Self-made Protein Bars

This is the perfect sustainable alternative for expensive protein bars and the added touch of coffee gives you the kick after your workout.
Stacked self-made insect protein bars


  • 50g almonds
  • 50g walnuts
  • 50g salted peanuts
  • 50g oats
  • 50g sunflower seeds
  • 20g sesame seeds
  • 30ml of espresso
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 5g agave syrup
  • 50g apricots or dates
  • 70g dark chocolate
  • 50g protein powder from Isaac


  1. Roast the nuts, seeds and oats until slightly brown
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the roasted nuts, seeds and oats with the olive oil, espresso, syrup, dried fruits and protein powder
  3. Melt the dark chocolate and add into the bowl
  4. Now, mix all ingredients well
  5. Cover the bottom of a tray with foil and spread the delicious mix on top
  6. Let it rest a few hours or overnight for a firm structure and great taste
  7. Now go for a workout and enjoy this treat after!

Protein bars are excellent for muscle recovery and muscle growth. So Tom loves these self-made protein bars right after his workouts. To be honest, Johanna is snacking them through the day without the post workout. But as they are delicious and low on sugar, that is ok (well at least Johanna thinks so). When adding Isaac protein powder, your strength is powered by buffaloworms. They make a great source of protein and you make a contribution to a more sustainable life.

Close-up of crunchy but sticky protein bar