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