Chocolate Peanut Energy Bars

While these chocolate peanut energy bars may look like gourmet desserts, we are here to share with you they are actually good for you and super kidney-friendly! Loaded with good things like oats, cinnamon, applesauce, honey and coconut, these chocolate peanut energy bars are perfect when you need a healthy bite on the go or when you’re relaxing at home! Now, let’s get cooking!

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Chocolate Peanut Energy Bars

Chocolate Peanut Energy Bars Ingredients

Appropriate for: CKD non-dialysis, Diabetes, Dialysis, Gluten-free, Heart Healthy

Serves Eight

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted peanuts, chopped
  • 1/4 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup shredded coconut
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey

How to Prepare Chocolate Peanut Energy Bars

  • Heat your oven to 325 degrees
  • Grease a 9×9 inch pan with cooking spray
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, cinnamon, peanuts, chocolate chips and coconut
  • Beat eggs in a small mixing bowl
  • Add applesauce and honey; mix well
  • Add egg mixture to the oat mixture; mix well
  • Press mixture evenly into bottom of the pan
  • Cook for 40 minutes
  • Cool before cutting into energy bars
  • Please note: may keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to one week

Chocolate Peanut Energy Bars Nutrition Facts

(per serving)

Calories 206
Carbohydrates 27 g
Protein 7 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Fat Not listed g
Sodium 35 mg
Potassium 182 mg
Phosphorus 163 mg

We love sharing our kidney-healthy recipes with you like this kidney-friendly chocolate peanut energy bars recipe! We try to share a new recipe every week. So, if you’re craving a favorite food, but it’s not on your kidney diet, please let us know. We’ll look into it and try to add a kidney-friendly version to our list of upcoming recipe blogs. For more kidney-healthy recipes, visit our blog.


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About Shree Mulay, MD
Shree Mulay, MD, is a nephrologist and co-owner of The Kidney Experts. He went to medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College and completed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Shree manages patients at several West Tennessee Healthcare Hospital locations and serves at numerous dialysis locations across the region. He also sees patients at four kidney care clinic locations. Funny, caring and always wanting to help, Shree is passionate about his practice and devotes much of his time to his patients.

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