Almond-Date Energy Bars

Sliced Oranges


  • 1 cup whole raw almonds
  • ⅓ cup raw pepitas
  • ¼ cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 3 Tbsp chia seeds
  • ½ cup chopped pitted dates, divided
  • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 large egg white
  • 2 tsp coconut oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spread almonds, pepitas and sunflower seeds on a rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden and fragrant, stirring occasionally.
  4. Process almond mixture in a small food processor until coarsely chopped; transfer to a large bowl, and stir in chia seeds.
  5. Process ¼ cup dates, 2 Tbsp warm water, maple syrup, egg white and ¾ tsp kosher salt until smooth, scraping sides as needed.
  6. Add date mixture and ¼ chopped dates to almond mixture; stir until blended.
  7. Grease an 8-inch square pan with oil; spread almond-date mixture into pan, pressing firmly into an even layer.
  8. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown; let cool 15 minutes.
  9. Cut into bars to serve.

Side Dish Ingredients

  • 4 oranges

Side Dish Instructions

  1. Peel and slice oranges; serve alongside energy bars.

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