50 Low-Carb Protein Bar Recipes To Beat Your Cravings

Protein is essential. It is the base building materials for the human body, as it is responsible for brain development and muscle growth, and is a vital part of a healthy diet. The benefits of protein bars are many, and consequently, there are many options available to people looking to supplement their diet with more of these valuable macromolecular structures. Everything from shakes to powders to yogurt can and have been packed with protein and sold as dietary supplements.

The problem with the majority of these protein sources is the balance. Many of them have an imbalance of protein to the number of fats, sugars, and carbohydrates contained within. While these serve a valuable role in keeping the body healthy, the kinds found in many protein supplements are too refined, or the amounts contained far exceed the recommended daily requirements for a low-carb diet. What’s worse is many powders and shakes contain far more protein than is needed, meaning diminishing returns of protein while still getting loads of carbohydrates and sugar.

With that in mind, here is a list of 50 recipes for homemade protein bars that are high in protein but low in carbs.

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50 High Protein Low-Carb Snacks That Actually Taste Good

Low-carb protein bar recipes

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1. Paleo Homemade Protein Bars with Almond Butter

Paleo Homemade Protein Bars with Almond Butter

Detailed recipe and credit – wholeyum.com

Looking for low-carb protein bars that don’t have a ton of ingredients and require hours of your precious time to prepare? These paleo-approved protein bars are easy to make as they are delicious! Grab a few key ingredients and whip up these almond-buttery one-bowl wonders in less than 30 minutes. You’ll have a soft, chewy treat that you’ll want to make over and over again. Perfect for kids, post-workout, or even as a last-minute dessert option. The best part? They stay fresh in the fridge for up to two weeks!

2. Oxymoron Chubby Hubby DIY Protein Bars

Oxymoron Chubby Hubby DIY Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

Similar in taste to the popular ice cream flavor from which it takes its name, these low-carb high protein recipes contain much healthier ingredients. It is nice especially for all the chocolate pretzel and peanut butter lovers out there. This is managed by replacing the milk and heavy cream found normally in this dessert with stevia, almond milk, and brown rice protein powder, all of which are terrific healthy foods. This protein bar idea is great for satisfying cravings and can satisfy even the sweetest sweet tooth.


3. Protein Snickers Bar

Protein Snickers Bar

Detailed recipe and credit – www.lowcarblab.com

Who would have thought a Snickers bar could have low carbs! As its name implies, these homemade bars are similar in texture and taste to the classic chocolate bar. However, this protein bar is much healthier than those fatty, sugary chocolate confections. The inclusion of superfoods like dates, peanuts, and coconut flour into the recipe ensure these bars contain all the vitamins and minerals needed for a health-conscious individual, making them the best protein bar alternative to the real thing.

Related: Easy to make low carb Snickers bar

4. Healthy Nutella Protein Fudge

Healthy Nutella Protein Fudge

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

This is another protein bar recipe based on a pre-existing dessert: the classic hazelnut spread known as Nutella. Where this recipe differs from the original is in the replacement of high-fructose corn syrup and refined sugar with stevia and raw honey. Additionally, the sweet hazelnut flavor is derived from a mixture of whey protein, cocoa powder, and hazelnut butter. Packaged into dense fudge squares, these protein bars are small but very filling making them the perfect snack on a healthy diet.

Related: Tasty low carb snack ideas

5. Protein Pumpkin Cheesecake Chocolate Cups

Protein Pumpkin Cheesecake Chocolate Cups

Detailed recipe and credit – peanutbutterandfitness.com

Pumpkin spice is a wildly popular seasonal flavor: nearly every product, edible or otherwise, offers a pumpkin spice variant during that special time of year. However, those who subsist on a diet of low-carb foods may find it difficult to find a pumpkin spice flavored foodstuff that can fit in their macros. With its use of almond milk, fat-free cream cheese and two types of protein, this delicious dessert manages to fulfill several dietary needs. The pumpkin pie spice and pumpkin puree give it that special flavor known to induce mania every winter making it one of the ideal low-carb foods.

6. Healthy Red Velvet Fudge DIY Protein Bars

Healthy Red Velvet Fudge DIY Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

In addition to being terrific high protein low-carb snacks, these red velvet flavored fudge squares derive their red color naturally, with the use of beets. Coupled with the oat flour, almond butter, and brown rice protein, these flavor-rich treats are vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free snacks that deliver the taste of red velvet without any of the harmful saturated fats and sugars. This recipe, in a way, is a paradox: a dessert healthy enough to be eaten for breakfast!

7. Lemon Poppy Seed Energy Bites

Lemon Poppy Seed Energy Bites

Detailed recipe and credit – amyshealthybaking.com

As far as low-carb high protein recipes go, this is one of the simplest. No baking is required: simply combining the ingredients and refrigerating for a few hours will result in delicious bite-sized snacks packed with lean protein. These ball-shaped bites contain lemon juice, oats, poppy seeds and protein powder, providing everything necessary for a low-healthy diet without the junk. The lemon juice and water hold these protein bites together while the lemon zest gives it a tangy taste. Making for a healthy, tasty gluten-free snack.

8. Peanut Butter Cup Protein Truffles

Peanut Butter Cup Protein Truffles

Detailed recipe and credit – nutrifitmama.com

The name of this treat may be a bit misleading, considering that these truffles do not come in a cup. However, this low-carb diet that is high in protein has a taste evocative of many name brand chocolate peanut butter cups available for sale. The major difference is that this snack is packed with nutrients and completely gluten-free. The combination of peanut butter flavored protein powder, coconut oil, honey, and almond milk make this a delicious alternative to those fat filled peanut butter desserts.

9. Protein Bar With Pistachios And White Chocolate

Protein Bar With Pistachios And White Chocolate

Detailed recipe and credit – www.lowcarblab.com

This low-carb protein bar idea involves several natural sources of protein, derived from many unique sources. Among these sources are pistachios and peanuts, although this recipe also involves quite a bit of protein powder and coconut flour. Finally, the addition of sugar-free white chocolate brings out the sweetness in these homemade delicious bars, while also providing a smooth texture to balance out the brittle nuts. This recipe makes an amazing protein bar that can easily be confused with a candy bar!

10. Healthy Carrot Cake Truffles

Healthy Carrot Cake Truffles

Detailed recipe and credit – thebigmansworld.com

Carrot cake is a delicious paradox, taking the otherwise bland tasting vegetable and turning it into a dessert that truly takes the cake, Taking an ordinary carrot cake, crumbling it into small balls and using dairy-free cream cheese as a binding agent will form the shape of this low-carb food, but what makes this such a great source of protein is the inclusion of a glaze made from Greek yogurt. Better still, this recipe can be made vegan with the inclusion of dairy-free yogurt, making this one of the low-carb foods for a variety of diets.

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11. Peanut Butter Cup Squares

Peanut Butter Cup Squares

Detailed recipe and credit – lowcarbyum.com

Having sugary, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate and peanut butter dreams? Need to come up with something sweet for the office potluck that won’t doom your diet? Here’s a healthy alternative to sugary Reese’s cups: low-carb protein bars disguised as the classic treat. Sweeteners combine with sugar-free ingredients to make these no-bake bars that everyone will love. Plan for at least an hour in the fridge before cutting into squares—just make sure no one eats them before you get the opportunity! An instant favorite you’ll return to time and time again.

12. Healthy Chocolate Caramel Krispy Treats

Healthy Chocolate Caramel Krispy Treats

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

Similar in construction and taste to Rice Krispy Treats, this low-carb protein bar replaces some of the more unhealthy ingredients commonly found in those cereal bars with healthier alternatives, such as dark chocolate almond butter, coconut oil, and fresh oats. This protein bar idea is great as a meal replacement, a workout booster, and a delicious dessert. What’s most impressive about it compared to other low-carb protein recipes is that it manages to be even healthier than one of the healthiest cereals on the shelf.

13. Mocha Brownie Protein Bars

Mocha Brownie Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – amyshealthybaking.com

This is one of numerous low-carb high protein recipes with a consistency and taste similar to fudge. What differentiates it from ordinary fudge, however, is that it is made from cocoa powder, vanilla protein powder, and coffee, giving it a strong mocha taste. The caffeine derived from the coffee and cocoa powder provides a great boost in energy as well as burning fat, and the vanilla powder and truvia ensure this recipe reaches that perfect balance between bitter and sweet.

14. Homemade Almond Crunch Protein Bars

Homemade Almond Crunch Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – ifoodreal.com

Here is another recipe for nutrient-rich protein bars that can be made without any baking at all. Don’t be alarmed by the high amount of fat: these are healthy fats, necessary for the body’s development, unlike the saturated fats commonly found in similar tasting desserts. Additionally, there are several variations to this recipe, changing the taste or making it more accessible to vegans and other individuals on a low-carb diet. Getting the body’s daily serving of protein has never been more delicious!

15. Almond Butter Coconut Protein Bar

Almond Butter Coconut Protein Bar

Detailed recipe and credit – lowcarbyum.com

Few will be able to resist these scrumptious little low-carb protein bites. An almond butter base is dressed up with sugar-free chocolate and coconut flakes to make holiday party-worthy dessert treats that are also great for everyday snacking. These bites are much smaller than your typical low-carb protein bars, and have fewer carbs per serving—great if you’re struggling with portion control! This recipe uses vanilla-flavored whey protein, but experiment with extracts to find something for every taste. A quick, oven-free indulgence.

16. Gluten Free Red Velvet Protein Bites

Gluten Free Red Velvet Protein Bites

Detailed recipe and credit – nutrifitmama.com

There is something about red velvet that really looks appetizing. Now, these protein bars may deliver the taste and perceived decadence of the classic dessert staple but pack much more in them. The addition of almond meal, coconut oil and dark chocolate ensure that these tasty treats are free of gluten, or excessive sugars and fats in general. The beetroot powder is used for the red coloring, which provides a terrific source of nutrients while being entirely natural making them perfect for a low-carb diet.

17. Homemade Protein Bar

Homemade Protein Bar

Detailed recipe and credit – wholenewmom.com

This is an easy to make low-carb diet recipe that doesn’t require any baking and is grain free. The grain is replaced with seeds and nuts, which help in regulating blood sugar levels. The coconut oil provides a great source of healthy fats. Vegetable glycerine is used as the liquid sweetener for extra low carbs. When an extra dose of protein is needed, simply add protein powder making a rich protein bar snack. Coupled with a rock-simple prep process, this recipe is tough to beat.

18. Candice’s Low Carb Chocolate & Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Candice’s Low Carb Chocolate & Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – starling-fitness.com

Peanut butter, peanut flour, chocolate protein powder and cocoa powder all combine in this recipe. The result: a sinfully tasty protein bar without any of the sin. This recipe gives a snack that is chewy and has chocolate fudge goodness. The chocolate protein powder comes already sweetened preventing the need to add a sweetener. These natural homemade protein bars give name brand candies a run for their money, especially when comparing the amounts of sugar in them.

19. Low Carb Protein Bars … Working (It) Out

Low Carb Protein Bars … Working (It) Out

Detailed recipe and credit – here

For this recipe, a mixture of cinnamon, dark chocolate and two types of protein powder; whey and pea form a strong, nutrient-rich flavor base. With the addition of yogurt, cinnamon, and roasted wattleseed flavor the result is a nutty taste that makes it one of the best protein bars. For this snack the recipe can be modified with the addition of different nuts, seeds, or nut oils, making this highly customizable and perfect for a variety of diets and palates.

20. Paleo Homemade Protein Bars With Almond Butter

Paleo Homemade Protein Bars With Almond Butter

Detailed recipe and credit – wholeyum.com

This Paleo friendly recipe is so simple, a caveman could make it; that is if he could get his hands on some protein powder. Almond butter, honey, salt, baking soda and an egg are the only other ingredients needed to make these thick, soft, and chewy bars packed with nutrients, fiber and vitamins, not to mention a healthy dose of protein. Preparation and cooking time is under 20 minutes and perfect when hungry or short for cooking time. They last about 2 weeks if refrigerated in an air-tight container.

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21. Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge

Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

Ordinarily, a fudge dessert would contain large amounts of butter, corn syrup, and sugar. In this case, no unhealthy ingredient is included. The butter is replaced with a butter flavoring and by adding peanut flour, cottage cheese, and vanilla extract a low-carb protein bar is made. It has the goodness of fudge and the taste of a fresh scoop of peanut butter making it perfect for cravings. Its consistency is rich and densely packed thanks to the peanut butter, but not the kind that sticks to the roof of your mouth.

22. Sweet Pecan Chia Protein Bars

Sweet Pecan Chia Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – healthyummies.com

Sunflower seeds, pecans and chia work in tandem to deliver a sweet taste without the extra hydrogenated fats and sugars that processed foods normally have. Some maca powder, some dates, and a bit of cacao for flavor can all be blended together for this ingenious low-carb protein bar idea. Almonds and cashews can act as substitutes to the pecans How long does it take for this wholesome bar to be enjoyed? 5 minutes! That’s it, it literally takes that long to make them.

Related: Try out our delightful all-natural ingredients Paleo protein recipes

23. No-Bake Mint Chocolate Protein Bars

No-Bake Mint Chocolate Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – thehealthymaven.com

Mint and chocolate is one of the best combinations and in this recipe, it doesn’t disappoint. This bar doesn’t even need baking, which is another extra plus. The dates, nuts and protein powder form a strong, protein-rich base for this easy to make recipe. Adding the peppermint, sea salt and cocoa powder will give it a minty chocolate taste, and ensure it rivals the popular ice cream flavor without any of the cream. For extra flavor stir in puffed amaranth, rice or millet cereals to add texture to these sugar-free bars.

24. Paleo Cashew Coconut & Orange Protein Bars

Paleo Cashew Coconut & Orange Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – peachypalate.com

What’s particularly impressive about this protein bar recipe is that it’s completely whey-free, while still being rich in protein. The orange extract gives it a tantalizing flavor, additionally, the inclusion of several super foods like cashews and coconuts make this a perfect healthy snack. The melted cacao paste and roughly chopped cashews topping give these protein bars a divine look. It doesn’t require baking but needs about 3 hours to set and be ready for eating.

25. Healthy Reese’s Fudge

Healthy Reese’s Fudge

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

Containing considerably more fiber than the popular peanut butter cup from which it takes its name, these homemade protein bars manage to emulate their flavor without nearly as much sugar. Coconut oil, dark chocolate, and peanut butter fudge are all the ingredients needed for this yummy treat. The chocolate covers the peanut butter fudge base, rounding out the ensemble. These protein-rich bars are healthy but don’t even taste it. They simply provide an enjoyable snack without the unhealthy consequences.

26. Healthy Red Velvet Fudge Protein Bars

Healthy Red Velvet Fudge Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

This bar looks and sounds like a misnomer. How can a red velvet fudge snack be healthy? Well, it can be! The 100% healthy dessert looks exactly like a chocolate fudge dessert but without any processed sugar or gluten. It is full of fiber, high in protein and is even vegan. For the protein content this low-carb protein bar uses chocolate brown rice protein powder, and as a sweetener it uses liquid vanilla-flavored stevia extract. The red color comes from beetroot, so no need for any artificial coloring.

27. No-Bake Pralines And Cream Protein Bars

No-Bake Pralines And Cream Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – thebigmansworld.com

Unlike what is commonly considered Pralines and Cream in America, this mixture of coconut powder, cashews, almonds and white chocolate chips has a much richer profile of nuts than just peanuts, which are technically legumes. These homemade protein bars contain ample amounts of fiber and are very filling. Made using candied nuts, they are a great option for those with peanut allergies. This protein bar is a healthy snack that is free of dairy, sugar and gluten.

28. ABC Energy Bars

ABC Energy Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – here

The ABC in the name of this low-carb protein bar recipe stands for almond, brazil nut, and cashew, the three components of the nut butter included in this recipe. Plain yogurt, protein powder and dark chocolate round out this recipe, giving it a sweet taste and packing it with filling nutrients. They are packed with energy and any other nut butter can be used in the recipe. Since it doesn’t need baking, it is super quick to make.

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29. Healthy Cinnamon Raisin Peanut Butter Fudge Protein Bars

Healthy Cinnamon Raisin Peanut Butter Fudge Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

The name says it all: this low-carb protein bar idea involves the combination of those materials to create a rich palette of flavors, textures, and nutriments. Taking these will result in a feeling of fullness equivalent to a meal, thanks to the large quantities of protein and fiber found within. This makes it ideal for breakfast or dessert. Need an added crunch to this snack? Simply cut up some nuts and press them on the protein bar.

30. Chocolate Protein Bars

Chocolate Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – peachypalate.com

Packing around 15 grams of protein per serving, the deceptively simple name of this low-carb protein bar hardly does it justice. Medjool dates, stevia, coconut butter and whey protein isolate combine to make a thick, filling, and decadent protein bar that can function as dessert in a pinch. They are chewy and great for chocolate lovers and are best eaten after a workout. For the crunchy fans chop some almonds and sprinkle them on top.

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31. Healthy Fudgy Millionaire’s Protein Bars

Healthy Fudgy Millionaire's Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

What is most impressive about these sugar-free protein bars is the fact that they don’t taste at all like they’re sugar free. However, the combination of caramel, almond butter and stevia create a sinfully sweet dessert that contains tons of fiber and protein with no refined sugars, making it safe for consumption on even the most sensitive of diets.

32. Sugarfree Low Carb Candy Bars

Sugarfree Low Carb Candy Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – healthyindulgences.net

It may sound like an oxymoron, but there really is a low-carb protein bar recipe that manages to taste like candy without containing all the harmful materials commonly found in the average candy bar. As far as sugar-free protein snacks go, these are definitely the most impressive in that respect, especially considering they manage to taste great while still being very healthy.

33. Healthy Vegan Nanaimo Bars

Healthy Vegan Nanaimo Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

A decadent-tasting dessert made in honor of the great nation of Canada, these treats are made with a crust constructed from coconut powder, graham crackers, and applesauce. Adding a creamy filling of protein powder and almond milk and topped with some cacao, this is an especially unique recipe for a low-carb protein bar meant to celebrate a unique culture.

34. Cookie Dough Protein Bars

Cookie Dough Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – peachypalate.com

This is a good low-carb protein bar idea that is meant to be eaten as a replacement for popular store-bought cookie dough flavored protein bars, often saturated with fats and sugars that offset their intended health benefits. It is recommended that the whey protein used for this recipe be derived from 100% free range, grass fed cows for the best nutritional benefits.

35. Keto Maple Pecan Protein Bars

Keto Maple Pecan Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – ketodietapp.com

Maple syrup, pecans, and chocolate? Count us in for this best of the best low-carb protein bar recipes that has a net carb total of 4.3 grams and is STILL drizzled with real dark chocolate! This paleo/keto/low-carb-friendly protein bar tastes as good as it looks, thanks to ingredients such as real maple syrup, dark chocolate, and pecan butter. Easy alterations such as swapping out regular chocolate for a sugar-free option make this adaptable recipe right for everyone. A sure-fire winner for the low-carb reluctant—who doesn’t perk up at the words ‘dark chocolate’?

36. Vanilla Chip Protein Bars

Vanilla Chip Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – proteincakery.com

These vanilla chip protein bars pack a whopping 31 grams of protein in each serving. Protein-powder based and sweetened with stevia-infused chocolate chips, this is one of our favorite low-carb protein bar recipes and will definitely be a new favorite in your rotation. This recipe has several substitution options for various dietary needs and is a solid choice for anyone trying to meet daily macronutrient requirements. So fast and easy, why not make a double-batch? Tip: they travel best wrapped in parchment paper—if you have any left to take with you.

37. Healthy Nutella Fudge Protein Bars

Healthy Nutella Fudge Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

Similar in taste to the popular dessert spread Nutella, these protein bars are made with oat flour, roasted hazelnut butter, stevia and vanilla almond milk to form a base high in a natural source of valuable proteins. For taste, dutch unprocessed cocoa powder and chocolate flavored protein powder can provide the creamy chocolate taste without using creamy chocolate. This easily makes it the best protein bar with Nutella and fudge. See our tasty looking protein bar enhanced with Pistachios and White Chocolate

38. Carob Covered Coconut Protein Bars

Carob Covered Coconut Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – naturalnoshing.wordpress.com

The use of carob in this recipe, instead of the commonly used chocolate, is to ensure these high protein low-carb snacks contain no caffeine at all. The addition of whey, oats, and flaxseed pack each serving with 12 grams of protein. These bars serve great as late-night snacks because they won’t keep you awake and are filling enough to satisfy the stomach until breakfast.

39. Matcha Green Tea Fudge Protein Bars

Matcha Green Tea Fudge Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

These high protein low-carb snacks get their taste and green color from the matcha powder and a drizzle of chocolate. With the option of using either raw or roasted almond butter, these desserts are full of powerful sources of nutrients like iron, calcium, and dietary fiber, and should fit into most everyone’s diet. Their natural green color makes them look awesome and scrumptious!

40. Fudgy Chocolate Berry Blast Paleo Protein Bars

Fudgy Chocolate Berry Blast Paleo Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – peachypalate.com

There is nothing quite like the taste of rich chocolate mixed with ripe berries, and these are the best protein bars to deliver that taste alongside a wealth of healthy ingredients. With the taste and consistency of fudge, these accomplish the difficult task of fitting into a paleo diet, without tasting like something a caveman would eat.

41. Homemade Protein Bar

Homemade Protein Bar

Detailed recipe and credit – fromfriestofit.com

Move over, nut butter—pumpkin just landed on the low-carb protein bars scene with this fabulous recipe that makes us wish it was fall year-round. Egg whites, puréed pumpkin (canned is fine), cinnamon and spices come together in a winning combo to bring a little taste of autumn to your post-workout snacking. These bars require a bit of baking, but at 77 calories a pop, we think you’ll find them worthwhile. We’re DEFINITELY putting crushed pecans on top!

42. Paleo Mango Coconut Almond Protein Bars

Paleo Mango Coconut Almond Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – cottercrunch.com

Take your taste buds to the tropics with the best of all mango and coconut low-carb protein bar recipes. These bars can be adapted with a variety of protein options, but the dried mango, coconut flakes and natural honey and maple syrup sweeteners ensure a delicious-tasting bar no matter what you choose as your protein base. Whip these up in 15 minutes with a sturdy food processor and easy pantry staples and watch them fly off the tray when you’re finished cooling them in the fridge. We like ours with a 6-ounce serving of plain non-fat Greek yogurt for an on-the-go breakfast.

Related: Paleo white chocolate Granola Bar

43. Healthy Peanut Butter And Jelly Blondies

Healthy Peanut Butter And Jelly Blondies

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

Reminiscent of childhood school days gone by, these blonde brownies invoke the taste of the classic lunchroom staple with a healthy helping of protein. The addition of flaxseed, peanut flour, oat flour, and vanilla sugar combine with any preservative of choice to create this twist on the old standby. It is the perfect low-carb protein bar for any child’s lunch bag.

44. Chocolate Coconut Superfood Protein Bars

Chocolate Coconut Superfood Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – ifoodreal.com

Get a double-dose of superfoods with one of the best of the low-carb protein bar recipes we’ve found. Medjool dates and Oriya Superfood Protein Medley come together with coconut and chocolate to make a decadent bar that’s packed with superfood goodness. These sweet, nutty bars really bring the coconut flavor to the table with coconut flakes, milk, and oil among the ingredients. This recipe calls for some simmering on the stove, but are no-bake once you put everything together. Bonus? They keep in the freezer for up to 6 months! We think that’s worth a little effort on the burner.

45. Protein Bars – No-Bake And Baked Versions

Protein Bars – No-Bake And Baked Versions

Detailed recipe and credit – quicheaweek.wordpress.com

For this recipe, all the ingredients are items commonly sold in bulk, making these some of the most cost-effective low-carb protein bars. Flax powder, peanut butter, bananas, oats, almonds and coconut oil come together with some raisins and goji berries to make a natural, frugal, healthy snack that tastes like none of those things. This recipe makes both no-bake and bake versions, the no-bake requires refrigeration for a couple of hours while the bake version goes into the oven for about 20 minutes.

46. Healthy Millionaire’s DIY Protein Bars

Healthy Millionaire’s DIY Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

The recipe for these sugar-free protein bars combines almond butter, caramel, and chocolate to make a decadent snack that tastes like candy. Yet one look at the ingredients and it’s to see that it is the total opposite of candy. It is stacked with fiber thanks to the oat flour, and the protein comes from the vanilla brown rice protein powder. This sweet snack has no refined sugars, even the caramel is organically made making this snack nutritionally balanced and tasty to boot!

47. Dark Chocolate Covered Maple Pecan Protein Bars

Dark Chocolate Covered Maple Pecan Protein Bars

Detailed recipe and credit – proteinpow.com

The combination of flavors from the pecan, agave nectar, dark chocolate, and coconut sugar make this the best protein bar equivalent to the most decadent desserts. Filled with valuable proteins and fibers, these can be taken by bodybuilders, athletes, or ordinary fitness enthusiasts, with benefits that can aid any active individual. Add extra pecans to the topping for an enhanced flavor.

48. Single Serve Chocolate Protein Bar

Single Serve Chocolate Protein Bar

Detailed recipe and credit – peachypalate.com

This is as simple as it gets: a single serving of protein and chocolate, prepared simply in a single bowl. About 27 grams of protein are jammed into this whopper of a low-carb bar, with the impressive whey protein isolate acting as a sort of super-protein base. Add some stevia and raw cacao to complete this rock-simple, rock-solid low-carb protein bar.

49. Healthy Cookie Dough Brownies

Healthy Cookie Dough Brownies

Detailed recipe and credit – dessertswithbenefits.com

Yes, this is still a list of healthy protein bars: do not let the name of this recipe fool you, it is another addition to the homemade protein snacks. While it contains the taste of chocolate chip cookie dough and the consistency of brownies, the inclusion of natural ingredients like black beans, quinoa flour, and flaxseed ensure this dessert is healthy enough to serve as a meal in its own right.

50. Five Ingredient Protein Pow Raw Protein Brownies

Five Ingredient Protein Pow Raw Protein Brownies

Detailed recipe and credit – proteinpow.com

Cashew butter, milk, cocoa and a mixture of berries and dates create a recipe for sugar-free protein bars that can be mixed quickly with the aid of a food processor. While these may be quick to make, they may not be so quick to eat, considering the richness of its ingredients making this quite a filling supplement for any active lifestyle.

Anyone Can Eat Healthy With These 50 DIY Protein Bars

Dieting or eating healthy doesn’t have to be a chore, and it doesn’t have to be a sacrifice. There are scores of great tasting foods packed with vital nutrients that can fit into any vegan, paleo, gluten-free, kosher, halal, or fringe diet. Mixing any one of these with some protein powder and some sort of liquid bonding agent can create some truly delicious and nutritious desserts, such as sugar-free protein bars; some don’t even require any baking! The list of excuses to eat unhealthy foods is dwindling, and these low-carb protein bar ideas are fifty nails driven into the coffin of obesity. Dig in!

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