Reader recipe with USN: Make it your whey

Chocolate Whey Protein Bars

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“The combination of protein and carbs makes this the ideal post-workout snack for the gym girl on the go!”

Winner: Nicolette Brits, and this is how she did it!

  • 250g coconut oil
  • 50g honey or D-Light suitable for slimmers
    or diabetics
  • 180g desiccated coconut
  • 400g rolled oats
  • 120g USN Chocolate 100% Premium Whey Protein (any other delicious flavour of USN Whey Protein will work)
  • Xylitol or Stevia liquid (optional)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 100g dried fruit mix and/or cashew nuts (optional)
  • 1½ tsp bicarbonate of soda dissolved in 60ml milk or soya milk


1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C.
2. Spray a rectangular 23x33cm pan with original Spray-n-Cook.
3. Place coconut oil and honey in a pot and melt together on low heat for about
2 minutes.
4. Add coconut, oats, USN Chocolate Whey Protein, Xylitol, cinnamon, salt and dried fruit.
5. Add the bicarb/milk
mixture last.
6. Mix all ingredients thoroughly on low heat
for 1 minute.
7. Press into baking pan.
8. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
9. Cut into squares
once cooled.
10. Makes ± 30 bars.

Reader recipe: Make it your whey

Author: Tanja Schmitz

Founder and Editor of Fitness Magazine. You’ll find her behind her computer or on her bike, dreaming up new ways to improve or create content for you.