Recipe submitted by Jeanette Nessett, a registered dietitian nutritionist and a community outreach specialist with the Lifespan Community Health Institute.


  • 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.