Peanut Butter Protein Snack Bars

Pearnt Butter Protein Snack Bars with Nuts

Would you agree that runners need (or love to eat) snacks?  Most importantly, athletes need snacks that are as on-the-go as they are!  But guess what, you don’t need to be a runner or an athlete to enjoy these healthy snacks.

These portable bars combine protein and whole grains to fuel workouts!  Wrap one up – or two – tuck away in your gym bag and you’re good to go.

Peanut Butter Snack Bars to share

These protein bars travel well too!

But they also make a great afternoon snack for a quick pick me up with a glass of this Matcha tea on ice.  I’m really loving making my own snack bars lately.  These bars are seriously some of my favorites so far.  I am not sure which ones I like better.  These made with almond butter, or these with cashews, or the ones pictured here made with peanut butter.  Let me know you’re fave!

Peantu Butter Snack Bar

In fact, since I posted this pic. I have had more than a few requests for the recipe.  I certainly  can’t disappoint my readers!  THANKS friends for reading and requesting the recipe.  I love you guys!  Seriously makes my day.  Please comment below after you try these.  I think they’re super delicious but I’d much rather hear your opinion.  These are amazing pre and post-run snacks!  Or anytime snacks yet!

Pearnut Butter Snack Bar Time

Time for an afternoon snack!

PEANUT BUTTER PROTEIN SNACK BARS

Ingredients:

  • 3 1/4 cups Kashi Heart to Heart to toasted oat cereal (or other Gluten Free O’s)
  • 2 1/4 cups old-fashioned gluten free oats
  • 1 cup crispy almonds
  • 1/2 cup crispy sunflower kernels
  • 1/4 cup grond flaxseed
  • 1/4 cup uncooked oat bran cereal
  • 1/4 cup wheat bran
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 3 tablespoons of seseame seeds
  • 2 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups of raw honey
  • 1/2 cup of Shaklee Life Protein, Vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 9 ingredients.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine peanut butter and honey.  Cook over medium heat until peanut butter is melted, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from the heat.  Stir in vanilla.  Pour over cereal mixture and add Shaklee Life Protein; mix well.
  4. Transfer to a greased 15-inch x 10-inch x 1-inch baking pan.  Gently press into pan,  Cool completely.  Cut into bars.  Store in an airtight container.

Pearnt Butter Protein Snack Bars with Nuts

I love everything about Life in general which is why staying healthy is important to me. Its fun to spread the word that you can have vibrant health by having a positive attitude, eating well, exercising and taking Shaklee food supplements. I truly believe this lifestyle has allowed me to continue to run marathons and I look forward to many more.

Please note: I reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive or off-topic.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *