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
324
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
16g
25%
Sugar
7g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Protein
19g
39%
Carbs
31g
10%
Vitamin A
0.2µg
N/A
Vitamin C
4mg
7%
Vitamin E
5mg
26%
Vitamin K
0.6µg
0.8%
Calcium
157mg
16%
Fiber
6g
25%
Folate (food)
85µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
85µg
21%
Iron
4mg
23%
Magnesium
191mg
48%
Monounsaturated
8g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
5%
Phosphorus
390mg
56%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
689mg
20%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
15.4%
Sodium
3mg
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
14.6%
Zinc
2mg
16%

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