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Super Food Protein Bars

Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 120 min.
Total Time: 140 min.
Servings: 24

What you need

1/4 cup brown rice syrup
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1/4 cup raw cacao or cocoa powder
1/4 cup extra-virgin coconut oil
1/2 cup ground flax seeds
1/4 cup hemp seeds
2 teaspoons maca root powder, optional
10 pitted medjool dates (about 1 cup)
2 cups puffed millet
1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
3/4 teaspoon sea salt
1 cup mixed toasted seeds, such as sunflower, sesame and pumpkin seeds
3/4 cup almond or sunflower seed butter
1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1 tablespoon vanilla extract

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How to do it

1. Line a 13-by-9-inch pan with parchment paper and set aside. In a large bowl combine the millet, flax seeds, oats, coconut, hemp, chia and maca if using.

2. Roughly chop the dates and add to a food processor with the almond butter, cacao, coconut oil, brown rice syrup, 4 teaspoons water, the vanilla extract and salt, and blend until combined.

3. Add to the dry mix and mix until completely combined. Press evenly into the prepared tray and freeze until completely cold and firm, 2 hours.

4. Remove and slice into 24 1-by-2-inch bars. Store in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 3 months.

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Nutrition

Calories
243.06cal ( 12.15% of daily need)
Fat
13.22g ( 20.34% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
3.73g ( 23.3% of daily need)
Carbohydrates
25.8g ( 8.6% of daily need)
Sugar
6.59g ( 7.33% of daily need)
Cholesterol
0mg ( 0% of daily need)
Sodium
78.14mg ( 3.4% of daily need)
Alcohol
0.19g ( 1.04% of daily need)
Protein
7.09g ( 14.17% of daily need)
Manganese
0.7mg ( 35.24% of daily need)
Magnesium
78.61mg ( 19.65% of daily need)
Copper
0.39mg ( 19.58% of daily need)
Phosphorus
180.73mg ( 18.07% of daily need)
Fiber
4.4g ( 17.6% of daily need)
Vitamin B1
0.18mg ( 11.78% of daily need)
Iron
1.76mg ( 9.79% of daily need)
Folate
38.64µg ( 9.66% of daily need)
Vitamin B6
0.17mg ( 8.29% of daily need)
Vitamin B5
0.81mg ( 8.14% of daily need)
Vitamin B3
1.6mg ( 7.99% of daily need)
Zinc
1.06mg ( 7.08% of daily need)
Vitamin B2
0.09mg ( 5.49% of daily need)
Potassium
144.51mg ( 4.13% of daily need)
Calcium
39.19mg ( 3.92% of daily need)
Selenium
2.72µg ( 3.89% of daily need)

Breakdown

Proteins
11.31%
Fat
47.49%
Carbs
41.2%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only.

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