Delicious energy bars made with wholesome ingredients such as quinoa, oats and nut butters. Can be eaten for breakfast, as a snack or pre/post workout!
1 cup oats
½ cup uncooked quinoa
½ cup pure peanut butter (you may use any nut butter of your choice)
2-3 pitted dates
1/8 tsp sea salt
¼ cup agave
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp coconut oil
Optional – ¼ cup of Chocolate Chips
Put a pan on medium flame and dry roast the quinoa, oats, for a minute. Then set these aside.
Put a large pan on low flame and add honey along with peanut butter. Once they melt together, add the roasted quinoa and oats in it and combine.
Blend the dates, coconut oil, peanut butter and agave until smooth. Add the roasted quinoa and oats in it and combine equally – Add in the Chia seeds and the sea salt. Next, line a rectangle baking pan (12 x 10-inches) with parchment paper.
Press the mixture flat with your hands. Let it freeze or place in fridge for about 4 hours. Cut it into squares of rectangle bars, as desired. Stores in the refrigerator, for best taste. It stays fresh for up to 2 weeks. If you enjoy chocolate, you can add chocolate chips in the energy bar.