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No-Bake Double Chocolate Walnuts Bars

No-Bake Double Chocolate Walnuts Bars - Almost Zero Waste

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Are you looking for a quick, no-bake, high protein recipe for Chocolate Walnut bars?

I’ve created the perfect recipe for healthy & delicious Double Chocolate bars ideal for any time of the day!

Let’s look at the ingredient list and how to make the No-Bake Double Chocolate Walnut Bars.

No-Bake Double Chocolate Walnuts Bars - Almost Zero Waste

Ingredients for the No-Bake Double Chocolate Walnuts Bars

  • Walnuts – I love walnuts – they are rich in antioxidants and a fantastic plant source of Omega-3s. Additionally, they add an incredible nutty flavor that you cannot resist!
  • Oats – Oats are a staple in my diet. They are affordable, high in antioxidants, help you feel full for longer, and also promote healthy bacteria in your gut – pretty cool, right?
  • Cocoa powder – It is rich in Polyphenols (naturally occurring antioxidants), which are linked to reduced inflammation, better blood flow, lower blood pressure, improved cholesterol, and blood sugar levels. Cocoa intake can also help you control your weight since cocoa may help by regulating the use of energy, reducing appetite, and increasing the feeling of fullness. 
  • Protein powder – I used Vitally Vegan protein powder – it is made with a blend of Pea and White Hemp. A serving provides 20g of protein, and it contains not only all 9 essential amino acids but is also enriched with Vitamin B12. It is seriously one of the tastiest protein powders I’ve tried when it comes to taste. If you want to try Vitally Vegan protein powders, you can get £10 OFF your purchase using the code ZEROWASTE.
  • Coconut oil – Coconut oil contains medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), fatty acids that are quickly absorbed and can increase the number of calories you burn! Another great feature of coconut oil is that it can help reduce hunger. 
  • Date syrup – If you check my other recipes, you can see that date syrup is my preferred sweetener. It 
  • Soy milk – Soy milk is an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin B, potassium, calcium, & choline. It contains the most protein from all plant-based milk; that’s why it is my preferred option. Of course, you can use any other plant-based milk you have on hand.
No-Bake Double Chocolate Walnuts Bars

To make the perfect top chocolate caramel layer, we will combine the following ingredients:

  • Cashew butter (you can use any other nut butter)
  • Vitally Vegan Protein powder (Chocolate Salted Caramel)
  • Date syrup 
  • Soy milk 
No-Bake Double Chocolate Walnuts Bars

No-Bake Double Chocolate Walnuts Bars Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 100g walnuts
  • 70g oats 
  • A pinch of salt 
  • 10g cocoa power  
  • 60g vitally v protein powder 
  • 20ml coconut oil, melted  
  • 100ml date syrup  
  • 25ml milk (optional, if needed)  

Top layer:

  • 50g cashew butter (can work with peanut butter or tahini, too)
  • 30ml date syrup 
  • 20g vitally vegan protein powder 
  • 50ml milk 

Optional:

  • 10g choco pieces 
No-Bake Double Chocolate Walnuts Bars

Instructions

Blend 70g of oats, 100g of walnuts, and 1tbsp cocoa into a flour-like mixture. Don’t over blend it because the walnuts become with a buttery consistency.

Then add 60g of protein powder (I used Vitally Vegan and their Chocolate Salted Caramel flavor), 20ml melted coconut oil, 100ml date syrup, a pinch of salt, and blend again.

Finally, add 2-3 tbsp (~25 ml) milk if the mixture is too dry. 

No-Bake Double Chocolate Walnuts Bars

Once everything is well combined, spread evenly on a tray and transfer to the fridge.

For the top layer – mix the cashew and date syrup first, then add 20g of protein powder and 50 ml of milk. Mix until you have a thick chocolate mixture.

Then spread on top of the first layer and transfer to the fridge.

After a few hours (once it gets more solid), cut it into 16 pieces.

No-Bake Double Chocolate Walnuts Bars - Almost Zero Waste

No-Bake Double Chocolate Walnuts Bars

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Quick, no-bake, high protein Double Chocolate Walnut bars!

Ingredients

  • 100g walnuts
  • 70g oats
  • A pinch of salt
  • 10g cocoa power
  • 60g Vitally Vegan protein powder - Chocolate Salte Caramel
  • 20ml coconut oil, melted
  • 100ml date syrup
  • 25ml soy milk (optional, if needed)
  • Top layer:
  • 50g cashew butter (can work with peanut butter or tahini, too)
  • 30ml date syrup
  • 20g Vitally Vegan protein powder - Chocolate Salte Caramel
  • 50ml soy milk
  • Optional: 10g choco pieces on top

Instructions

    1. Blend 70g of oats, 100g of walnuts, and 1tbsp cocoa into a flour-like mixture. Don’t over blend it because the walnuts become with a buttery consistency.
    2. Then add 60g of protein powder (I used Vitally Vegan and their Chocolate Salted Caramel flavor), 20ml melted coconut oil, 100ml date syrup, a pinch of salt, and blend again.
    3. Finally, add 2-3 tbsp (~25 ml) milk if the mixture is too dry. Once everything is well combined, spread evenly on a tray and transfer to the fridge.
    4. For the top layer – mix the cashew and date syrup first, then add 20g of protein powder and 50 ml of milk. Mix until you have a thick chocolate mixture.
    5. Then spread on top of the first layer and transfer to the fridge. After a few hours (once it gets more solid), cut in 16 pieces.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1 bar
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 141Total Fat: 7,8gSaturated Fat: 4,2gCarbohydrates: 10,6gFiber: 1,2gSugar: 5,5gProtein: 5,7g

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