Pumpkin Seed Butter Energy Bars

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 1 h 6
Pumpkin Seed Butter Energy Bars
Health Rating

Ingredients


1/2 cup Pumpkin seed butter
1/2 cup Quinoa, cooked
1/4 cup Coconut, shredded, unsweetened
2 tbsp Chia seeds
1 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
1/2 tsp Stevia sweetener, powder
2 tbsp Coconut oil
1/4 cup Coconut flakes, unsweetened
1 tbsp Cinnamon (for pumpkin spice)
2 tsp Ginger, ground (for pumpkin spice)
1/2 tsp Nutmeg, ground (for pumpkin spice)

Instructions


1. Brush the sides and bottom of a loaf pan with a bit of melted coconut oil, then line pan with parchment paper, set aside.

2. In a small bowl, add coconut milk, alcohol free vanilla and powdered stevia, whisk to combine, set aside.

3. In the bowl of a food processor, add cooked quinoa, pumpkin seed butter, pumpkin pie spice, unsweetened shredded coconut and chia seeds, process until combined. Add coconut milk mixture, again process until combined. Lastly, add coconut oil and process until just combined.

4. Press bar dough into prepared loaf pan, sprinkle with toasted coconut flakes, pressing flakes gently into dough.

5. Place bar dough in freezer until set, about hour. Lift dough out of loaf pan with parchment paper, slice into bars.

6. Store bars in a tightly sealed container in refrigerator or freezer.

 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 247
Calories from fat 169
Calories from saturated fat 70
Total Fat 18.8 g
Saturated Fat 7.8 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 4.2 mg
Potassium 69 mg
Total Carbohydrate 10.7 g
Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
Sugars 0.6 g
Protein 8.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.2
Meat Alternative 0.8

Energy sources


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Notes:

To toast coconut flakes, place them on a baking sheet at 350 degrees F (177 degrees C), for about 5 to 6 minutes or just until flakes begin to colour.

Cooking time = chill time

Recipe from:
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