13 DIY Clean Eating Energy and Protein Bars

You'll never go back to store-bought bars!

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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

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

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

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

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

Chewy Superfood Hemp Protein Bars

Dried fruit and raw nuts add great texture to this superfood protein bar.

7. Chocolate Fig Energy Bites

Chocolate Fig Energy Bites

These healthy bites taste just like fudge brownies, without the added sugar!

8. “Friend” Energy Bars

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

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

Cranberry Pistachio Energy Bars

Fiber-filled and full of healthy ingredients, this energy bar is perfect on the go.

11. Homemade Energy Bars

Homemade Energy Bars With Natural IngredientsSprouted sunflower seeds add an extra crunch to these homemade energy bars.

12. Red Velvet Protein Bars

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

Peanut Butter Brownie Protein Bars

These bars are full of healthy fat and protein, without the added sugar.

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  1. Thank you so much for including my Chocolate Fig Energy Bites! This is such a great idea for a round-up. It's hard to find really healthy protein-packed snack options these days, and all of these flavors sound incredible!

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