Healthy No Bake High Protein Funfetti Bars

These delicious no bake high protein funfetti bars are cheaper than store bought, made with good for you ingredients and are super easy to whip up! Depending on which option you go for, this recipe is naturally gluten free, vegan, paleo, refined sugar free, grain free and dairy free! 

Healthy No Bake High Protein Funfetti Cake Batter Bars which are quick, easy and so much cheaper than store bought and GOOD FOR YOU! {vegan, gluten free, paleo recipe}- thebigmansworld.com

“We should go on a birthday hike. Grab a 6 pack (of beer), some sandwiches from Subway and a classic mud cake from Coles. Hit the peak of the hills and enjoy it up there!”

“Is there a lift to take us up to the top?”

“No.”

“Can we hire a sherpa to carry us?”

“No.”

“Then no. That sounds like birthday punishment. I know for a fact that the trail is 14 kilometers (9 miles) return. I’d rather hike to the shops and back and call it exercise.”

“Arman, the shops are next door to us.”

“Exactly.”

My friends and I clearly have a different notion of how to celebrate one’s vacation. Depending on what time you read this, we may be out for lunch, binge watching something on Netflix or eating cake.

We will not, however, be hiking. Well, I won’t be. 

Healthy No Bake High Protein Funfetti Cake Batter Bars which are quick, easy and so much cheaper than store bought and GOOD FOR YOU! {vegan, gluten free, paleo recipe}- thebigmansworld.com

Anyway, my intentions today was to host a pretty epic giveaway, because birthdays are all about celebrating in one form or another. However, I had an idea to host a dual giveaway- One for bloggers and one for everyone. The intentions behind two giveaways in one is due to some exciting, behind the scenes work I’d been doing with some bloggers. Long term readers may remember last year the mentioning a program for bloggers in terms of growing their platforms, the unconventional way. 6 months later, I’m like a proud chicken of the growth the mentees (?) have seen, and I plan to have a giveaway for one gig. 

Stay tuned.

Healthy No Bake High Protein Funfetti Cake Batter Bars which are quick, easy and so much cheaper than store bought and GOOD FOR YOU! {vegan, gluten free, paleo recipe}- thebigmansworld.com

Instead, we’ll be enjoying a cliche blogging recipe, aka one involving sprinkles. The last birthday celebrated on here was my sister’s. We had this funfetti mug cake so this time, we had to keep the funfetti theme going, in no-bake style. 

My style. 

Zing. 

Before we get into today’s recipe, it’s Wednesday, so let’s see what made my plate. This is from last week and being a bad blogger, I’m going to be a cop-out and share my eats which were shared on Monday’s post, however with more specifics-

Phillip Island Meals

Breakfast- None. Lunch- The loaded burger (bacon, pineapple, patty, cheese, pickles, onions and beetroot) with a side of beer battered onion rings. Snack- Well, this was literally straight after lunch- Gelato! Dinner- Beer battered fish and chips with ketchup and a guacamole dip. Note- Never get guacamole with chips. It was a fail (whale). 

Now let’s talk today’s recipe!

With the northern hemisphere embracing the sun, heat and temporary extinction of ovens, there’s no better timing than to share this healthy no bake recipe with you- Funfetti style!

Healthy No Bake High Protein Funfetti Cake Batter Bars which are quick, easy and so much cheaper than store bought and GOOD FOR YOU! {vegan, gluten free, paleo recipe}- thebigmansworld.com

These healthy no bake funfetti bars are packed with protein and take less than 10 minutes to whip up and have the BEST texture- Soft, chewy and. Unlike many store bought protein or snack bars, these contain good for you, wholesome ingredients, minus all the nasties- No sugar, fillers, artificial thickeners and all that jazz! Bonus? They are MUCH cheaper than many mainstream bars (seriously, some are going for close to $5 a BAR!). I tested it using two options, one using oat flour and one using almond flour– I prefer the oat flour one (it lends a better texture), but the almond flour one works well too, although you’d need a dash more liquid to firm up. Depending on which option you go for, this recipe is naturally gluten free, vegan, paleo, refined sugar free, dairy free and high fiber! 

HACK! Prefer a soft and chewy bar? Keep these individually wrapped in parchment paper outside of the refrigerator. Prefer a chewy and slightly firmer bar? Keep them in the freezer and allow to thaw slightly. Like many of my recipes, this is my favorite way of enjoying them, but to each their own!

Healthy No Bake High Protein Funfetti Cake Batter Bars which are quick, easy and so much cheaper than store bought and GOOD FOR YOU! {vegan, gluten free, paleo recipe}- thebigmansworld.com

Make these healthy no bake high protein funfetti bars and stick a candle in it and call a sherpa.

It’s my birthday, and I’ll get a sherpa to take me up the hill if I want to. 

Healthy No Bake High Protein Funfetti Cake Batter Bars which are quick, easy and so much cheaper than store bought and GOOD FOR YOU! {vegan, gluten free, paleo recipe}- thebigmansworld.com

Healthy No Bake High Protein Funfetti Bars
These delicious no bake high protein funfetti bars are cheaper than store bought, made with good for you ingredients and are super easy to whip up! Depending on which option you go for, this recipe is naturally gluten free, vegan, paleo, refined sugar free, grain free and dairy free!
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Ingredients
  1. 1 1/4 cup oat flour (gluten free, if needed)*
  2. 1/4 cup cake flour (can use all oat flour)*
  3. 1/4 cup coconut flour
  4. 2 scoops vanilla protein powder (See 'shop' page for my recommendations)- Optional
  5. pinch sea salt
  6. Granulated sweetener of choice**
  7. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  8. 1/2 cup nut butter of choice (I used both drippy almond butter and drippy cashew butter)
  9. 1/2 cup brown rice syrup (sub for honey or maple syrup for paleo option)
  10. 1 T + milk of choice***
  11. Sprinkles (optional)
Instructions
  1. Line a 9 x 9 baking dish with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine your flours, protein powder, sea salt and granulated sweetener and set aside.
  3. In a microwave safe bowl or stovetop, melt your nut butter with the brown rice syrup (or maple/honey). Whisk in the vanilla extract and pour into the dry mixture. Mix very well until fully incorporated.
  4. If batter is too thick (it generally is), add a tablespoon of milk or more, until a thick batter is formed. If batter is too thin, add a dash more flour until a thick batter is formed. Stir in optional sprinkles and transfer batter to lined baking dish and press firmly into it.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 10 minutes, or until firm.
Notes
  1. * Sub for almond flour for paleo option. Alternatively, you can use one cup TOTAL of coconut flour (omit the 1/4 cup coconut flour).
  2. ** If protein powder is sweetened, you can omit.
  3. *** Depending on the blend of flours you use, you may need less or more. Adjust accordingly.
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  1. Yay Happy Birthday Arman! Perfect way to celebrate with these little no bake treats! And no, I would neverrrrrrr climb a mountain on my birthday, actually I would never climb a mountain ever!

  2. Happy Birthday Arman! These look like a good way to celebrate if you ask me 😀 I’ve never climbed a mountain on my birthday, because I live in Florida and it’s flat as a pancake. But if I lived somewhere where there were mountains I totally would!

  3. Happy Birthday Arman! Hope you have a wonderful day 🙂 And protein bars have gotten ridiculously expensive, I really need to start taking the time to make my own, love this recipe!

  4. These look awesome, and to make in less than 30 minutes even greater. Happy Birthday!!! I’ve done long runs on my birthday, but never hikes. Just take plenty of your bars and you’ll be fine.

  5. Happy Birthday Arman!! Hope you are enjoying all the NON hiking relaxation you can muster up.
    I actually would love to climb a mountain, bonus points if on my birthday. But I’d bring a few of these things along to celebrate.

  6. I want fish and chips!! It looks so good.
    I’ve had guac where the avocados were far to ripe which made it inedible 🙁
    Happy birthday friend!

  7. Happy Birthday Arman! =) Hope you have a wonderful day that doesn’t involve climbing a mountain! I enjoy exercising, but climbing a mountain just sounds awful – especially on your birthday! =P

  8. There is no better way to celebrate a birthday than with funfetti! Well, climbing straight up the side of a mountain gives funfetti bars a run for their money, though. Oh! What about climbing straight up the side of a mountain while eating lots of funfetti bars? Yup, that’s how I’d celebrate! Hope you’re having a great one, mate!

  9. The only poor experience I’ve ever had with guacamole is getting it on myself. I usually try to get so much on the chip…and it falls off. Too ambitious for the guac.
    I did some climbing yesterday and it was really nice out. Not sure if I would be happy being surprised with it on my birthday…

  10. Hahaha. . . I had to laugh when I read your conversation with your friends about hiking with your friends, because that is SO me when it comes to hiking. I love being outside, but on my birthday, eating cake and just spending time with family is the best. These no bake treats? Mmm… I would stick a candle in it, frost it with some of your recipes for frosting, and call it cake. All of your funfetti treats make me feel young again.

    Hmm… Thankfully I haven’t had a bad experience with guacamole, but knowing me, I probably will, sometime. 🙂

  11. Yummm this recipe came along at the perfect time for me. I just had a Funfetti cupcake for the first time in forever and was reminded of how much I LOVE that flavor! 😀

    And weirdly enough, I might be the only person on Earth who does not like guacamole!

  12. Happy Birthday, Arman!! You & your friends talking hiking mountains reminds me june,tetons, numerous bets i’ d cave by day 3 “camping” on the snake river. 2 nd morning? Everyone thought i was making breakfast?! Fire, boiling water..hell no-i was washing my hair=) 4th morning? starting to snow??!! Couple of gigantic mooses walked by, I packed up, called it “won the bet”, pulled MC , hotel check in…..9 hrs. Later rest of the crowd hovered my hotel room.
    My birthday is in december(catholic ,the M & HER big day too). I do celebrate outdoors @ 6 month mark (in june & now? the rest bff do too)WITH: get ready for it,….. climbing a mountain …..covered with enormous pine trees……(ahhhh, not stinking hot yet),……ON HORSEBACK, saddlebags filled with…….chocolate porter( chill mtn stream) WITH limoncello….. lots of COLD thin crust pepperoni/gr pepper/onion PIZZA……3x chocolate sour cream cake, fresh raspberries,blueberries,alpine strwberries…..(nobody has figured how to sherpa ” chocolate marshmallow ice cream)……….BOOM!!. Always a local (3/4 hr drive from philly) state park…BYO…pets welcome……no gifts,just party food….= the birthday party you always secretly wanted!!!=) with your favorite people…low disappointment=)
    Plan well in advance and most state parks rent out real “cabins”,cheaply with accommodating stables (horses & guides) nearby…SPRINKLES!!!!!! Arman, throw THAT out to your friends, and nikki and mum.
    Always a pleasure MSM

  13. Happy birthday!! I’m now strangely determined to make guac and chips (fries) work… And yay giveaways! Looking forward to seeing what awesomeness you have in store 🙂

  14. At least you don’t put yourself out in the freezing cold waters. We wouldn’t want you to get hypothermia or to get eaten by kangaroos/bears/tarantulas/whatever Australian critter on your birthday week.
    I like how much beer(-battered foods) you had!! 😉
    Happy birthday, fried …← haha that was a real typo *friend. ♥︎

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