Home Made Energy Bar

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 412.7
  • Total Fat: 34.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 101.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 6.2 g

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Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1/2 c. slivered almonds
    1/2 c. pecans
    1/4 c. Almond or Sesame Seed Meal (Trader Joe's Just Almond Meal was used)
    1/4 c. unsweetened shredded coconut
    1/4 c. almond butter
    1/4 c. coconut oil
    1 t. pure vanilla extract
    1/2 t. raw honey
    1/4 t. sea salt
    1/4 c. dried cranberries
    1/4 c. dried blueberries

Tips

If you do not plan to eat immediately, you can store the bars in the refrigerator, covered loosley with a paper towl and plastic wrap.


Directions

1. On a cookie sheet, toast nuts and shredded coconut until golden brown (you may need to shake the tray once or twice to make sure they cook evenly.
2. Once toasted, pour mixture into a food processor and pulse until nuts are chopped and mixture becomes coarsley ground.
3. In a mixing bowl, melt coconut oil and almond butter (about 20 seconds). Remove from microwave and stir until smooth.
4. Add vanilla extract, honey and sea salt. Mix thoroughly.
5. Fold in nut mixture and almond (or sesame seed) meal until mixed thoroughly.
6. Fold in berries.
7. Press mixture into an 8 by 4 loaf pan.
8. Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until firm.
9. Cut "loaf" width wise. Should make 6 good sized bars.
10. Enjoy!

Serving Size: 6 good sized bars

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FINALLYHEALTHY2.

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