Sometimes, you can’t stomach another post-workout shake. But you need a good dose of protein within an hour or two of lifting to optimize muscle growth.
For those times, this peanut protein snack bar recipe created by Coconut & Bliss and Healthy Luxe, for Pic’s Peanut Butter, is here to help. Dump all the ingredients in a bowl, stir like hell, shape them into bars, and then chow down. Here’s the recipe.
1 cups oats
1 cup cashews, almonds and/or macadamias, roughly chopped
1/2 cup buckinis
1/4 cup mixed seeds
1/4 cup chia seeds
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup raw honey
1/3 cup Pic’s Peanut Butter – smooth or crunchy
3 tbsp coconut oil, melted
Preheat oven to 170 degrees C.
Combine all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Then add honey, peanut butter and coconut oil, mix well.
Spread bar mixture into a greased and lined baking tin, bake for 15 minutes.
Allow to cool.
Cut into small bars and drizzle with dark chocolate and/or peanut butter.
Drizzle with raw chocolate and peanut butter (optional).
Serve and enjoy or store in an airtight container.