Protein: 6.4 g


Note: If the tray was cut into ten bars then the amount of protein per bar would be 10 grams per bar and the calories would be 349 calories.


*Disclosure: Some of the links above are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I use all of the products listed above and recommend them because they are companies that I have found helpful and trustworthy. Please let me know if you have any questions about anything listed above!


*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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