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Sunday
Oct132013

10 High Protein Power Bars & Balls

 

I have needed some fresh inspiration in the power bar department.

Naturally I turned to Pinterest (you can follow me here) and a few of my buddies.

I can barely wait to start making my way through this tasty list.

And because I am all about trying to keep things simple, I decided to make the criteria for this recipe round-up "10 ingredients or less" as well as gluten-free, dairy-free, and egg-free.

I hope you are inspired to break out that food processor and join me in some power ball (and bar) fun!

Photos © (clockwise starting at left) Beard and Bonnet, The SpunkyCoconut, Cara's Cravings

High Protein Power Bars & Balls Round-Up

Pumpkin Pecan Bites
 from Kumquat Blog

Quaker-Style Chewy Granola Bars from Chocolate Covered Katie
(10 ingredients not including mix-ins. Use gluten-free oats and crispy rice cereal)

Mint Chocolate Protein Bars from Cara's Cravings

Almond Joy Raw Bars by Beard and Bonnet

Apricot Coconut Energy Bars from Shutterbean
(Use gluten-free oats)

Chocolate Banana Power Bars from Beyond the Peel

Cherry Vanilla Power Bars from Elana's Pantry

Copycat Nature Valley Granola Bars from Chocolate Covered Katie
(Use gluten-free oats and crispy rice cereal)

Readers' Favorite Bars & Balls

If you have a dynamite power bar or power ball recipe we should know about, please leave a link to it in a comment and I will add it to the Readers' Favorite List below (must be gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free and contain 10 or fewer ingredients).

Quinoa Brownie Truffles from Ragdoll Kitchen

Blueberry Muffin Bites from The Veggie Nook

Lemon Coconut Hemp Seed Bites from The Veggie Nook

Dark Chocolate Doughnut Holes from Barre3

Barre Barss from Barre3

Reader Comments (11)

Great list! I love protein bars/balls.

This is my version.

http://ragdollkitchen.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/quinoa-brownie-truffles/

October 13, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMarianne @ Ragdoll Kitchen

Thank you Marianne! You've inspired me to add a Readers' Favorite list to this post :) Yours look delish! xoLexie

October 13, 2013 | Registered CommenterLexie

Love this post! Here are a few of my own variations :)

http://veggienook.com/2012/06/01/muffin-2-0-blueberry-muffin-bites/
http://veggienook.com/2012/03/31/lemon-coconut-hemp-seed-bites/
http://veggienook.com/2013/10/07/chocolate-peanut-butter-protein-bites-north-coast-naturals-product-review-2/
http://veggienook.com/2012/04/23/lemon-apricot-hemp-power-bars/

October 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGabby @ the veggie nook

Gabby, I LOVE the looks of all of these. Have added a few to the list. Thanks so much for taking the time to share!! xoLexie

October 15, 2013 | Registered CommenterLexie

Thank you for adding my recipe to your list :)

October 18, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMarianne @ Ragdoll Kitchen

Thank you so much for including me. Your blog is beautiful!

October 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterChocolate-Covered Katie

Marianne—thank YOU for letting us know about them, so glad I could share.

Katie—I feel the same about yours. I so enjoy your recipes.

xoLexie

October 20, 2013 | Registered CommenterLexie

Delicious round-up Lex! I'm always on the lookout for new healthy snacks.

October 23, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAlisa

http://blog.barre3.com/2013/02/14/28-to-great-recipe-dark-chocolate-donut-holes/

http://blog.barre3.com/2013/02/13/try-the-barre3-barre-recipe/

My faves!!!

November 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnnie E

I should mention these aren't my recipes! I do know all the ladies who have written them so let me know if you need to contact them!!

November 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnnie E

Thanks Annie! I will add them to the list :) xoLexie

November 6, 2013 | Registered CommenterLexie

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