Recipe: Protein Squares

The best bit about homemade protein bars? You have complete control over what’s in them. Which means? You can up their nutritional ante with the addition of super-charged ingredients such as antioxidant-rich berries, power-packed spices and natural sweeteners. Ultimately, they become almost guilt-free.


  • 8 squares


  • 170g almond butter
  • 75g butter
  • 100g honey
  • 100g dried apricots
  • 25g mixed seeds
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsb bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder
  • 100g wholemeal self raising flour

To make:

  1. Melt butter, almond butter and honey in a large saucepan.
  2. Add the protein powder, apricots, seeds, cinnamon, bicarbonate of soda, flour and oats. Press into a greased or lined bake tray. 
  3. Bake at 180℃ for 20 minutes until the edges are crisp but it’s still soft in the middle. 
  4. Leave in the tray until completely cool, then cut into eight squares and refrigerate. 

Nutrition (per square):

  • Calories 308
  • Protein 8g
  • Fat 16g
  • Carbs 35g
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