Nourishing Nutbars

Submitted by Amy Height
Submitted by Amy Height
A nutrient-packed energy bar made with homemade toasted nut flour, protein powder and coconut oil. Sugar-free, vegan, gluten-free.

Ingredients

1/2 cup walnuts

1/8 cup almonds

1/8 cup pumpkin seeds

1/4 cup coconut flour

1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

2 tbsp hemp protein powder

1/2 cup coconut oil, melted (or at least at room temperature)

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

1/2 tsp of brown rice syrup or Grade B maple syrup (optional)

1/4 teaspoon sea salt


Nutritional information

No nutrition information available

Instructions

· Preheat oven to 350F. Place nuts and shredded coconut on a baking sheet and toast for 5-8 minutes until browned and fragrant.

· Transfer to a food processor and blend until it forms a coarse mealy texture.

· Combine coconut oil, vanilla, brown rice syrup and salt. Stir to combine.

· Add nut mixture and coconut flour, folding in a little at a time until evenly mixed throughout.

· Press mixture into a small loaf pan.

· Refrigerate for about half an hour, until firm.

· Cut into 2” x 1” bars. Refrigerate.