DIY Energy Bars

Source: Fit Sugar

Source: Fit Sugar

Rushing to class in the mornings? Meetings right after class? Work after school? When our lives always have us on-the-go, it’s hard to make sure that our bodies are getting the nutrients and energy they need to keep us going. Here are some yummy energy bar recipes that you can prepare ahead of time and take with you into the week!

Cranberry and Pecan Power Bars

Source: Pecan Patti

Source: Pecan Patti

Meant to take for those longer workout sessions, these bars are also delicious with tea for breakfast, and as a post-workout snack!

Protein Bars

Source: Daily Burn

Source: Daily Burn

TrailRunner Magazine’s diy energy bars were so well received by readers that we had to include them here! Though our personal Point favourite are the Protein Bars, we think the Carrot Cake and No-Bake Bars are also worth taking a look at.

3-Ingredient Energy Bars

Source: TheKitchn

Source: TheKitchn

Made of dried fruits, nuts and dates, this is the easiest and most versatile recipe you will come across. You can add any combination of dried fruits and nuts to make this recipe your own!

Chunky Monkey Flavoured Energy Bars

Source: Fit Sugar

Source: Fit Sugar

Named after the famous Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavour of the same name, these bars are a sweet treat to take with you anywhere! Plus, they’re vegan and gluten-free!

Lucy Cherry Pie Bars

Source: Women's Health Magazine

Source: Women’s Health Magazine

Comparable to the Lärabar, the Lucy Bar is the perfect option for getting through busy days. Writer Ashley Patton also claims these bars have given her family the energy they need on road trips and hikes as well, so these bars are great for having around everywhere!
 
Though energy bars are delicious and nutritious ways to give our bodies the energy and nutrients we need, they should never replace food altogether. For snacking, a piece of fruit will always be the better alternative.
 
See also: A Quick Guide to Granola and Power Bars