Midday Crisis Bars

Midday Crisis Bars

We all know how rough it can be to get through an entire day of sitting in the office. This recipe has a fair amount of sugar for a quick kick to get you moving, but it also has some carbohydrates, potassium, and some nuts to get you through the rest of your shift.


2 Medium sized bananas

1 Large Egg

1 Cup of Milk (usually, when I make them, I tend to use 1% milk)

4 servings of Strawberry protein powder (equal to about 100 grams of protein)

5 tsp Honey

1 cup of dehydrated peanut-butter powder (I prefer PB2)

1 cup of all natural chunky peanut butter

1/2 cup of pomegranate seeds (blended thoroughly)


  • Preheat Oven to 325 degrees
  • Mix ingredients to desired thickness and consistency
  • Coat 9×13 baking pan with 0 calorie non-stick spray
  • Spread evenly
  • Bake for 7-10 minutes
  • Cool and Cut


You can add more carbohydrates by adding a cup or two of dried oats, granola, or flax seed. If you prefer sweeter bars, add some dried fruit to the mix – like raisins, dried cranberries, etc; just don’t add unnatural sugars!



About Nick

Nick Levato has been involved with the fitness community for over 8 years. Not only is he a Certified Personal Trainer but, has also been trained in martial arts. Nick has overseen the training of many individuals spanning all ages and fitness goals; and experimented most diets; for competitions, cutting, vegetarian, and general diets to coincide with weight training at the time. In addition to training on an individual level, Nick has also taught many group classes. He takes pride in pushing himself to his limits in the gym and in his everyday life.

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