Breakfast power bars

56

PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

1 h 15 min

Makes

16 bars

Breakfast power bars

Photo, Erik Putz.

Tuck one of these chewy, sweet and nutty bars into your purse or gym bag -- you'll never buy the packaged ones again.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole almonds , toasted
  • 1 cup pepitas
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup chopped, pitted Medjool dates

Instructions

  • WRAP a 9 × 5-in. loaf pan with overhanging plastic.
  • WHIRL almonds in a food processor, scraping down sides if needed, until a ball starts to form, about 4 min. Add pepitas, cranberries and dates. Whirl until well combined, 2 to 3 more min. Press mixture firmly into the bottom of the prepared pan. Cover with plastic wrap and chill until firm, about 1 hour.
  • REMOVE from pan and cut into bars. Keep refrigerated up to 2 weeks.

 

Chatelaine Quickies: Breakfast Power Bars

Nutrition (per bar)

  • Calories
  • 145,
  • Protein
  • 5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15 g,
  • Fat
  • 9 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1 mg.