After a workout or while you’re on the go, it’s important to keep your body nourished and hydrated. While water may be easily accessible while you’re at the gym, food may not be. To ensure that your body is getting the protein and carbs it needs to keep going, use this recipe for homemade protein bars to boost your body no matter where you are. Simply toss a few squares into your bag and you’re good to go.


1 ¾ cup rolled oats

¾ cup dry milk powder

1 tbsp cinnamon

3 tbsp orange juice

2 egg whites

½ cup raisins

¼ cup chopped nuts

2 tbsp honey

2 scoops protein powder (flavor of your choice)


Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Mix all ingredients well in a large bowl.

Pour mixture into a lined oven tray with wax paper.

Spread evenly. Before baking, cut into squares.

Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Store in an airtight container.