Are you busy most of the time and hardly have time to catch breakfast? We all know that it isn’t healthy, but there is a way for you to feel energized even if you’re running late with the help low carb bars. An example is a protein bar which is a healthy option that’s quite fulfilling. There are plenty of low carb bars being sold today. If you’re up for some whipping and stirring in the kitchen, then you can make your own.
Here is one simple low carb protein bar recipe:
- 2 cups of protein powder
- 1 cup of oatmeal
- ½ cup crunchy peanut butter
- 1 cup of skimmed milk
- Mix the skimmed milk, peanut butter and oatmeal in a large bowl.
- Add sufficient water during the mixing process for dough consistency.
- Place wax paper on a cake pan and spread the dough evenly.
- The mixture should be placed in the fridge for 4-5 hours, or until the dough hardens.
- Remove the mold and cut it in desired size.
See, it’s pretty easy! You can make a lot of these low carb bars so when you’re running late, you can easily grab one off and go!
Now, here’s something that is a little bit more complex than the first recipe:
Chocolate and Peanut Butter Protein Bar
- 1 ½ cups of creamy peanut butter
- ½ cup of cocoa powder
- ½ tsp of peanut butter flavoring
- ½ tsp chocolate flavoring
- 1 cup of oat flour
- ¼ cup of Stevia blend
- 2 egg whites2 cups of Whey protein powder
- ½ cup nonfat dry milk powder
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ cup of water
- Place all the dry ingredients in a blender and process it for a couple of minutes on high speed.
- On a medium-sized bowl, mix the egg whites, peanut butter and flavoring. Beat until the ingredients are combined.
- Transfer all the ingredients from the blender to the egg mixture.
- Pour water as you mix them together until dough is formed.
- Line the baking tray with wax paper and pour the dough.
- Preheat oven at 325 degrees F and bake for 15-20 minutes.
There you have it. There are more recipes that you can find online as well in books. These low carb bars are also perfect for children.