Snackdown Power Bars Recipe

Servings: 10 bars

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When busy and especially out and about and in need of a pick-me-up, pull out one of these pocket-size healthy, delicious bars charged with superfoods and no refined sugars or unhealthy fats.  




¾ cup coarsely chopped Brazil nuts

⅓ cup each pumpkin & sunflower seeds

½ cup rolled oats

⅓ cup unsweetened cacao powder (or cocoa)

⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

8 Medjool dates, pitted

8 dried apricots

2 tablespoons melted coconut oil

½ cup honey

3 egg whites


Snackdown Power Bars in a frying pan.
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In skillet with Teflon™ nonstick coating, toast nuts and seeds over medium heat; pulse 6 times in processor; add to bowl with the oats, cacao, coconut. In processor chop dates & apricots; add to bowl. Whisk oil with honey and eggs; turn into dry mix; combine well; spread in an 8-inch pan with Teflon™ nonstick; press flat with spatula. Bake 300 ° for 40 minutes or until edges start to brown; cool on rack 15 minutes; loosen edges with spatula and turn out of pan to wire rack 15 minutes; cool in fridge 1 hour. Cut bars 1x4 inches. Wrap for take-away or cover and refrigerate.