Peanut Butter & Cacao Energy Bars


Vegan Dairy Free
Peanut Butter & Cacao Energy Bars

These energy bars - kindly shared with us from the fab Lorna Jane Clarkson - are the PERFECT pick-me-up energy booster after a workout or when that 3pm slump comes along.

It only takes 10 minutes to throw the ingredients into the food processor and press into a slice tin and ta-dah your healthy and nutritious snack is ready to go!

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 60 minutes
Servings: 16-20 serves

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 3 tbsp. natural peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp. cacao powder
  • 16 pitted medjool dates (or 1 cup soaked dried dates)
  • 1 tbsp. pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbsp. boiling water

Method:

  • Blend all ingredients, except boiling water, in a food processor until crumbed.
  • Slowly add boiling water until the mix forms a ball in the processor.
  • Firmly press the mixture into a lined slice tin and allow to harden for 30 min - 1hr before eating.
  • Store in a sealed container in the fridge or freezer.

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