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No-Bake Chocolate Almond Bars
1 cup of rolled oats
1/2 cup organic honey
1/2 cup almonds, chopped
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
1/4 cup goji berries, raisins, or craisins
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup almond butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. sea salt
Combine wet ingredients. In a saucepan, heat the honey, coconut oil, almond butter, sea salt, vanilla, and cinnamon over low heat.
Combine dry ingredients. In a bowl, combine dark chocolate chips, chopped almonds, chopped walnuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, rolled oats, and chosen berries.
Stir together wet and dry ingredients. Press into a greased 8" x 8" pan. Refrigerate until hardened. Cut into desired number of bars.
Store bars in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Use parchment paper to separate the layers of bars.
Recipe submitted by Jeanette Nessett, a registered dietitian nutritionist and a health promotion interventionist with Lifespan’s Working Healthy program.