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Date and oat protein power bar

Posted by Joe Wicks in Recipes

I'm all about having a little treat now and again and these power bars won't disappoint. Be careful, though, they taste incredible so don't be tempted to smash the whole lot in one go.



150g pitted dates 

2 tbsp cocoa powder 

2 scoops (60g) chocolate protein powder

90g porridge oats 

40g coconut oil 

40g hazelnuts 

20g peanuts 

75g dark chocolate 

25g pistachios, roughly chopped 

pinch of salt 


Place the dates, cocoa powder, protein powder, porridge oats, coconut oil, hazelnuts and peanuts into a food processor and blitz until smooth. 

If the blade is having trouble, just add a little bit of water to help loosen things up. 

Tip the mixture onto a tray lined with baking parchment and pat down until it is about 2cm thick. 

Melt the chocolate (I do this in quick bursts in the microwave). While still warm, artistically drizzle it over the nutty date base. Sprinkle over the chopped pistachios and the salt. When the chocolate has cooled a little, you’re ready to cut into squares and dig in. 

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Joe Wicks is the online nutrition coach inspiring people all over the world to cook with his #Leanin15 video meals on Instagram. He is also transforming the lives of thousands of people with his tailored online nutrition plan, The 90 Day Shift, Shape & Sustain plan.

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