Peanut Butter Protein Bars

If you're looking for an energy hit before the gym why not try these super easy to make protein, banana and peanut butter protein bars.


  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup protein powder
  • ¼ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon ground Flax Seed (for freshness buy fresh Linseed and grind as you need in a coffee or spice grinder)
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 very ripe bananas


    • Preheat oven to 175°c and line a tray with baking paper
    • Spread oats out onto tray in a thin layer, and toast until lightly browned, about 10 minutes; remove and allow to cool.
    • Mix together the cooled oats, protein powder, whole wheat flour, and flax seed until thoroughly combined, and mix with peanut butter and honey.
    • Mash the bananas into the mixture and stir to combine.
    • Press the dough down onto a lined tray in a 1.5cm layer.
    • Bake in the preheated oven until the edges of the dough are golden brown, about 15 minutes; cut into bars while warm, and allow the bars to cool.
    • Wrap bars in plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to use. 
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