Quinoa & Almond Vegan Protein Bars

April 21, 2020 0 Comments

Quinoa & Almond Vegan Protein Bars

Cook / prep time: 2 hours

Serving/s: 20 bars

 

Ingredients:

100 g uncooked quinoa

60 g whole almonds

5 large Medjool dates

5 tbsp vegan protein powder

2-3 tablespoons of almond butter or another nut sauce

1 handful of cranberries 

 

Directions:

  1. Thoroughly rinse quinoa in a sieve with hot water. Cook according to package instructions. Let cool for a few minutes.
  2. Roughly grind the almonds with a hand mixer or alternatively use ground almonds.
  3. Process all ingredients in a powerful mixer to a homogeneous mass.
  4. Line a small baking dish (approx. 20 x 30 cm diameter) with baking paper. Add the bar mixture. 
  5. Smooth the bar mixture smoothly with your hands, No dough should stick to your hands.
  6. Place the bar mixture in the fridge for at least 2 hours.
  7. Slice into your desired bar shape with a knife. Wrap in sandwich paper or store in reusable containers.  

TIP: The protein bars can be stored in the fridge for 2-3 days--if they’re not gone before that! They can also be frozen for a few months and thawed again if necessary.