Hemp seeds are super healthy -- they have all 20 amino acids, easily digestible protein, essential fatty acid, and are a great source of Omega-6 and Omega-3. These Raw Superfood Granola Bars are vegan, raw, tasty, and oh-so-delicious, they are top-notch for satisfying your hunger!

Raw Superfood Granola Bars [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Serves

16

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Medjool dates pitted and packed
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup  Hemp Seed Butter could replace with other natural nut butter
  • 2 cups raw oats gluten-free
  • 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup raw hemp seeds
  • 1/4 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup goji berries
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup cocoa nibs or vegan chocolate
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
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Preparation

  1. Line an 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Soak pitted dates in 1/4 cup water for at least 30 minutes. Transfer soaked dates and water to a blender and blend until the dates form a smooth paste.
  3. Pour date paste into a large bowl. Add the hemp seed butter and mix until well combined. Fold in the remaining ingredients until thoroughly mixed.
  4. Transfer to the prepared baking dish and spread evenly. Flatten top.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours until bars set up. Cut into 16 squares.
  6. Store in the refrigerator or freezer.
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