Faba Protein Quinoa Bar


Faba Protein Quinoa Bar

This recipe is really simple and tastes deliciously sweet! Combining the textures of almonds, nut butter, quinoa and chocolate chips, it makes for a gooey, chewy protein bar with plenty of protein, fibre and flavour.


  • 4 Scoops NZProtein Faba Protein Powder
  • 15 Pitted dates, soaked in hot water for 5 minutes
  • 1 1/2c Cooked quinoa
  • 1/2c Almond butter
  • 1/3c Water
  • 3/4c raw almonds, blended
  • 1/4c chocolate chips
  • *Optional: Chocolate melts for the topping

faba bean protein and quinoa bars with chocolate and coconut


  1. If you haven't already, cook the quinoa over a pot of boiling water for 20 minutes, and soak the dates in a bowl of hot water for 5 minutes.
  2. In a high speed blender, blitz the raw almonds, soaked and drained dates, water and NZP Faba Protein Powder together until combined.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and mix in the almond butter, cooked quinoa and chocolate chips.
  4. Move to a lined baking dish and set in the fridge for 1 hour.
  5. *Optional: While the dish is setting in the fridge, melt chocolate over a double boiler ready to drizzle on top.
  6. Once the mixture is set, drizzle the chocolate over the top and allow to cool before cutting into bars and enjoying!