These Vegan Protein Bars Are Delicious and Healthy, Perfect For A Snack For You Or Your Kid - Or a Great Post Workout Source Of Protein!
4 Scoops of The Foodstate Company Organic Pea Protein
100g Dry Oats
25g Crispy Rice Cereal
110g Organic Peanut Butter
1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
50g Dark Chocolate (non Dairy)
- Put Oats in a blender and blend until they turn into a powder
- Pour Oats in a bowl, along with the Crispy Rice Cereal and Pea Protein and mix together
- Mix the Honey and Peanut Butter together in a saucepan over medium heat
- Once mixed add the Vanilla Extract to the saucepan
- Prepare a 9x5 Tin and Line With Grease Proof Paper
- Pour the contents of the saucepan into the bowl containing Pea Protein, Rice Cereal & Powdered Oats and stir until fully mixed
- Pour into tin and press firmly
- Melt Dark Chocolate: We recommend putting chocolate in a bowl over boiling water as a method of melting - Alternatively it can be melted in a microwave however this is the more unhealthy option
- Drizzle chocolate over the protein bars and put in the fridge for 30 minutes
- Once chilled cut into bars of a size of your choice (will make roughly 6 bars)
Alternatively you can dip the Protein bars completely in the chocolate if you wish for a sweeter snack!
- It is the richest plant-based protein available and is wonderfully good for you.
- It is suitable for everyone including athletes, vegans and vegetarians and those wishing to diet. You can even bake with it!
- It is: Hypoallergenic
- High in BCAAs (Branched chained amino acids)
- Easily digested
- The richest plant-based Protein
- Easily mixed in Water
- Able to help you stay full for longer
- Low in carbohydrates
- 100% Vegan
- Oats are nutritious, and are a good source carbs and fiber, including the powerful fiber beta-glucan (1,2 &3), and contain more protein and fat than most grains.
- Whole oats are high in antioxidants and beneficial plant compounds called polyphenols. Most notable is a unique group of antioxidants called avenanthramides, which are almost solely found in oats.
- Oats Contain a Powerful Soluble Fiber Called Beta-Glucan
- They Can Lower Cholesterol Levels and Protect LDL Cholesterol From Damage
- Oats may help lower blood sugar levels, especially in people who are overweight or have type 2 diabetes, due to beta-glucan's ability to form a thick gel that delays emptying of the stomach and absorption of glucose into the blood
- It is filling so may help with weight loss and help you to stay full for longer
- They May Decrease the Risk of Childhood Asthma
Although it is not the healthiest food, dark chocolate does have some health benefits!
- Protection from Disease-Causing Free Radicals
- Potential Cancer Prevention
- They contains Flavanols, which have a very positive effect on heart health by helping lower blood pressure and improving blood flow to the heart as well as the brain
- Good for Overall Cholesterol Profile
- Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Aid
- Full of Antioxidants
- Most Dark Chocolates are Vegan so perfect for recipes such as these Protein Truffles!