Post- Work Out Protein Bars

These bars are packed with 14 grams of protein per bar.  Grab it on the go after you burn your calories for the day! 

The Goods:

1 cup raw almonds

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 1/2 cups rolled oats

5 ounces Isa-Lean Vanilla Protein 

1/3 cup honey

1/4 cup AND 2 Tbl almond milk 

1/4 cup dark chocolate


The Method:

Prepare an eight-by-eight-inch square pan by lining it with parchment paper or cooking spray.

Measure out 1/4 cup of the almonds, loosely chop, and set aside for the topping.

In a food processor, pour in the remaining 3/4 cup of almonds and the salt. Process until you have mealy almond butter which will take several minutes. 

Add the oats, protein powder, cinnamon, and honey, and process until smooth. Finally, add the 1/4 cup almond milk and pulse until a batter forms. 

Press the mixture into the pan using the back of a spoon, it will be VERY sticky. Top with the chopped almonds, pressing those into the bars.

Place the chocolate chips and remaining 2 tablespoons of almond milk in a heavy bottomed pan, and melt over low heat. Drizzle chocolate over the bars, and allow to set in the fridge for at least 20 minutes before cutting.

Store the uneaten bars in an airtight container in the fridge.