Cheap, healthy, satiating and nutritious, try one of our 43 DIY Protein Bar Recipes, avoid store bought, and find your favourite one!
Article picture from: Wallflower Kitchen
1. Pistachio Raspberry Energy Bars (Vegan + Paleo)
These pistachio raspberry homemade energy bars taste like dessert but are the perfect quick healthy snack. They are super easy and quick to prepare with only 6 ingredients and 20 minutes of active preparation time. (Psst, there’s a video with step-by-step instructions, as well!)
From: The Loopy Whisk
2. Healthy No Bake Cinnamon Bun Protein Bars
These soft and chewy no bake cinnamon bun protein bars are healthy but you’d never guess! Just one bowl and less than 10 minutes is needed to whip up this delicious recipe- It’s naturally gluten free, refined sugar free, vegan, dairy free and comes with a tested paleo option!
From: The Big Man’s World
3. Raw Cranberry and Nut Energy Bars
Raw Cranberry and Nut Energy Bars are so useful to have stashed away whenever your energy levels need a quick boost. They take 15 minutes to mix together and are no bake, not to mention they are fresh and zesty tasting, so all the motivation you need to snack healthily.
From: From The Larder
4. Chai Spice Protein Breakfast Bars
Soft and chewy protein bars that are sure to keep you full all morning long! These Chai Spice Protein Breakfast Bars are a great grab-n-go breakfast or post workout option!
From: The Almond Eater
5. No-Bake Pumpkin Spice Protein Bars
You can whip up your own batch of Pumpkin Spice Protein Bars in just 15 minutes – with only one bowl and no baking!
From: The Real Food Dietitians
6. Pucker Up Lemon Coconut Protein Bars
Quick fact: These Lemon Coconut Protein Bars are actually a little little bit magical, no joke! Completely not on purpose, the combination of ingredients used for these zesty and protein-rich protein bars helped them to create their own ‘frosting’ layer during baking! How awesome is that?
7. Healthy Black Velvet DIY Protein Bars
These Black Velvet DIY Protein Bars are the perfect snack for when you’re wanting something sweet and chocolatey, but without the excess calories, fat, and refined sugar.
From: Desserts with Benefits
8. Coconut & Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bars
Peanut butter protein bars made with simple, healthy ingredients like oats, peanut butter, chia seed, coconut and protein powder. Drizzled with chocolate and a little sea salt. Truly the ultimate protein bar because you can easily make it your own!
From: Ambitious Kitchen
10. Low Carb Homemade Protein Bars
These homemade protein bars are no-bake, endlessly customizable energy bars. Just like Luna and Power bars, and made with your favorite protein powder. This recipe is not like those other fussy, confusing recipes out there!
11. Grain-Free, No-Bake Protein Bars – low carb, vegan, gluten free
This Protein Bar Recipe is one of our all time favorites. Skip the overpriced store bought bars, and make these healthy homemade protein bars instead–they’re special diet friendly too!
From: Whole New Mom
12. Healthy Funfetti Protein Bars
Healthy Funfetti cake batter protein bars made with cashew butter, oat flour and lots of other awesome healthy stuff. They’re paleo and gluten free so they’re perfect for everyone out there!
From: What Molly Made
13. Paleo Sunbutter Protein Bars
These Paleo Sunbutter Protein Bars are a copycat version of the Peanut Butter RXBar. They are no-bake, have only 5 real ingredients, and are so delicious! Whole30, gluten free, and dairy free!
From: Jay’s Baking Me Crazy
14. Key Lime Pie Energy Bars
Love Larabars? Then you’re going to love these 5-ingredient, No Bake Key Lime Pie Energy Bars!
From: The Real Food Dietitians
15. Banana & Blueberry Protein Bars
Bursting with plump blueberries and made with your favourite protein powder, fibre-rich flax meal, oatmeal and coconut flour, these bars have none of the junk of store bought bars and all of the benefits of a convenient on-the-go protein snack.
16. Vegan Vanilla Brownie Protein Bars
A chocolaty, refined sugar free, protein filled brownie bar that you can take with you to keep you fueled during a run or an intense weightlifting session.
17. Mango Coconut Almond Paleo Protein Bars
Paleo protein bars, made with mango, coconut, and almonds! These no bake protein bars are balanced with flavor and easy to digest. Made with natural sugars, healthy fats, and complete protein. Great for travel, pre/post workout fuel, breakfast, or healthy snacks.
From: Cotter Crunch
18. Vegan Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
Crispy, chewy, rich and delicious peanut butter, chocolate chips and rolled oats come together in one healthy bar. Perfect for breakfast or anytime you want an energizing snack.
19. Pumpkin Protein Squares
Healthy pumpkin protein squares that are easy to make and take on the go and to use for both pre or post workout snacks.
From: A Fit Philosophy
20. Soft and Chewy Protein Granola Bars
When you make these, they actually come out looking like they do in the picture, and not like that sorry excuse for meat, lettuce, and bread that they throw at you and try to pass off as a burger. But I digress.
From: Running With Spoons
21. No-Bake Cinnamon Apple Energy Bars
Incredibly delicious No-Bake Cinnamon Apple Energy Bars. A delicious mix of chewy & crispy & so quick & easy to make!
From: A Virtual Vegan
22. Almond Honey Protein Bars
An unbelievably easy homemade protein bar with only four ingredients! Chewy and loaded with almond butter and honey flavors – gluten free and dairy free!
From: Stress Baking
23. Vanilla Chip Protein Bars
Delicious homemade protein bars, with great macros! These Vanilla Chip Protein Bars will be your new go-to protein snack!
From: Andreas Protein Cakery
24. No Bake Birthday Cake Protein Bars
The texture of these bars are amazing. Soft, and easy to eat. You’ll want to keep them in the fridge as they’ll get quite soft at room temperature.
From: Busy But Healthy
25. Cranberry Almond Protein Bars
These cranberry almond protein bars are full of protein-packed ingredients, easy to make, naturally-gluten free, and absolutely delicious!
From: Gimme Some Oven
26. Homemade DIY Chocolate Fudge Brownie Black Bean Protein Bars (Vegan)
A healthy, easy to make, homemade, vegan chocolate brownie black bean protein bar. Delicious – So good you’ll forget its good for you.
From: Crafty Cooking Mama
27. KIND Bar Copycat | Dark Chocolate, Nuts & Sea Salt
A copycat recipe that tastes authentically delicious and saves money. Gluten free with vegan version.
From: The Yummy Life
28. KIND Bar Copycat | Dark Chocolate Cherry Cashew
Homemade version of your favourite KIND Bars!
From: The Yummy Life
29. No-Bake Chocolate Protein Bars
A delicious way to get enough protein throughout the day.
From: Mom to Mom Nutrition
30. Coconut Protein Bar Recipe
This coconut protein bar recipe is so delicious, and it’s very easy to make. You just need 4 basic ingredients to put together this higher protein snack.
From: Real Food Real Deals
31. Peanut Butter Cereal Bars (Gluten Free & Vegan)
Peanut butter healthy cereal bars are great for on the go. Plus you’ll learn how peanut butter and honey create perfect chewy texture. Quick and healthy Peanut Butter Cereal Bars made with cereal, oats, peanut butter, honey, chia and flax seeds.
From: Plating Pixels
32. Mocha Brownie Protein Bars
Fudgy, brownie-like protein bars full of rich chocolate and coffee flavors. They’re perfect for a quick energy boost or curbing those dessert cravings!
From: Amy’s Healthy Baking
33. No-Bake Banana Nut Vegan Protein Bars
These taste like freshly baked banana bread without even having to turn on the oven. They are dense, soft, and naturally sweet without any added sugar.
From: Healthy Helper Blog
34. Five Ingredient No Bake Energy Bars
All you need to make these is raisins, sliced almonds, ground flax, chia seeds, and coconut oil… sounds easy right? Raisins, I think you are a little under appreciated… You may look like a forgotten, tiny, shriveled up grape, but this is your chance to shine!
From: Lovely Little Kitchen
35. 4-Ingredient Homemade Protein Bars
These homemade protein bars require just 4 ingredients and are made like the favorite Whole30 approved RXBAR using egg white protein, almonds, cashews and dates. Quick and easy, paleo and vegetarian!
From: Fit Mitten Kitchen
36. Healthy No Bake Banana Bread Protein Bars
These healthy no bake banana bread protein bars are soft, doughy and take less than 10 minutes to whip up! They are packed full of protein, fiber and without any added sugar, but you’d never tell! Suitable for those following a paleo, vegan and gluten free lifestyle!
From: The Big Man’s World
37. No-Bake Chocolate Chia Energy Energy Bars
They’re easy to make in a blender or food processor, high in antioxidants, have no added sugar and taste incredible! Meet your new favourite snack: rich, decadent chocolate flavour, perfect soft but firm texture and wholesome, real food ingredients like walnuts, coconut, dark chocolate and chia seeds.
From: Running on Real Food
38. No Bake Breakfast Bars
Oatmeal and nut butter based bars like these are an ideal, default breakfast for when you don’t have time to cook or need a quick pick me up with your coffee. Pre-make these in advance and you’ll have your breakfast ready for at least a couple of weeks ahead.
39. No-Bake Peanut Butter Cup Protein
All you need is 5 ingredients, one bowl and 25 minutes to make these No-Bake Peanut Butter Cup Protein Bars. They’re simple, delicious and packed-full of protein with 12 grams in each bar!
From: The Healthy Maven
40. No Bake Apple Pie Protein Bars (Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free)
Just ten minutes is needed to make these delicious no bake protein bars which taste like an apple pie dessert bar, but so much healthier! These bars are refined sugar-free, gluten free, vegan, dairy free and have a tested paleo option too! Much better than store bought and easy to make!
From: The Big Man’s World
41. Protein Breakfast Bars (Vegan + Paleo)
These bars are simply made up of a mixture of fruit, nuts & seeds, making them full of fibre, protein and nutritional goodness. Not to mention that they are naturally gluten-free, vegan & paleo-friendly.
From: Wallflower Kitchen
42. No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bars
If you’ve got 10 minutes, you’ve got enough time to make these rawsome awesome protein bars! All you need to do is soften some dates, stir in some peanut butter, dump it over the dry ingredients, and press into a pan. Easy to make, easy on the wallet.
From: Smart Nutrition
43. No-Bake Workout Bars
Fiber-rich complex carbohydrates, such as oats and raisins, are combined with protein-rich protein powder and peanut butter. Flax seeds and chia seeds add superfood power, while chocolate gives you a satisfying flavor.No Bake Workout Bars