Energy Bars, Raw

If you don’t have time for breakfast, these bars are a great ready-to-go food. They require no baking or dehydrating. Simply combine the ingredients in a food processor and pop them in the freezer to set.

Energy Bars, Raw

Ingredients

  • 10 Dates, Medjool remove pits
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla powder
  • 1 cup Oats
  • 1 1/2 cups Nuts such as almonds, walnuts or pecans
  • 1 cup Coconut, desiccated
  • 1/2 cup Dried fruit such as sultanas, currants or cranberries
  • 1/2 cup Sunflower kernels or pumpkin seeds
  • 1 pinch Salt, Himalayan rock finely ground
  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • 2 tablespoons Water

Instructions

  • Remove pits from the dates and place them in a food processor with the salt, vanilla powder and two tablespoons of water.
  • Process until it forms a smooth paste. Stop the food processor, as needed, to scrape down the sides.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and pulse until the nuts are roughly chopped. Add the honey and continue to pulse until the mixture begins to clump together.
  • Line a square or rectangular pan (approximately 20 x 20 cm) with baking paper. Spread the mixture out evenly into the pan.
  • Press the mixture firmly into the pan and freeze for about 4 hours.
  • Remove from the pan and cut into desired size bars or squares.