Superfood Energy Bars

Every ingredient in these bars is a nutrient powerhouse! A healthy snack loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fibre, protein & omega 3s that help you reduce your risk of chronic diseases. So if you’re looking for a a great and satisfying snack between meals, for kids lunchboxes, picnics, morning or afternoon tea, breakfast or any time you need an energy boost – look no further!

Ingredients:

*Makes about 8 bars, double mix for greater quantity*

  • 1/3 – 1/2 cup dates (depending how sweet you want it)
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 2 tb pumpkin seeds (pepitas) + 1-2 tb extra for top
  • 1 tb flax seeds or meal
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1 + 1/2 – 2tb melted coconut oil

Method:

First soak dates in boiling water 5-10mins and drain.

Blend almonds and walnuts till coarsely ground, then add all other ingredients into blender and process until the mixture is starting to stick together (Start with 1 + 1/2 tb oil and add a bit more if mixture seems too dry).

Press firmly into a tin lined with baking paper. Sprinkle with extra pepitas and press them down into the top.

Place in fridge or freezer until firm, the cut into bars. Store in fridge.

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