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Apple Oatmeal Chocolate Protein Bars

Eat these bars for dessert or breakfast
Oatmeal Chocolate Protein Bars

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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  • 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.