Apple Oatmeal Chocolate Protein Bars

Apple Oatmeal Chocolate Protein Bars
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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." 

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6
Servings
360
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
29g
41%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
9g
38%
Cholesterol
53mg
18%
Carbohydrate, by difference
8g
6%
Protein
19g
41%
Vitamin A, RAE
9µg
1%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
80mg
8%
Choline, total
16mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
25µg
6%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
73mg
23%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
243mg
35%
Selenium, Se
10µg
18%
Sodium, Na
135mg
9%
Water
48g
2%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

Apple Shopping Tip

When buying apples, they should be firm, free of bruises, and heavy for their size.

Apple Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.