Homemade Power Bar Recipes
06-03-2013 11:22 AM
Homemade Power Bar Recipes
There are a lot of people out there, powerlifters in specific, who are plum crazy about power bars. These healthy snacks-on-the-go can end up quite an expense if you eat them regularly. Have you ever considered making your own?
There are a tremendous amount of recipes out there, pretty much one for every taste, and the beauty of it is that you get to decide exactly what goes in and what stays out. This is especially convenient for people with allergies or particular tastes. For example, not everyone likes raisins. Making your own means you get to enjoy power bars cheaper and exactly how you want them!
Like I said, there are loads and loads of recipes out there for home made power bars. Here are just a few to help get you started.
No-Bake Peanut Butter Power Bar
This one earns top spot because, hey, no baking! No matter how inexperienced in the kitchen you feel, this one is for everyone. Not everybody can or will eat peanut butter, but that can be omitted from the recipe if desired/required. It’s naturally sweetened with honey, natures natural and healthy sweetener. .
George’s Fruit-Filled Power Bar
This one takes dried fruit to a whole new level, and it’s really easy to make. It would be really easy to add 1 or 2 cups of vanilla protein powder to boost this power bar up a notch. For all of you fruit fans, this one’s definitely for you.
Gluten Free Almond Power Bar
Gluten free products are on the rise in the United States for numerous reasons. For some, gluten upsets their system and for that reason they cannot consume it. Others avoid gluten out of personal preference. It can be argued that this type of diet has its merits in the bodybuilding industry, so for all of you gluten-free eaters out there this one’s for you.
Dairy Free Power Bar
Similar to the gluten-free diet, the dairy-free diet can be both required or desired. In the end, there are a fair amount of people out there who for whatever reason cannot or choose not to consume dairy products. This recipe has in it peanut butter, raisins, carob powder, soy protein and toasted sunflower seeds, but it does not contain dairy products.
No-Bake Glo Cakes
For those of you out there who need an post-workout snack to satisfy a sweet tooth, you should definitely look into this one. It contains all the right elements of a delicious, energizing snack and it goes down cool. Feast your eyes on this tasty, frozen treat.
There you have it. After trying a few of these, you may never buy another power bar again. Leave your comments below. We always look forward to reading them
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