Easy No-Bake Almond Butter Protein Bars

Easy No-Bake Almond Butter Protein Bars

These no-bake almond butter protein bars are the closest thing to a frozen Snickers bar, only they have zero refined sugar and tons of nutritious ingredients. They double as a healthy dessert or pre and post-workout snack.

WHY WE LOVE IT
    • Almonds are an excellent source of protein and contain fiber, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin E and riboflavin. Almonds also help lower LDL cholesterol, support strong bones and teeth and promote heart health.
      • Chia seeds are small, but mighty. These tiny seeds are packed with nutrients including: omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, iron, thiamin, phosphorus and calcium. 

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      • Cinnamon helps stabilize blood sugar and improves circulation.
      • Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and is a necessary building block for healthy hair, nails, skin and bones. Collagen peptides are a protein made up of short chain amino acids that help our bodies stay healthy.

      No-Bake Almond Butter Protein Bars

      Prep Time: 10 minutes, then freeze for 2 hours

      Servings: 8-10 bars

      Ingredients:
      • 1 cup creamy almond butter
      • 3 tbsp melted coconut oil
      • 1 tbsp maple syrup
      • 1/2 tsp vanilla
      • 1 scoop of collagen peptides (omit if vegan)
      • 1/2 tbsp cinnamon
      • 1 tbsp flax seeds
      • 1 tbsp chia seeds
      • 2 tbsp unsweetened coconut flakes
      • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
      Steps:
      1. In a large bowl whisk together the almond butter, coconut oil, maple syrup and vanilla.
      2. Add in the collagen, cinnamon, flax seeds, chia seeds, unsweetened coconut flakes and chopped almonds.
      3. Use a rubber spatula to fold in all of the ingredients.
      4. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper and pour the batter in.
      5. Freeze for 2 hours then cut into bars.
      6. Store in the freezer until you are ready to eat them.

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