Homemade PROBARs
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Recipe type: Snack
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Serves: 8 bars
 
Salty sweet whole food fuel for a fraction of the price.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup whole unsalted almonds
  • ½ cup hulled unsalted sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup whole flaxseeds
  • ½ cup dried cherries
  • ½ cup pitted dried dates
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • heaping ¼ cup brown rice syrup
  • ½ cup salted pretzels
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F and lightly grease or line a 9" x 7" baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. Soak dates in a bowl of water.
  3. Grind flax seeds in coffee grinder.
  4. Combine almonds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, chocolate chips, oats into a food processor. Pulse until almonds are mostly chopped in quarters.
  5. With a knife, chop cherries and dates into small pieces.
  6. Crush pretzels to desired size.
  7. Add almond mixture, fruit mixture, pretzels, and remaining ingredients to large mixing bowl. Mix until brown rice syrup and almond butter are even distributed to bind all ingredients together. This takes some elbow grease.
  8. Firmly press mixture into pan/baking dish.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes.
  10. When cool, cut into 8 bars.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 bar Calories: 398 Fat: 18g Saturated fat: 3g Carbohydrates: 57g Fiber: 9g Protein: 9g
Recipe by Plant Eaters' Manifesto at http://www.planteatersmanifesto.com/homemade-probars/