Whole Food Nutrition Bar
This gluten, grain and dairy-free, no-bake nutrition bar recipe uses an abundance of whole food ingredients and functional foods (i.e. cacao nibs and maca powder) to give you the most nutritional bang for your buck. 1 Earthfood per serving: ♥
Servings Prep Time
20bars 10minutes
Passive Time
60minutes (for bars to set)
Servings Prep Time
20bars 10minutes
Passive Time
60minutes (for bars to set)
Ingredients
  • 2.5cups pitted dates, halved
  • 2 cups raw, unsalted almonds
  • 2tbsp. cacao nibsI like Navitas brand
  • 1/2cup quinoa flakesI like I Heart Keenwah brand
  • 1/4cup Bob’s Red Mill Pea Protein Powder
  • 2tbsp. maca powderI like Navitas brand
  • 2tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2tsp. Sea salt
  • 2tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 3tbsp. organic virgin coconut oil
  • 1tbsp. raw honey
  • 2tbsp. organic, unsweetened coconut flakes + more for toppingI like Let’s Do Organic brand
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor and gently pulse until the nuts are chopped and a cohesive mixture is formed. You may have to divide the mixture into two and process each batch separately, then stir to combine together in a large bowl.
  2. Line a 9 X 6 rimmed baking dish with parchment paper and press the mixture into dish until flat and smooth. Refrigerate for an hour then cut into 20 squares and top with additional coconut flakes. Bars will keep for one week in the refrigerator or two months in the freezer.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts per barCalories: 150Total Fat: 10 g; Saturated Fat: 3 g; Sodium: 70 mg; Potassium: 140 mg; Total Carbohydrate: 12 g; Dietary fiber: 3 g; Net Carbohydrates: 9 grams; Sugar: 6 g (1 gram added sugar); Protein: 5 g