Chia nut bars

RECIPE: On-the-go chia nut bars

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An energy-boosting, superfoods snack that’s easy, delicious & refined sugar-free – making sure you eat well, even when you’re run off you feet.

Ingredients

  • 10 soft Medjool dates soaked in water for 10 mins
  • 1 ½cups of almonds
  • ½cups of sultanas or other naturally dried preservative-free fruit
  • ⅔ cups pumpkin seeds
  • ⅔cups sunflower seeds
  • 3 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • ¼cup honey or maple syrup

How to make

  • Tip the water off the dates and place in a food processor. Blend until nice and squishy
  • Add the almonds and pulse a few times until chunky
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and pulse until just mixed through, taking care not to over chop the nuts and seeds
  • Pour into a lined baking tin, pressing the mixture down nice and firm and bake for 20 mins at 150° fan forced
  • Cool for another 20 mins and then place into the fridge to set
  • When the mixture has completely set, chop into bars or nibble size portions
  • Enjoy as a quick brekkie on the run or for an afternoon snack
These will keep in the fridge in an airtight glass container for two weeks. Get creative with your favourite nuts and fruit to make them your own.
Sarah Tait is a lover of yoga, nourishing food, photography, the ocean & all her creatures & living Plastic Free. Follow Sarah at www.wanderlightly.com