Protein bars are an excellent snack or smaller meal, but many pre-packaged bars can be full of refined white sugar and other processed ingredients. Here are 13 DIY clean eating energy and protein bars for you to try at home!
1. Chewy Chia Coconut Almond Energy Bars
Shredded coconut and drizzled chocolate make this bar extra sweet, with no sugar added! Grab the recipe.
2. Quinoa Protein Bars
Quinoa and dark chocolate go perfectly together in this protein-packed bar!
3. Banana Oat Power Bars
Packed with healthy ingredients like unsweetened applesauce and bananas, this recipe is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters!
4. Carrot Cake Energy Squares
This entirely fruit-sweetened energy bar gives a nod to traditional carrot cake, with added protein! Try it here.
5. Coffee, Coconut, and Cherry Energy Bites
Filled with tart cherries and shredded coconut, these bites are great when you need an extra boost.
6. Chewy Superfood Hemp Protein Bars
Dried fruit and raw nuts add great texture to this superfood protein bar.
7. Chocolate Fig Energy Bites
These healthy bites taste just like fudge brownies, without the added sugar!
8. “Friend” Energy Bars
This homemade version of a “Kind” bar is full of protein and natural ingredients. Grab the recipe.
9. Quinoa, Fruit, and Nut Protein Bars
Made with only healthy whole ingredients, these soft cake-like bars are perfect for a mid-day snack!
10. Cranberry Pistachio Energy Bars
Fiber-filled and full of healthy ingredients, this energy bar is perfect on the go.
11. Homemade Energy Bars
Sprouted sunflower seeds add an extra crunch to these homemade energy bars.
12. Red Velvet Protein Bars
Vegan and full of protein, this twist on an old sweet favorite is a great snack option for those who love red velvet cake! Grab the recipe.
13. Peanut Butter Brownie Protein Bars
These bars are full of healthy fat and protein, without the added sugar.