Although this dessert can be eaten after your meal, it's also great to eat as a post-workout snack. Kristin Reisinger, a sports nutritionist and competitive figure athlete, reported in Fitness Magazine that "protein helps to repair muscle tissue and to replenish glycogen stores."
- 2 Cups rolled oats
- 1/2 Cup almond butter
- 1 Tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 Tablespoon ground flax seed
- 4 scoops About Time whey chocolate protein powder
- 1/2 Cup unsweetened applesauce, add more if mix is too dry
Line an 8 inch square baking dish with parchment paper.
Combine all ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Use clean hands to mix the ingredients until they are well blended.
Pour mixture into lined baking dish & smooth with the back of a spoon until even.
Place in freezer for 30 minutes. Remove from the freezer and cut into 6 bars.