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No Bake Protein Bars

Time 15 min
Difficulty easy
Portions 12
No Bake Protein Bars


  • 2 cups (160g) quick-cook oats
  • 1 cup (140g) pitted dates
  • ½ cup (40g) shredded coconut
  • ½ cup (50g) cocoa powder
  • 2 ¼ cups (360g) SUSTAGEN Hospital Formula Chocolate Flavour
  • ¼ cup (60mL) melted coconut oil
  • ¼ cup (70g) almond butter
  • ½ cup (125mL) water
  • ¼ cup (45g) chia seeds


  1. Grease and line a 20cm square baking pan with baking paper.
  2. In food processor, pulse together oats and dates until chopped.
  3. Add coconut, cocoa powder and SUSTAGEN Hospital Formula Chocolate Flavour; pulse for about 30 seconds or until in fine crumbs, scraping down sides of bowl as needed.
  4. Add coconut oil, almond butter, water and chia seeds; process until smooth and well combined. Press mixture into prepared pan; refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours or until firm. Remove from pan and cut into 12 bars.


- Refrigerate bars between pieces of waxed paper in airtight container for up to 3 days.

- For an extra chocolatey bar, add some chopped 70% dark chocolate to the mixture before pressing into pan.

Nutritional information

Nutrient Per Serve Quantity per 100g 
Weight (g) 90.80g 100.00g
Energy - kJ > 1524.01kJ > 1678.50kL
Protein (g) 11.30g 12.45g
Total Fat (g) 17.86g 19.67g
- Saturated Fat (g) 11.03g 12.15g
Carbohydrate > 37.62g > 41.44g
Sugars 20.13g 22.17g
Dietary fibre (g) 5.73g 6.31g
Sodium (mg) 98.89mg 108.91mg



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