These simple yet delicious protein bars will save you £££’s in supplement fees and you will know what is going into it. They are high in protein and really easy to make with a massive 24 servings.
Natural ingredients will add great flavour and excellent taste.
- 4 ounces soy protein powder, approximately 1 cup
- 2 1/4 ounces oat bran, approximately 1/2 cup
- 2 3/4 ounces wholemeal flour, approximately 1/2 cup
- 3/4-ounce wheat germ, approximately 1/4 cup
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 ounces raisins, approximately 1/2 cup
- 2 1/2 ounces dried cherries, approximately 1/2 cup
- 3 ounces dried blueberries, approximately 1/2 cup
- 2 1/2 ounces dried apricots, approximately 1/2 cup
- 1 (12.3-ounce) package soft silken tofu
- 1/2 cup unfiltered apple juice
- 4 ounces dark brown sugar, approximately 1/2 cup packed
- 2 large whole eggs, beaten
- 2/3 cup natural peanut butter
- Canola oil, for pan
- Line the bottom of a 32cm by 22cm glass baking dish with greaseproof paper and lightly coat with the oil.
- Set aside. Preheat the oven to 180°C/Gas 4.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the protein powder, oat bran, wheat flour, wheat germ and salt.
- Set aside. Coarsely chop the raisins, cherries, blueberries and apricots. Place in a small bowl and set aside.
- In a third bowl, whisk the tofu until smooth. Add the apple juice, brown sugar, eggs, and peanut butter, 1 at a time, and whisk to combine after each addition.
- Add this to the protein powder mixture and stir well to combine. Fold in the dried fruit.
- Spread the mixture evenly in the prepared baking dish and bake in the oven for 35 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 96°C.
- Remove from the oven and cool completely. Cut into squares and store in an airtight container for up to a week.