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Super food granola bars

  • Author: Jess
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 15 bars 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Chill
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Super food granola bars


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats (or gluten-free oats)
  • 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seeds
  • 3 tbsp hemp hearts
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup pitted medjool dates
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter +2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • handful of 70% dark chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Cover an 8 x 8 inch baking pan with parchment paper
  2. Place the oats, toasted almonds, shredded coconut, flax seeds, hemp hearts, chia seeds, and cinnamon in a bowl, and mix together.
  3. In a food processor, blend your 1/2 cup of dates, until it forms a ball.
  4. add your “date ball” into the dry mixture.
  5. Melt the peanut butter and honey together in a microwave safe bowl, until combined. Add the vanilla to your peanut butter & honey mixture.
  6. Pour half the peanut butter & honey mixture into your dry ingredients, use a fork to incorporate, and to begin to break up the date ball. Add the remaining mixture and repeat.
  7. Add chocolate chips now.
  8. Continue to incorporate with the fork, or use your hands (recommended) to get in there and mix everything together until it is evenly mixed.
  9. Pour mixture into your baking sheet, and press down with your hands to make an even layer.
  10. Place in the fridge for 2 hours, and cut into 15 bars.
  11. *Make sure to store these in an air-tight container, in the FRIDGE.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 bar
  • Calories: 183
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Protein: 6g

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