Pre-packaged energy bars aren’t only filled with unnecessary sugars, they are also quite expensive. Good news: you can easily make healthy and filling snacks in your own kitchen, sometimes even without an oven or microwave!
Vegan apricot cherry energy bar
Made with 100% natural, whole-food ingredients. The recipe uses dried apricots and cherries, but it’s easy the ingredients whatever way you like it. Click here for the recipe!
No bake peanut butter protein bars
According to the blogger who came up with this recipe, these protein bars have a texture like fudge, but it’s good for you! That’s how we like it. Click here for the recipe.
Double chocolate granola
Did anyone say double chocolate? Try this chocolaty spin on the regular granola bar. Good in yogurt, with a bit of milk or just by the handful. Make this recipe!
Nut free banana chocolate chip date bars
If you’re not a fan of nuts, you’re going to like this one. Banana chips are a great trial snack, but eating the same thing over and over again can get boring. Chelsea adds chocolate and dates to her recipe, which is a yummy change! Click here for the recipe.
Feel good hearty granola bars
These lightly-sweet granola bars are a good option for anyone who likes tossing something in their bag in case they need it. They are only sweetened with bananas and dried fruit, so no sugar crashes here! Make this recipe!
Homemade healthy energy bars
This recipe with goji berries, pumpkin seeds and hemp seeds will make you never want to eat processed energy bars again. These bars are incredibly simple and require no baking. Click here for the recipe.
3-ingredient energy bars
These chewy, nutty energy bars only have three ingredients and require no baking! Perfect for anyone who wants to quickly throw together a snack before leaving for a hike. Make this recipe!
Susan Whick is a contributor to The Camping Canuck. She’s worked and interned at Global News Toronto and CHECX. Susan is based in Toronto and writes travel pieces for the site. In addition to her severe Cinnabon addiction, Susan is a Netflix enthusiast, a red wine drinker, and avid paddler.