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Lemon Coconut Protein Bar Recipe

You Need to Try These No-Bake Lemon Coconut Protein Bars

The following post was originally featured on Carrots 'n' Cake and written by Tina Haupert, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.

Anyone else digging the flavor combination of lemon + coconut lately? Oh man, if you haven't tried it already, you need to. It's incredible — sort of sweet with a hint of tangy citrus. Mmm! I just love it so much. And I love it even more as part of a healthy, protein-packed, no-bake treat that I can make in just minutes.

This recipe for No-Bake Lemon Coconut Protein Bars is one that will definitely become a staple in our house. It's such a simple recipe and you can enjoy these bars as a sweet treat or in conjunction with a workout, and the combination of protein and healthy fats will keep you thoroughly satisfied.

No-Bake Lemon Coconut Protein Bars

From Carrots 'n' Cake

Lemon Coconut Protein Bar Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup coconut (or vanilla) protein powder (I used SFH Coconut Fuel)
    1/2 cup melted coconut oil
    3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
    2 tablespoons honey
    2 tablespoons lemon juice + zest to taste (I zested about 1/3 of a lemon)
    2 tablespoons coconut flour

Directions

  1. Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. Line a small baking dish with parchment paper. Spread batter inside, using a spatula to flatten.
  3. Refrigerate for 45 minutes. Cut into 12 bars and serve immediately!
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