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LIFE BARS! How to Make your own Nutrition Bars

 Hey guys!!

I am soooo excited to share with you the most delicious homemade nutrition bars you will ever eat. LIFE BARS!

What are LIFE BARS you ask? Well, they are delicious energy bars that are healthy, clean, and vegan!! THEY ARE LIFE!!! You no longer have to go to the store and buy prepackaged bars. Instead, you can make your own nutrition bars at home! You save on cost, and you know exactly what ingredients you’re putting into them. Perfect snack to take on-the-go, bring to school, or work!

Okay, here are your recipes:

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PEANUT BUTTER BLISS

Serving Size: 1 bar

Prep Time: 5 min

Total Time: 5 min

Ingredients:

20 large pitted dates

1 cup lightly salted dry roasted peanuts

2 tablespoons natural peanut butter

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Method:

-Place all ingredients into a large food processor.  Be sure to check for pits, even in “pitted dates.”

-Process for 1-2 minutes or until contents have broken down and resemble a thick dough.

-Press into the bottom of a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan.  Press the top firmly and evenly.

-Place in refrigerator for 30 min – 1 hour. Cut into 8 bars and wrap in saran wrap until ready to eat.

The method is the same for the rest of the bars!

Nutrition Info: Calories: 200, Protein: 5g, Fat: 9g, Carbs: 31g, Fiber: 4g, Net Carbs: 27g

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COCONUT CASHEW CRAZE

Serving Size: 1 bar

Prep Time: 5 min

Total Time: 5 min

Ingredients:

20 large pitted dates

1 cup lightly salted dry roasted cashews

1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut

2 tablespoons cashew butter

1/4 -1/2 teaspoon coconut extract

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Nutrition Info: Calories: 200, Protein: 5g, Fat: 9g, Carbs: 31g, Fiber: 4g, Net Carbs: 27g

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CHERRY ALMOND CHEER

Yield: 8

Serving Size: 1 bar

Prep Time: 5 min

Total Time: 5 min

Ingredients:

20 large pitted dates

½ cup lightly salted dry roasted cashews

1/2 cup raw almonds

10 unsweetened dried cherries

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

1/4 teaspoon sea salt (optional)

 

Nutrition Info: Calories: 233, Protein: 5g, Fat: 11g, Carbs: 33g, Fiber: 6g, Net Carbs: 27g

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Alright! There you have it! The most delish homemade bars ever! These were so fun and easy to make. You may even think it slightly resembles a Lara Bar! But they are better…hahaha and not so crazy sweet! After taste-testing them right after I made them (because I couldn’t wait -they looked so good!!), my favorite was the Peanut Butter Bliss bar because well, peanut butter is life. AM I RIGHT!!???

Which one are you DYING to make first? Let me know in the comments!

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