Vegan Gluten-Free Choco-Banana Protein Bars

These easy-to-make protein bars are amazing for any time of the day. Eat one before the gym for an uplifting pre-workout snack, munch on one at work, or try packing them in your little one’s lunchbox for a tasty treat the other kids will be begging to trade their snacks for! The Super Protein in these bars delivers readily absorbable protein, also known as a building block of the body. Super Cacao Nibs come into play by delivering magnesium, a theobromine buzz to wake you up and tryptophan to make your body feel happy! All nestled in a winning combination of banana and chocolate, this bar is sure to be a hit all around.

Ingredients

16 bars

1 cup Gluten-Free Oats
1/2 cup BoKU Super Protein
1/2 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Baking Soda
3 count Ripe Bananas (Medium to Large)
1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
1/4 cup Raw Honey
1/3 cup BoKU Super Cacao Nibs

Directions

Preheat oven to 350*F.
Make oat flour by placing oats in food processor until oats resemble flour.
In a medium bowl, combine oats with protein, cocoa powder, baking powder, and baking soda.
Place banana, vanilla, and honey in blender 1-2 minutes or until smooth and creamy and add to flour mixture. Fold in cacao nibs.
Pour batter into pan, bake for 15 minutes or until knife comes out clean, and cool on a wire rack for 10-15 minutes.
If desired, melt 2 tablespoons of chocolate chips until melted and drizzle over bars. Cut into 16 squares and enjoy!