These bars are great for anyone with a busy lifestyle, and especially athletes.They are packed full of energizing raw foods that will help you either fuel for a workout or recover from one.

Raw Pecan Pie Delights [Vegan, Gluten Free]

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Ingredients

Crust
  • 1 Cup Pecans
  • 1/2 Cup Pitted Dates
  • 1 Cup Unsweetened Ground Coconut
  • 2 Tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice (or to taste)
  • 1/4 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
Filling 
  • 1 Cup Pitted Dates
  • 1 Cup Pecans
  • 1 1/2 Large Ripe Bananas
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Vanilla
  • 2 Tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice (or to taste)
  • 2 Tsp Ground Ginger (or to taste) Ground Coconut & Cocoa Nibs for Topping
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Preparation

  1. Using a food processor blend all pie filling ingredients until smooth and set aside.
  2. Use the same (unwashed) food processor bowl and combine the crust ingredients together until a dough like consistency is formed, (with no chunks of nuts).
  3. Grease an 8 x 8 pan or glass dish with coconut oil.
  4. Press crust mixture evenly into the baking dish.
  5. Top with pie filling using a spatula  or spoon, make sure the filling is evenly spread.
  6. Top with ground coconut and cocoa nibs. Freeze overnight. When ready to serve remove from freezer, cut and serve immediately.
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Notes

IF and I say IF there are any remaining – store them in the freezer. Enjoy!

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