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Low Carb Protein Bars

These low carb protein bars are so delicious and easy to make you’ll want to make these over and over again! See how to make easy keto protein bars that are full of flavor for a low carb snack!

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When it comes to low carb protein bars, you can always buy them. However, if you want to ensure that what you’re eating is indeed keto friendly and healthy, then making your own low carb bars is your best bet.

Are low carb protein bars keto?

These delicious keto friendly protein bars are not only tasty, they’re also very quick to prepare and ideal for a pre-workout snack. Having enough energy to face your workout or your day-to-day work is important, and if you’ve been using protein bars before, you don’t have to give up on them just because you started the keto diet. You just need to make a few adjustments and you’ll have some great low carb bars that don’t contain all the carbs and sugars.

In fact, these keto protein bars only contain 6.5 grams carbs per bar which make them perfect for the keto diet!

Are low carb protein bars good for you?

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It’s always very important to know whether something is good for you or not. These low carb protein bars are indeed good for you. Not only that, they’re made with good ingredients that you know and trust.

Plus, because you’re making them yourself, you can rest assured that there are no ‘iffy’ ingredients in there. Just healthy keto friendly ingredients that will keep you in ketosis without sacrificing taste.

 

Ingredients to make the best keto protein bars

These protein bars with low carbs are very easy to make, and require only a handful of ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. You’ll need:

 

  • Optional condiments: ½ teaspoon of cinnamon, a pinch of nutmeg

 

What is the best kind of protein powder for the protein bars? 

When it comes to making protein bars, you need to use the best protein powders to make the recipe awesome. You need a powder that is pure, a great protein source and which will mix well in the recipe.

This is why we use the Quest Low Carb Protein Powder. There are a lot of flavors, but for this recipe, we choose the vanilla flavor.

Each serving of the protein powder contains 24g protein, 2g net carbs, 0g sugar and will make a great addition to this bars. 

 

 How to make the best low carb protein bars

If you’ve been looking for a good homemade low carb protein bar recipe, that is easy to make, here’s what you need to do:

Gather all of your ingredients for this recipe in one place and let us begin.

keto protain bars ingredients

 

**Make sure you start with peanut butter that is at room temperature.

 

In a mixing bowl, place the peanut and the sweetener. Then mix very well with a spoon until all the sweetener has disappeared. This may take a few minutes.

 

Gradually incorporate Keto protein powder to this mixture. Vanilla keto protein powder was used in this recipe, but you can use Chocolate if you prefer.

Continue mixing with the spoon until you get a paste-like consistency that easily peels off the edges of the bowl. It should look like the mixture below once done.

If you wish, at this point you can sprinkle with cinnamon powder and nutmeg. In that case, stir a few more minutes until all the ingredients are very well integrated.

Next you will place this mixture in the refrigerator for a couple of hours to be able to mold the bars.

When you can mold with your hands, spread the dough on a flat surface (it can be a silicone or papal waxed blanket).

 

Then cut into rectangles to mimic the shape of bars.

 

Make sure you put the bars in the freezer for a few more minutes while melting the chocolate.

Melt the chocolate in the microwave for about ten seconds. Remove the bowl from the microwave and stir with a spoon; Repeat this procedure until all the chocolate is fluid.

Place the melted chocolate on a shallow plate and dip each low carb protein bar into the melted chocolate on both sides. Ensure that you cover both side completely.

Repeat this process until all of your low-carb bars are covered in chocolate.

Next, place the keto protein bars on the waxed paper or silicone blanket and keep them there for about 15 minutes. After 15 minutes have passed, remove the bars from waxed paper and store in the refrigerator in a covered container for at least 2 hours. Although you will get the best results if left overnight.

 

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Low Carb Protein Bars

Low Carb Protein Bars

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

These low carb protein bars are so delicious and easy to make you'll want to make these over and over again! See how to make easy keto protein bars that are full of flavor for a low carb snack!

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, place the peanut and the sweetener; Mix very well with a spoon until all the sweetener has disappeared.

  2. Gradually incorporate Keto protein powder, we choose vanilla, but you can use Chocolate if you prefer.

  3. Continue mixing with the spoon until you get a paste-like consistency that easily peels off the edges of the bowl.

  4. If you wish, you can sprinkle with cinnamon powder and nutmeg. In that case, stir a few more minutes until all the ingredients are very well integrated.

  5. Place this mixture in the refrigerator for a couple of hours to be able to mold the bars.

  6. When you can mold with your hands, spread the dough on a flat surface (it can be a silicone or papal waxed blanket) and cut into rectangles.

  7. Put the bars a few more minutes in the freezer while melting the chocolate.

  8. Melt the chocolate in the microwave for about ten seconds. Remove the bowl from the microwave and stir with a spoon; Repeat this procedure until all the chocolate is fluid.

  9. Place the melted chocolate on a plate (shallow) and dip the peanut butter bars for both sides.

  10. Place again on the waxed paper or silicone blanket, after about 15 minutes take off and store in the refrigerator in a covered container.

Notes

    Make sure your peanut butter is at room temperature

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 bar
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 242 Total Fat: 17.5g Saturated Fat: 3.8g Cholesterol: 34mg Sodium: 174mg Carbohydrates: 8.4g Fiber: 1.9g Sugar: 3.8g Protein: 15.6g

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