Whole food nut's Note:
A delicious, high fiber power bar made of whole foods, with soy protein, and nuts, sweetened only with dates, and a little 70% dark chocolate on top.
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- 10 ounces silken low-fat tofu, drained well (almost the whole package)
- 15 large medjool dates, pitted
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 3 cups rolled oats
- 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
- 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
- 1/4 cup ground flax seeds
- 1/2 cup pecans or 1/2 cup walnuts or 1/2 cup almonds
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries (optional) or 1/4 cup raisins (optional) or 1/4 cup chopped dried fruit (optional)
- 6 ounces 70% dark chocolate
- 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- 2Puree the tofu, dates and coconut oil in a blender.
- 3Transfer this paste to a bowl.
- 4Add oats and nuts and seeds and dried fruits as you desire.
- 5Spray coat a 9x13 inch pan.
- 6Spread the mixture evenly into the pan.
- 7Cook for 30 minutes, or until firm and browned.
- 8Melt the chocolate in a microwaveable bowl.
- 9Spread melted chocolate over the top of the bars.
- 10Allow to cool for at least 1 hour, or put in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
- 11Cut into small 1x3 or 2x4 inch pieces, they are very filling!
- 12These keep well for a week in the fridge, or for 3 months in the freezer. I freeze 3/4 of my batch and eat them straight out of the freezer, they're not too hard!
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Nutritional Facts for Homemade Power Bars
Serving Size: 1 (27 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 27
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 130.5
- Calories from Fat 81
- Total Fat 9.0 g
- Saturated Fat 4.2 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 2.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 12.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
- Sugars 3.2 g
- Protein 3.3 g
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