Easy Recipes

Easy No Bake Protein Bars

Today I’m sharing a recipe for a yummy, healthy snack bar.

You won’t see many recipes here because I’m not big on cooking, but this recipe calls for no cooking at all. I came up with this recipe using ingredients I already had on hand. It’s been test driven on friends who were willing to try something made from a non-cooker, and happily they all thought it was delicious!

Easy No Bake Protein Bars

 

I’m showing you, in the above picture, the specific ingredients I used. You can make these bars using organic items and/or whatever brand you prefer. The protein powder, AfterBurn, can be bought on-line or at any Burn Bootcamp location. It’s my favor protein powder! And it makes amazing post work-out shakes too.

 

Add the dry ingredients first – the oats and protein powder, and mix it together. Next add in the rest of the ingredients.

Easy No Bake Protein Bars

Stir the mixture together until it’s blended and moist.

 

I put it in a food processor for a few quick pulses to really blend it all together, but not necessary you don’t have one. The processor made the ingredients really stick together without turning it into mush.  My food processor is small, so I did 1/3 of the mixture at a time.

 

Once blended together, spoon it into an 8 x 8 dish and gently patted it down. Next, place it in the fridge for 30 to an hour and ENJOY! (Store leftovers in the fridge.)

 

Easy No Bake Protein Bars

1 1/2 cups Oats

1 scoop of Protein Powder (I use AfterBurn protein powder)

1/4 cup Peanut Butter

1/8 – 1/4 cup Honey

1 Banana, mashed

1/3 cup Pistachios, shelled

1/3 cup Dark Chocolate Chips

1/3 cup Cranberries, dried

2 tsp Chia Seeds

 

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Easy Recipes

Oatmeal Craisin Cookies Recipe

Happy Friday!

Today I am sharing my favorite cookie recipe, Oatmeal Craisin.  I have had this recipe for a while and always used raisins, but recently switched the raisins to craisins.  It’s FABULOUS, if I do say so myself.  Hope you enjoy!

INGREDIENTS:

Oatmeal Craisin cookie recipe1 1/2 cup Flour

1 teaspoon Baking Soda

1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon Salt

3/4 cup soft Butter

3/4 cup Brown Sugar

3/4 cup Sugar

2 Eggs

1 teaspoon Vanilla

3 cups Quaker Old Fashioned Oats

1 cup Craisins

DIRECTIONS:

Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.  In separate bowl, beat butter, sugars, eggs and vanilla.  Slowly add flour mixture until blended.  Mix in oats and craisins.

Cook at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes