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No-Bake Chocolate, Oatmeal, Peanut Butter Cookies

26 Sep

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Healthy, Easy

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Chewy Apricot Oat Bars

21 Jul

Chewy Apricot Oat Bars

 

Can be made with any combination of dried fruit and preserves.

Could also be make with chocolate chips and mini marshmallows…

 

Ingredients
1 1/2 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup xylitol
1 tbsp molasses
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
6 tbsp butter, melted
3 tablespoons milk, water or juice
1 cup fruit preserves
20 dried apricots, diced
*1 cup packed brown sugar can be used instead of xylitol and molasses

 

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Lightly grease a 9×11″ pan.
Combine all ingredients except apricots and preserves. Mixture should hold together when pressed into a ball.
Use 2/3 of mixture and press into bottom of pan.
Combine dried fruit and preserves. Spread over oatmeal mixture.
Sprinkle remaining oat mixture over preserves.
Bake for 30 minutes. Allow to cool, then chill until firm.

Makes 24 squares

Nutritional Info (using xylitol, molasses and water options)
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 111.6
  • Total Fat: 3.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.8 mg
  • Sodium: 109.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

Low Carb Pumpkin Chip Bars

10 Oct

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INGREDIENTS

1/3 cup coconut flour
1/3 cup almond flour
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tbsp cinnamon
4 eggs
1 cup cooked or canned pumpkin
1/2 cup steviva blend
1/3 cup butter
3/4 cup dark chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large bowl combine all ingredients and mix until all lumps are gone.
Spread batter into a greased 8×8″ baking dish
Bake at 375° for 30-40 minutes
Cool and serve
Makes 16 Squares

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 105.4
  • Total Fat: 8.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 57.0 mg
  • Sodium: 150.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 3.5 g

Chocolate Bars

20 Aug

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INGREDIENTS

 

1 cup nut butter
1/4 cup coconut nectar (or honey)
2 tbsp steviva blend (OR use 1/4 cup sweetener equivalant to 1/4 cup OR dash of stevia)
1/2 cup coconut oil
150 grams dark chocolate (I used Pralus 100% cacao)
1 cup shredded coconut
2 cups chopped walnuts

 

DIRECTIONS

 

Melt nut butter, coconut oil, chocolate, coconut nectar and steviva blend. Add in nuts and coconut. I added some dehydrated mini marshmallows just for fun.
Pour into square pan. Chill untilfirm (about 2 hours) cut into bars.

 

Nutritional Info (not including mini marshmallows)
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 365.4
  • Total Fat: 31.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 57.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 7.8 g

 

Low Carb High Fibre Protein Bars

10 May

Low Carb High Fibre Protein Bars

 

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup ground flax seed
2 tablespoons coconut flour
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
4 scoops chocolate protein powder
pinch stevia powdered extract
1 tbsp dark cacao
1/3 cup almond butter
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 – 1/2 cup water

 

DIRECTIONS

Mix together all the dry ingredients. In a pyrex measuring cup, melt the coconut oil. Add almond butter. Stir. Add to dry mix. Add water. Start with 1/4 cup. Add until mixture sticks together but isn’t overly sticky.

Spread into a greased 8×8″ pan. Chill until firm. Several hours or overnight. Cut into 8 bars.

 

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 204.9
  • Total Fat: 13.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.0 mg
  • Sodium: 22.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 16.2 g

 

Primal Energy Bars

19 Feb

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Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups sliced almonds

2 scoops chocolate whey protein powder (about 1/2 cup)

2 tbsp ground flax

1 cup coconut milk powder

1/4 cup almond butter

1/4 + 2  TBSP water

OPTIONAL: dash of stevia powdered extract

 

Directions:

Grease an 8 inch square pan. In bowl, whisk together nut butter and water Add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Dough will be still. Careful not to add too much water. Start with 1/4 cup and see if the mixture hold together. Different protein powders hold water differently. Spread into pan and freeze for an hour or refridgerate overnight, until squares can be cut. Wrap individually.
Makes 8

Almond Power Bars

10 Jan

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This recipe has been republished with the permission of steviva.com 

Serves: 24
Carbs Per Serving: 5 g
Prep Time:<25 minutes 

Skill Level: Easy

Ingredients:
2 cups raw almonds
1/2 cup flaxseed meal
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
2 scoops whey protein powder
1/2 cup raw almond butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/8th cup Fructevia, Steviva Brand Stevia Blend or a dash of Steviva Brand Stevia Powder
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
8 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted and sweetened to taste with stevia and cinnamon

Directions

Place almonds, flax meal, shredded coconut, whey powder, almond butter, and salt in a food processor. Pulse briefly, about 10 seconds. In a small sauce pan, melt coconut oil over very low heat.

Remove coconut oil from stove; stir Fructevia, Steviva Brand Stevia Blend or a dash of Steviva Brand Stevia Powder and vanilla in melted oil.

Add coconut oil mixture to food processor and pulse until ingredients form a course paste.

Press mixture into an 8×8 glass baking dish oiled with coconut oil to reduce sticking.

Chill in refrigerator for 1 hour, until mixture hardens.

In a double boiler, melt chocolate, stirring in Fructevia, Steviva Brand Stevia Blend or a dash of Steviva Brand Stevia Powder and cinnamon. Spread melted chocolate over bars; return to refrigerator for 30 minutes, until chocolate hardens. Remove from refrigerator, cut into bars, and serve. Deeeeelish.

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