Meal replacement powders, also known as MRPs are nutritionally complete foods. Meal replacements can be found as powders or even as bar forms. These meal replacers contain a specific blend of protein, carbohydrates and fat alongside vitamins, minerals and any other foods added as fortification to the product. These are packed in such a balanced and nutritionally dense manner that meal replacements can be a great go-to for breakfast or lunch or a quick but filling snack or simply when you are in a rush.
Here is a simple way to create your own meal replacement bar at home:
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No bake Mint Chocolate protein bars
- 1 cup of dates
- 1 cup of nuts (mixed)
- 5 scoops whey protein powder
- 1/4th cup cocoa powder
- ½ tsp. peppermint extract
- 2 tbsp. milk (or may be needed more)
- Salt for taste
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Place dates in a blender, and process. Add in nuts and process till finely ground. Add in protein powder, cocoa, salt, peppermint extract and milk and process until it is well combined.
In a tray or a baking dish lined with plastic wrap, place the mixture and spread evenly. Freeze for 20 minutes and divide into squares. Store for further use.
This will give you about:
- 157 calories
- 8 g fat
- 6 g carbs
- 4 g fiber
- 5 g protein
Although meal replacement bars are a great choice for on-the-go but if you are too rushed to even make bars then you can invest in a good meal replacement shake that will be equally as good.
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Last modified: December 13, 2021