Easy to Make Banana Chocolate Protein Bars
Save money by making your own batch of delicious protein bars at home. This no bake recipe uses high quality protein powder with banana and coconut flour for a delicious flavor combination that will power you through the day. Store them in the freezer and take them out to defrost a few minutes before eating.
- 2 cup vanilla protein powder
- 1/2 cup coconut flour
- 4 mashed bananas
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 1/2 cup water (and more if needed)
- 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 Tablespoons mini chocolate chips
- 2 oz dark chocolate (70% cocoa or higher)
- 2 teaspoon coconut oil
In a medium bowl combine the protein powder and coconut flour.
In another medium bowl mash the bananas. Add the coconut milk, water and vanilla, mixing until smooth.
Add the dry ingredients and mix until fully combined. If the batter is dry then add a few more drops of water. Mix in the chocolate chips.
Line a freezer-safe plate with wax paper. Form the dough into 10 bars. Place on the wax paper and put in the freezer for 20 minutes.
In a double boiler over medium-low heat (make your own by placing a small saucepan directly in a skillet that has few Tablespoons of water) melt the dark chocolate and coconut oil.
Remove the bars from the freezer and drizzle or dip in the melted dark chocolate. Return to the freezer for 10 minutes until the chocolate has hardened.
Nutritional Analysis: One bar equals: 183 calories, 6g fat, 11g carbohydrate, 99mg sodium, 5g fiber, and 18g protein