Teff Energy Bars

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
25 min 25 min 16
Teff Energy Bars
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1 cup Peanut butter, natural (or almond butter)
3/4 cup Honey (or maple syrup)
1 tbsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
2 cup Teff grain, uncooked
1 1/2 cup Rolled oats- Gluten Free
1 cup Walnuts (chopped)
3/4 cup Pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
1/2 cup Sesame seeds
1 1/2 cup Mixed fruit, dried
1 1/2 cup Water
2 medium Egg (beaten, or flax-eggs)


Heat oven to 325°F.

In large skillet roast the teff grain on medium high heat until it starts making sizzling/popping sounds. Allow the teff to pop for about 45 seconds once popping begins. Stir regularly throughout roasting process, especially once popping starts. Set roasted teff aside until called for below

In a large bowl, combine the nut butter, syrup , cinnamon and vanilla. Stir well.

Add the remaining ingredients, except for the eggs, and mix until everything is evenly distributed and all the dry ingredients have been moistened. Let sit in bowl for about 15-20 minutes.

Mix in eggs or egg substitute.

Cover a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and spray lightly with cooking spray.

Pour the granola bar mixture onto the greased paper and press evenly across the pan.

Bake for 20-25 minutes.

Allow the bars to cool completely in the pan before cutting into bars.

Refrigerate leftovers for up to a week or freeze, individually wrapped in plastic, for up to a month.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 432
Calories from fat 173
Calories from saturated fat 28.7
Total Fat 19.2 g
Saturated Fat 3.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 23.8 mg
Sodium 36 mg
Potassium 468 mg
Total Carbohydrate 55 g
Dietary Fiber 7.2 g
Sugars 14.6 g
Protein 13.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.4
Grain 0.7
Meat Alternative 1.1

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