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Store bought energy bars are often expensive, and filled with preservatives to extend their shelf life. But what if you could make your own, with fresh and all- natural ingredients, and be able to tweak the taste to suit your preferences? Here are 10 awesomely delicious homemade energy bar recipes for runners!
Banana Oat Energy Bars
A good substitute for energy bars, these banana oat energy bars are made from whole foods, sparing you from all the artificial flavours and chemical substitutes.
Coconut Almond Energy Bars
Full of protein and carbs that you need during and before workouts, this Coconut Almond energy bar is great for keeping up your energy, and will keep you going for quite a while too.
Quick ‘n Easy No-Bake Protein Bars
These Quick ‘n’ Easy no-bake protein bars save you the hassle of having to turn on your oven, and take less than an hour to make. Plus, they provide you with the protein you need to train and still taste great!
Raw Superfood and Seed Energy Bar
Seeds are a great source of essential nutrients, and the superfoods used in this recipe also contain many essential nutrients that boost your health, putting you in better shape, not just athletically.
Kamut Dark Chocolate Energy Bar
For the prune lovers out there, this is the bar for you! Prunes are also a great source of fiber, which aid movement through the digestive tract, help maintain your blood sugar levels and keep you feeling full.
4-Ingredient Energy Bar
A simple energy bar that can be made in minutes and only requires 4 main ingredients and some spices to taste. It is low cost and easy to make, making it ideal for those who dislike the hassle of preparing so many ingredients.
No-Grain Apricot Energy Bar
For those on the paleo diet, try this no-grain, gluten-free energy bar! Adhering to the rules of the diet while providing you with the energy you need, what’s stopping you from giving it a try?
The Apricot, Pistachio and Oat Energy Bar
Naturally sweetened by the fruits in the recipe, this is a great alternative for those of you who find store bought food and energy bars too sweet for your liking.
Rise and Shine Energy Bars
Another gluten-free bar, this is a great alternative even for meals when you’re too busy to stop and eat. It gives you the nutrients you need and the energy to keep you going.
The Ultimate Energy Bar Formula
Not quite a recipe, this formula is for those who are a little pickier about what they eat. Recommended ingredients can also be found on the page, but feel free to mix and match with whatever you have on hand or with your favourites. No more hunting in grocery stores for hard-to-find ingredients or cringing when you taste a particular component of your energy bars!
Store bought energy bars are often expensive, and filled with preservatives to extend their shelf life.
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