Almond Butter Bars

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There are somethings in life that you just can’t control. Right now I’m suffering serious control issues with these Almond Butter Bars. I am in a constant battle with my head telling me ‘only eat one Amy’!! They are so blooming delicious that there is a serious danger of me tucking into the entire slab of bars. I’m not sure if it is just physiological but I have been eating a bar before going to the gym and the energy that they are giving me is amazing. Before, I was feeling slightly sluggish but after gobbling one of these 40 minutes before I really feel like I have 20% extra energy. I guess its all in the almonds. So, I know all your interested in the recipe rather than me blabbing on so here is it. Make and enjoy!!

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Prep Time          Fridge Time
10 minutes          1 -1 1/2 hour

Total Time
1h 10 minutes

Moreish Almond Butter Bars that will keep you going just that little bit longer.

Recipe Type: Snack
Cousine: Vegan
Serves: 14

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of puffed quinoa
  • 1 cup of nut butter (i used homemade almond butter)
  • handful of chopped almonds
  • 1/2 dried cranberries
  • 1 inch of grated ginger
  • 2 tbs of coconut oil
  • 3 tbs agave syrup
  • 1/2 pumpkin seeds
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 bar of dark chocolate
  • desiccated coconut to top

Instructions

1. Mix the puffed quinoa and almond butter together until all the quinoa is covered.
2. Add the chopped almonds, cranberries, grated ginger, pressed or melted coconut oil, pumpkin seeds, salt and agave syrup. Mix until the mixture clings together.
3. Using a tin with baking paper, press the mixture out until it forms a long shape maybe 1cm deep. Press with a spoon to make sure the mixture is compact.
4. Put into the fridge for 1 hours.
5. Melt dark chocolate and pour on top of the slab. Top with desiccated coconut. Pop into the freezer until the chocolate has hardened.
6. Chop the bars according to the size you want and trade. Enjoy!!


3 thoughts on “Almond Butter Bars

  1. OK not sure I would be abble to colk all that, but it does look delicious. Not sure about the extra energy though. I think it varies from person to person. I tried a lot of elements to give that extra inch of gas, and what works for me is carbohydrate and caffeine. A slice of integral bread and some caffeine before workout… Haven’t tried those cereal bars pretty soon cause they do look delicious!

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    1. Thanks for your comment Guto Preccicacco you mysterious man. Maybe I can give you a little bit of information about the energy content of these super delicious bars. These bars contain a carb called quinoa. A complex carb that can provide you with a steady stream of energy while keeping you lean. What makes it even more attractive it’s based on pure plant properties. In addition to quinoa, there is also the energy enriching nutrients in from the almonds. They contain a high magnesium content which aids in the production of energy.

      I suggest you maybe substitute your slice of bread, integral as it may be, for a more nutrient inriched pre workout snack. Even though bread is a carb, it isn’t a nutrient powerhouse.

      Who knows, maybe one day, someone might just make you some!

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      1. Ms Watton, who knew… You got me interested I’m those amazing home made cereal bars. Guess my diet needs some upgrading! Been on box food diet for too long hehehe.

        Can I order a few of those delicious pre trainers? Can you deliver in Brasil?

        Thanks!

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