featured recipe: power-bars (LF)

health + foodie

One of my best friends lives in Seattle and we’re both pretty much stuck on a health kick.  She cooks and bakes and has actually begun recording a lot of her recipes.  Since I’m here visiting, I thought I’d feature some these (with her permission, of course).

She wanted me to note that she doesn’t always measure out the ingredients and kind of just feels out the amounts, but here’s one recipe to get you started:

Homemade Power-Bars


15-20 dates

1-2 tbs coconut oil

1/4 – 1/2 cup almond butter

2tbs chia seed*

2tbs hemp seeds*

2tbs flax seeds*

2tbs goji berries*

2tbs shredded coconut*

*these ingredients are recommended, but their quantities can be altered and other ingredients can be substituted

20140805-213601-77761361.jpg the spread


Blend dates in a food processor, then mix other dry ingredients in a medium mixing bowl

Spread out in a glass tray or storage container…

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