Time: 15 minutes + chilling time
Gluten-free and Vegan these protein bars are a simple, nutritious and a fantastic treat to be enjoyed at any time of day!
2 cups rolled oats - gluten-free
½ cup of coconut flour
2 tbsp cacao powder
½ cup JUST BLENDS Chocolate Hazelnut Protein Powder
1 tbsp JUST BLENDS Maca powder
a pinch of salt
Wet Ingredients
½ cup of almond butter
¾ cup of rice malt syrup or maple syrup
2 tbsp of coconut milk
2 tbsp coconut oil
1 tbsp of hot water (as needed)

Melted chocolate, chopped hazelnuts

1 In a food processor, add the dry ingredients, oats, flour, cacao powder, a pinch of salt, protein & maca powder, and mix
2 In a microwave, combine the nut butter and maple syrup and heat until melted/combined.  Add the wet ingredients and process until well combined.  The mixture should clump together in your hand - if it is too dry add a tbsp of hot water as needed
3 Transfer to a lined baking dish and press firmly into place.  Refrigerate for at least 20 minutes, before cutting into slices
Melt the chocolate over a double boiler or in the microwave.  Dip each slice into the chocolate, top with chopped hazelnuts 
Store in the fridge in an airtight container, or alternatively freeze them for a longer life, approx 3 months.  ENJOY!