Gluten-Free Protein Bars

Number of Servings: 24 (34 g)
Active Time: 15 Minutes
Total Time: 30 Minutes

Protein bars can be expensive, and many of them are filled with artificial ingredients we often prefer to avoid. These simple bars are cheap, tasty, easy to make and if you have to avoid gluten, they’ll be a welcome addition to your recipe repertoire.


  • 1 cup dry quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seeds, no salt
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped dates
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • cinnamon, cloves or nutmeg to taste
  • 1 cup skim milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees Fahrenheit. Mix all ingredients to form a thick batter.
  2. Spread thinly over an 11×15 baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool and cut into 24 pieces.

Nutrition Facts

24 servings per container

Serving Size 34 g

Amount per serving
Calories 75
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 4%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 5g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 19.9mg 2%
Iron 0.5mg 6%
Potassium 115mg 2%
Vitamin A 6.3mcg 0%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Vitamin E 1mg 6%
Vitamin K 1.4mcg 0%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 0%
Niacin 1mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 11.7mcg 3%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 0.3mcg 0%
Chloride 19mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.1mg 0%
Phosphorus 57.8mg 4%
Iodine 2.5mcg 2%
Magnesium 27.9mg 6%
Zinc 0.4mg 0%
Selenium 2.2mcg 4%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.2mg 8%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.6mcg 2%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Skim Milk, Quinoa, Buckwheat Flour, Dates, Raisins, Sunflower Seeds, Unsweetened Applesauce, Canola Oil, Coconut, Salt.

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