Whether you’ve made your own home made batch or you like to bulk buy, there’s nothing wrong with saving your protein bars for a later date. To freeze or not to freeze? We’re here to answer all your queries around freezing protein bars.
Yes, you can freeze them for up to 3 months. For ready made shop bought protein bars, you can freeze them indefinitely. Alternatively, Wrap your home made protein bars in parchment paper and place in a zip-lock bag, pop them in the freezer for up to 3 months and enjoy them thawed just like the day they were made fresh.
Does freezing destroy protein?
In short, the answer is no. There have been some debates around whether extreme temperatures, hot or cold, can damage protein, therefore making it useless for building muscle and providing energy.
The good news is, whether you freeze protein for a few days, weeks or months, it will remain intact and won’t change structure. You’re still getting the same nutrients as before it was frozen.