You can't go wrong with any of the ingredients included in this recipe. For that reason, I don't take much credit for how delicious these bars taste. This is another excellent recipe for sharing with your skeptical loved ones, non-vegan friends, or anyone you know who is hesitant to jump on the health food wagon. Their minds and taste buds will be BLOWN. In a good way. This recipe is pretty rich so I doubt you'll want more than one or two slices but hey, it's a free country. Do what makes you happy. All the ingredients are excellent for you, and when they're put together, this is practically a nutritional supplement... THAT TASTES LIKE HEAVEN ON EARTH. Everyone and their grandma are gonna love these. Make 'em. Eat 'em. Smile. You're welcome.

Choco-Mint Almond Bars [Vegan]

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Ingredients

Almond layer
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of Himalayan crystal salt
Coconut mint layer
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • Peppermint oil, to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon stevia (optional)
Chocolate layer
  • 2 tablespoons melted cacao butter
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon maca powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut nectar
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Preparation

Almond layer
  1. Pulse the nuts in a food processor until they are crumbs.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and process until it all sticks together.
  3. Press into the bottom of a lined bread pan.
  4. Put in the freezer.
Coconut mint layer
  1. Whisk together the ingredients and then allow the coconut oil to resolidify a little bit, so you can spread it onto your almond layer.
  2. Put back in the freezer until it is totally solid.
Chocolate layer
  1. Whisk together all the ingredients until smooth.
  2. Pour on top of the solid coconut mint layer and put back in the freezer (or fridge) until it has hardened.
  3. Cut and serve! These will keep for weeks in the fridge.
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