Vibrant Life Energy Bars

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Total Time
15 mins
5 mins

Yummy bars created for an annual 5 K "Fun Run" and adapted from Cooking for Two with the Micheff Sisters. A vegan recipe.

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  1. In a large bowl, combine nuts, dried fruits, sunflower seeds, oats and rice cereal. Mix well and set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine peanut butter, honey and maple syrup. Heat and stir until melted and smooth.
  3. Add vital wheat gluten. Stir until smooth. Do NOT bring to a boil. Stir in vanilla and pour over dry ingredients. Stir well and pour into an 8 x 8" pan that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Pat mixture down firmly into pan. Cut into 12 bars. When the bars have cooled, wrap individually in plastic wrap. Enjoy!