By Sarah Sarway
Have you ever scanned the wrapper of your favorite protein bar to see what, exactly, is fueling your morning workout? If you look past the buzzy terms like “natural,” you’ll often find a slew of funky ingredients, from (super processed) soy protein isolate to six different kinds of sugar. And yet even the most health-conscious people find themselves buying them on the reg out of sheer convenience. Enter healthy homemade protein bars.
We found nearly a dozen different homemade bar recipes that’ll inspire you to head to the kitchen instead of reaching for that box of peanut butter-flavored junk. Making your own gives you the freedom to play around until you find the absolute perfect recipe to fit your needs. Plus, you’ll save tons of money. Hello, dream vacation fund!
(By the way, we know more than a little something about this topic. Keri’s been making her own protein bars for years, and even turned her kitchen recipe into a packaged version back in the day. Stay tuned for that genius recipe, soon!)
Here, we share 10 squeaky clean, nutritious protein bars that are as versatile as they are delicious. Try a recipe as is, or get creative and switch it up until you find an approach that’s absolutely perfect—and good—for you.
10 Healthy Homemade Protein Bars
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