Recipe: Energy bars for breakfast

Recipe: Energy bars for breakfast

Energy bars are full of yummy ingredients that are also healthy. They can be a great breakfast option if prepared on the weekend for the week ahead. Make a batch for the week so it’s easy to grab and go.


  • 2 1/2 cups of raw oats
  • 3 scoops of whey protein powder, vanilla
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons of ground flaxseed
  • 1/4 cup organic honey
  • 115g unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 50g chopped almonds
  • 1/4 cup dried fruit, chopped


  1. Mix the oats, protein powder, flaxseed, honey, applesauce, baking soda and vanilla extract in a bowl.
  2. Mix in the remaining ingredients.
  3. Press the mixture into a pre-sprayed cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 160 C for 18 to 20 minutes.
  5. Let cool completely and cut into 12 bars. 

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