Ana Plenter - The Official Blog

Hello and welcome to my blog. My name is Ana and I am the founder of Build My Body Beautiful & Body Beautiful Fitness I have been in the fitness industry for over 18 years, and as a personal trainer, and fitness competitor, I have mastered the art of natural fat loss and creating a lean, toned feminine physique. In this blog I am happy to share with you information that I have learned tried and tested about fitness training for women, fat loss, diets, recipes, and overall health & wellness.


Homemade Protein Bars

I often get asked by clients about eating protein bars.  While this sounds like an ideal convenience food and promises all the healthy benefits that protein provides your body, be careful.  Unfortunately many protein bars and such substitutes on the market today are full of preservatives, junk and even sugar.  They are really just short of a fancy chocolate bar.  Rather than playing the guessing game of which one (very few) are good for you out there, and wasting $3-5/bar, why not just make your own?!  This is a very simple recipe and very yummy.  Have fun with it get creative and try your own variations. 

Check out my homemade protein bars recipe  

8 Bars
  • 2 1/2 c. (200 g) gluten free oats
  • 1 scoop (30 g) whey powder (use chocolate flavor)
  • 2 tbsp. natural almond butter
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 2 medium bananas (300 g), mashed
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 7 tbsp. (approx. 100 ml) nonfat milk
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

Preheat your oven for 5 minutes at 350 degrees F. 
Mix the dry ingredients (oats, whey, cinnamon). Add the almond butter and stir in thoroughly. Add the egg whites, mashed bananas and the honey. Add the nonfat milk slowly, while mixing thoroughly. Spoon the mixture into a greased lined cake tin and level with a knife. Place in oven and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly before cutting to reduce stickiness. Cut into 8 bars.

Looking for more great, eat-clean, healthy and delicious recipes? Check out my 101 Fat Burning Recipes for Women! 

1 comment:

  1. Speaking of protein bars, are they really so useful? I've read a specialized article about the best protein bars for women, but I'm still not sure I want to start eating them. Thus an advise from a specialist will be greatly appreciated.