Power Hungry: Building Your Ultimate Energy Bar
June 13, 2016•9 min
Energy bars can be a great option for providing an easy pick-me-up. But, many of them are loaded with sugar and artificial ingredients.Energy bars can be a great option for providing an easy pick-me-up.But, many of them are loaded with sugar and artificial ingredients. What if you could make your own energy bars with little effort, little cost, and the reassurance of knowing exactly what's in them?Camilla V. Saulsbury's new book, Power Hungry: The Ultimate Energy Bar Cookbook, has a simple premise: do-it-yourself power bar recipes that maximize taste and nutrition, minimize cost, and eliminate junky additives. Jam-packed with the best good-for-you ingredients (think whole grains, fruits, nuts) and all-natural, high-quality proteins, these recipes cover protein bars, endurance training bars and gels, granola bars, raw bars, and more.Salty-Sweet Trail Bars, Morning Maple Bars, Flax Your Muscles Bars, Quinoa Chia Apricot Bars, Black Bean Protein Brownies, Green Tea & Ginger Bars, Greek Yogurt Muesli Bars, 5-Minute Protein Truffles, Carrot Cake Action Bars, and Sticky Sesame Energy Bars with Raw Chocolate Drizzle are just a few of the yummy recipes the book includes.Camilla joins host Lisa Davis to share some of her other recipes from the book, as well as just how easy it can be to make these bars in your own kitchen.