Makes 16 bars
40g golden flaxseeds 40g brown flaxseeds 40g chia seeds 50g rolled oats 125g chopped cashews 40g unsalted sunflower seeds 30g dried tart cherries or chopped dried apricots 26 pitted dates or fresh figs, roughly chopped 1/8 tsp cinnamon 30g unsweetened coconut flakes (optional) 30g vanilla protein powder 30g unsweetened cocoa powder 100g honey Pinch of salt
● Line an 8"-square baking tray with cling film. Coat the inside with oil.
● In a food processor, combine the flaxseeds, chia seeds, oats, cashews, sunflower seeds, cherries, dates, cinnamon, coconut (if using), protein powder, cocoa powder, honey and salt. Process for one minute, or until nuts and fruit are broken into small pieces and the mixture moves in one mass.
● Pour mixture into the tray and press to compact. Cover and refrigerate for one hour. Cut into 16 bars. Leave refrigerated until ready to eat.
NUTRITION PER BAR Kcals 257, Carbs 45g, Protein 6g, Fat 9g
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