6 No Bake Bodybuilding Bar Recipes

No Bake Bodybuilding Bar

These no bake bodybuilding bar recipes are ideal for those bodybuilders looking for an easy way to hit their macros.

Even those unable to cook will be able to make these easy workout bars.

#1: Protein no bake chocolate energy bites

Protein No Bake Chocolate Energy BitesThese no bake bodybuilding bars are great tasting and ideal for increasing your protein intake.

The following recipe should make 12 balls, and should not take more than 5 minutes to prepare.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of rolled oats (not quick oats)
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1/4 cup chocolate protein powder
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup puffed brown rice (not rice krispies)

Method

To create the no bake energy bites simply combine all of the ingredients together in a large bow, using a large spoon.

You should split and form the mixture into 12 equal sized balls and store in an air tight container in a fridge.

To make the mixture easier to form into the balls you may want to place the mixture into the fridge pro to forming. Around 15 minutes will suffice.

#2: No bake apple pie protein bars

These no bake bars are delicious and are free from sugar, gluten and dairy.

Preparation time should only be around 10 minutes, leaving you plenty of time for your workouts.

No Bake Apple Pie Protein BarsIngredients

  • 2 cups gluten free oat flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour or almond flour
  • 1/2 cup vanilla vegan friendly protein powder
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sweetener
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spices
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup brown rice syrup
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tablespoon dairy free milk

Method

You should firstly line a large baking bowl with greased paper.

Then using a large mixing bowl, combine the following ingredients (mixing well): flour, protein powder, granulated sweetener, cinnamon, nutmeg and spices.

Using a microwave safe bowl you should combine the almond butter and brown rice syrup and heat until melted.

Next you should add the wet mixture to the dry and mix thoroughly, before adding the applesauce and mixing.

Using a spoon you should add the milk one spoonful at a time until a thick batter has formed.

Finally, transfer this batter to the lined baking dish and press firmly down.

Transfer to the fridge for at least 30 minutes and then cut into equal sized bars.

#3: So-simple energy bites

So-Simple Energy BitesThese energy bites are so simple to make and best of all wont take all day to prepare either.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of dry oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla

Method

To create these energy bits simply mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl.

Once mixed thoroughly roll into bite size balls and place in the fridge to set. It really is as simple as that to create a healthy snack you can eat between meals.

#4: No bake workout bars

It is important that you get some good quality protein and carbs into your system post-workout, which is where these no bake workout bars come in.

They are easy to make yet are delicious and will provide you with the nutrients you need to start the recovery process between workouts.

No Bake Workout BarsUsing the following recipe you should be able to create 12 bars.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup protein powder
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 chia or flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup honey

Method

Using a blender pulse 1 and a 1/2 cups the oats into a flour like consistency. This should the be combined with the remaining oats, protein powder, chocolate chips, chia or flax seeds and raisins.

You should then stir together the coconut milk, peanut butter and honey, which should then be combined with the previous mixture.

This final mixture should be added to a baking pan approximately 9×9 inches square, pressed and then left in the refrigerator overnight.

Finally, remove from the fridge and slice into 12 equal shaped bars.

I would suggest storing these in the fridge until ready to consume.

#5: Quick and easy no bake protein bars

These easy to make no bake protein bars can be prepared in just 15 minutes, but are the perfect snack for when your energy levels are in need of a quick boost.

Quick and Easy No Bake Protein BarsThe following recipe should make 12 bars.

Ingredients

  • 1 and a 1/2 cups rolled oats (blended)
  • 1/2 cup protein powder
  • 1/2 cup rice krispies
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons mini dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil

Method

Mix the oats, protein, rice krispies and salt together in a large bowl, before adding the peanut butter, maple syrup and vanilla. This should be mixed thoroughly, adding a little milk if the mixture is too dry.

Pour the mixture into a pan (8×8 inches preferably) and press. This mixture should then be placed into the freezer for 5-10 minutes.

Melt the chocolate chips and mix the coconut oil over a low heat.

Remove mixture from freezer and slice into 12 bars. Drizzle the chocolate mixture and refreeze.

#6: No bake chocolate fudge protein bars

Chocolate fudge is a flavour that many of us love, so why not combine the benefits of a protein bar with its flavour?

A protein bar that does not taste good is unlikely to be eaten. Luckily for you though these are delicious and so easy to make.

No Bake Chocolate Fudge Protein BarsIngredients

  • 1 and 3/4 cups oats (blended into a four)
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1-2 tablespoons granulated sweetener
  • 1 scoop vanilla/chocolate protein powder
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • Diary free milk

You will also need the following for the fudge frosting:

  • 2 scoops protein powder
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1-2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Dairy free milk

Method

In a large mixing bowl, mix the oat flour, protein powder, salt and sugar and put to one side.

Next melt the nut butter with maple syrup using the microwave. This should then be added to the dry mixture prepared earlier.

Milk should now be added to the mixture until a thick batter is formed. This should then be transferred into a large lined baking tray (8×8 inches), pressed firmly and then placed into the fridge.

While the mixture for the bars are being refrigerated, mix the frosting ingredients together, adding the milk as required until the frosting is thick and spreadable.

Take the bar mixture from the fridge and add the frosting to the top, place back in the fridge for another 30 minutes or until firm.

Once it is firm it can be removed from the fridge and cut into bars.

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