Energy Nut bars

Category: Desserts


These no bake, high-fiber, high-protein bars are a delicious snack and a snap to make! They are rich, so a little piece goes a long way. Use your imagination- the combinations are endless! Recipe by Kristin Kons


2 cups raw almonds or 1 cup almonds 

1 cup cashews or any nut mixture you prefer
1⁄2 cup ground chia or flax seeds (1⁄4 cup whole seed chia or flax equals 1⁄2 cup ground)
1⁄2 cup shredded unsweetened, unsulfured coconut and extra to press on top
1⁄2 cup unsalted almond butter
1⁄4 cup quinoa flakes, optional
1⁄2 teaspoon sea salt
1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon
1⁄2 cup virgin coconut oil
1 tablespoon organic vanilla flavor or vanilla extract
25 drops liquid stevia or powdered stevia to taste or
1/8 cup xylitol or more to taste

cooking your way to good health

Cooking Your Way To Good Health

This is the newest recipe book for the Kaufmann diet and includes more healthy recipes along with helpful hints on cooking and dietary changes.

• Place almonds, chia or flax, shredded coconut, almond butter, Quinoa flakes, salt and cinnamon in a food processor
• Pulse briefly, about 7 seconds, you want to keep it chunky
• In a small sauce pan, melt coconut oil over very low heat, if it needs to be melted
• Remove coconut oil from stove and add vanilla and stevia &/or xylitol into oil and stir well until dissolved and well combined.
• Add coconut oil mixture to food processor and pulse until ingredients form a coarse paste
• Use 2 pieces of parchment paper to crisscross the bottom of an 8 x 8 glass-baking dish.
• Press nut mixture evenly into dish • Press extra shredded coconut onto the top of the bars if desired, optional
• Or on the stovetop in a small saucepan melt an unsweetened chocolate bar and sweeten with stevia and vanilla to taste for a Phase 2 option