5 Bold Breakfasts – 3 Vanilla Almond Chia Protein Bars

5 Bold Breakfasts – 3 Vanilla Almond Chia Protein Bars

 

 

Rejuvenate your morning feeding with these unique protein-rich concoctions.

 

Vanilla Almond Chia Protein Bars

 

  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup almond butter
  • ½ cup vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 ½ cups crisp brown-rice cereal
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

 

Coat a 9-by-9-inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine honey, almond butter, coconut milk, protein powder and canola oil. Stir and cook until mixture just begins to bubble, about two to three minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. In a large bowl, combine oats, rice cereal, almonds, chia seeds and salt; toss well. Pour warm honey mixture over oatmeal mixture and stir gently with a spatula until well combined. Transfer to baking dish and press down evenly. Bake for 15 minutes, then allow to cool completely before cutting into six squares.

 

  • 516 calories
  • 35 grams protein
  • 45 grams carbs
  • 24 grams fat

 

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