Protein Bars

Breakfast, Lunch, Snack

Ingredients

  • 2C almonds – soaked overnight
  • 2 tbsp. ground flax seeds
  • 1/2C shredded coconut
  • 1/2C nut butter or coconut butter
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2C pastured butter or coconut oil or a blend of the two (melted)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Stevia, to taste (optional)
  • Cacao chips (chopped, optional)

Instructions

Drain and rinse almonds and place almonds, flax meal, coconut, nut butter and salt in food processor.  Pulse to chop and combine.  Add melted butter and/or coconut oil, vanilla, stevia and chocolate chips to food processor mixture.  Mix to form a coarse paste.  Press mixture into an 8×8 Pyrex glass type pan. Chill in refrigerator for about an hour.  Cut into bars and freeze or keep cold in the refrigerator.  Enjoy!

(Recipe via Debbie Wais)