Healthy Homemade Matcha Green Tea Fudge Protein Bars - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

These Healthy Homemade Matcha Green Tea Fudge Protein Bars are incredibly unique and totally healthy — packed with quality protein, healthy fats and all natural goodness, these sweet and fudgy treats are surprisingly filling and 100% nutritious!  Plus, they’re no bake and super easy to make.  Oh, and they’re naturally green too (no artificial food coloring here!)

Healthy Homemade Matcha Green Tea Fudge Protein Bars - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

Yes, I know a green protein bar is a really weird concept to wrap our heads around, let alone eat…  but you gotta admit, it’s pretty fascinating  ;)  And once you think about it, people eat green sweets all the time!  Like green Lucky Charm marshmallows and green Fruit Loops…  or Granny Smith apples and kiwis, for those who eat au naturel.

I mean, look at those chocolate drizzles.  A generous drizzling of chocolate can make anything taste better, and it sure did the trick here.  I don’t even like matcha and I loved these protein bars!  Fun, easy, healthy — these are the perfect treats to keep on hand for long and busy days.  Or any day at all, really.

I genuinely love love love my Abnormal Psychology class, but I really looked forward to it being over so I could eat one of these green things  ;)

Healthy Homemade Matcha Green Tea Fudge Protein Bars - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

To be honest, I was just making these protein bars for myself…  I wasn’t planning on posting the recipe.  There are so many health benefits to organic green tea and matcha, so I try to incorporate them into my diet any way possible.  Unfortunately, it’s hot here in Arizona so I don’t like drinking tea (plus, my heart belongs to iced coffee), and I’m not a big fan of green tea supplements.

But when I posted these pictures on my Instagram …

Healthy Homemade Matcha Green Tea Fudge Protein Bars - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits  Healthy Homemade Matcha Green Tea Fudge Protein Bars - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

… I got more likes than ever before and I promised to post the recipe.

Healthy Homemade Matcha Green Tea Fudge Protein Bars - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits


So here it is!

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