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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 157.6
  • Total Fat: 9.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 128.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 2.2 g

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Vegan Energy Bars

Submitted by: LOVE_2_RUN
Vegan Energy Bars

Introduction

Delicious homemade energy bars make a healthier, less costly alternative to store bought bars. Use whatever nuts and dried fruits you desire and sub chocolate chips for the carob chips if desired. Just make sure to choose a dairy free variety to keep the recipe vegan. The flax mixed with water is a great substitute for egg to help hold the bars together. Enjoy! Delicious homemade energy bars make a healthier, less costly alternative to store bought bars. Use whatever nuts and dried fruits you desire and sub chocolate chips for the carob chips if desired. Just make sure to choose a dairy free variety to keep the recipe vegan. The flax mixed with water is a great substitute for egg to help hold the bars together. Enjoy!
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    8 tsp, 20 grams flaxmeal
    3 Tbs warm water
    2 Tbs blue or amber agave
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    1/4 cup whole wheat flour
    1/4 tsp baking powder
    1/4 tsp baking soda
    1/4 tsp salt
    2 cups nuts, 200 grams (I used mixed raw nuts)
    1 1/4 cups dried fruit, 175 grams ( I used dried cranberries and currants)
    8 dried figs, 50 grams (or dates)
    4 Tbs carob chips (nondairy, I use Chatfield's)
    cooking spray

Directions

Spray an 8x8 nonstick baking pan with cooking spray and set aside. Preheat oven to 350.

Mix flaxmeal with warm water in small bowl. Stir in agave and vanilla extract, set aside.

Stir together dry ingredients, whole wheat flour through salt and set aside.

Chop dried fruit, nuts, and carob chips. I use a food processor to chop each ingredient seperately. You can also do this with a knife but it takes a bit more time. Combine all chopped ingredients in a large bowl.

Add dry ingredients to the berry/nut mixture and stir to combine. Then add in wet ingredients and stir until well combined. Spoon mixture into sprayed baking pan and press down firmly and evenly.

Bake uncovered for apprx 25 minutes at 350 degrees F. If they are browning too much, lightly cover with a piece of foil during last 10 minutes of cooking. Let sit in pan for a few minutes then remove and place on cooling rack. Run a knife around edge of pan to losen. Once cool, cut into 16 bars. I store the leftovers in the fridge or freezer to keep fresh. Enjoy

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MRSFLEX.






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