No Bakes: Gooey Shakeology Oatmeal Bars

No Bakes: Gooey Shakeology Oatmeal Bars

There is just something about chocolate that gives me those little hearts in my eyes and a flutter in my heart!! Or maybe those flutters are the calories marching two by two from my mouth to my thighs. Ehh, either way I am sure I am not the only chocolate and sweets craver out there! I have a mighty strong sweet tooth! I absolutely looove my shakeology, but sometimes drinking it in a shake form doesn’t satisfy that CRAVE of just biting into a piece of chocolate! That is where these babies come in!!

>>>> DRUM ROLL PLEASE <<<<

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Gooey Shakeology Oatmeal Bars!

Ingredients:

  • 4 scoops Chocolate Shakeology (or Vegan Chocolate)
  • 3 cups old-fashioned rolled Oats
  • 1 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 dash of ground cinnamon (I dashed two or three time :x)
  • 1 cup non-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup all-natural peanut butter (I like JIF, it doesn’t have all that oil on the top!)
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • nonstick cooking spray

Directions:

  • Combine Shakeology, oats, cocoa powder, and cinnamon in a large bowl and mix well.
  • Add milk, peanut butter, and vanilla extract; mix well. At this point I usually start mixing with my hands to make sure that everything is combined and you won’t find a big hump of PB when you take a bite (not that, that is already a bad thing!)
  • Place in an 8×8 in pan, and coat it slightly with the nonstick cooking spray.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and press down to flatten into pan.
  • Refrigerate for 3 hours, then cut into 12 bars.

Makes 12 servings.     |     Serving size: 1 bar each

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