No-bake quinoa energy bars

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-10+
70 g quinoa
160 g almonds
100 g rolled oats
180 g pitted dates
80 g cashew butter
150 ml maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp coconut oil
100 g bittersweet chocolate
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • 3 pots
  • 2 rubber spatulas
  • 2 cutting boards
  • 2 knives
  • frying pan
  • spatula
  • food processor
  • bowl
  • parchment paper
  • baking dish
  • heatproof bowl
  • wire rack

Nutrition per serving

Cal
362
Protein
9g
Fat
18g
Carb
40g

Step 1/5

Add quinoa to a pot over medium-low heat and toast until puffed.  Remove from heat and let cool.
  • 70 quinoa
  • pot
  • rubber spatula

Add quinoa to a pot over medium-low heat and toast until puffed. Remove from heat and let cool.

Step 2/5

Chop almonds and add to a frying pan on medium-low heat. Add rolled oats and roast for approx. 10 min., or until the almonds are fragrant. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • 160 almonds
  • 100 rolled oats
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • frying pan
  • spatula

Chop almonds and add to a frying pan on medium-low heat. Add rolled oats and roast for approx. 10 min., or until the almonds are fragrant. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 3/5

Add dates to a food processor and mix until chopped finely. Add cashew butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and coconut oil to a pot and heat until the coconut oil is melted and everything is combined. Add almond-oat mixture, puffed quinoa, cashew butter mixture, and dates to a bowl and stir to combine.
  • 180 pitted dates
  • 80 cashew butter
  • 150 ml maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • food processor
  • pot
  • rubber spatula
  • bowl

Add dates to a food processor and mix until chopped finely. Add cashew butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and coconut oil to a pot and heat until the coconut oil is melted and everything is combined. Add almond-oat mixture, puffed quinoa, cashew butter mixture, and dates to a bowl and stir to combine.

Step 4/5

Transfer the mixture to a parchment-lined baking dish, press down firmly, and smooth out. Refrigerate for approx. 1 hr., or until the energy bars have firmed up.
  • parchment paper
  • baking dish

Transfer the mixture to a parchment-lined baking dish, press down firmly, and smooth out. Refrigerate for approx. 1 hr., or until the energy bars have firmed up.

Step 5/5

Melt bittersweet chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pot with simmering water. Remove cooled energy bar mixture from the baking pan and cut into evenly-sized bars. Drizzle with melted chocolate and let cool. Enjoy!
  • 100 bittersweet chocolate
  • heatproof bowl
  • pot
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • wire rack

Melt bittersweet chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pot with simmering water. Remove cooled energy bar mixture from the baking pan and cut into evenly-sized bars. Drizzle with melted chocolate and let cool. Enjoy!