Almond-Quinoa Energy Bars

These healthy homemade snacks are packed with protein (and flavor)

We know protein is important here at TT, but the communal tub of protein powder doesn't always cut it. That's why we developed these homemade energy bars to keep us focused throughout the day: Crunchy almonds are combined with smooth almond butter, cranberries, quinoa and oats to make chewy bars perfect anytime of day.

Oh, and for those currently in their bulking phase, each bar is packed with more than 10 grams of protein.

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These healthy homemade snacks are packed with protein (and flavor)

Almond-Quinoa Energy Bars
5 from 65 ratings
Almonds and quinoa come together in this recipe to make a healthy energy bar packed with more than 10 grams of protein.
Prep Time
10
minutes
Cook Time
20
minutes
Servings
10
energy bars
Total time: 30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup smooth unsalted almond butter
  • ¾ cup cooked quinoa
  • ⅔ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350º and line a 9-inch square baking dish with parchment paper. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix until smooth. Transfer to the prepared baking dish and spread into an even layer. Transfer to the oven and bake until golden, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool completely, then slice into 10 bars and serve.
Nutrition
Calories per Serving 362
Total Fat 19.9 g
Saturated Fat 1.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Total Carbohydrates 40.9 g
Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
Total Sugars 20.9 g
Sodium 192.2 mg
Protein 10.5 g
The information shown is Edamam’s estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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