Energy bars


Fuel your day with homemade Energy Bars! Packed with nutrients, these tasty powerhouses are an excellent way to energize and sustain you through your workout, hike or busy day. They are the perfect blend of wholesome ingredients, and not to mention, incredibly delicious.


– 1 cup of rolled oats (90g)
– 1/2 cup of raw almonds (70g)
– 1/2 cup of dried dates, pitted (85g)
– 1/4 cup of honey (85g)
– 1/2 cup of peanut butter (125g)
– 1/2 cup of mini chocolate chips (90g)

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: No cooking required
Chilling Time: 1 hour
Serves: 10

Nutritional Facts Per Serving:

– Calories: 200
– Protein: 6g
– Carbohydrates: 24g
– Dietary Fiber: 3g
– Total Sugars: 16g
– Fat: 10g
– Sodium: 65mg


1. Start by placing the oats and almonds into a food processor. Blend until they reach a crumb-like consistency.
2. Add in the dates and continue to blend until they are well combined.
3. Pour this mixture into a large bowl and set it aside.
4. In a small pan, warm the honey and peanut butter together until they form a smooth, liquid consistency.
5. Pour this warm mixture over the oat, almond, and date mixture. Stir well to ensure everything is evenly coated.
6. Fold in the mini chocolate chips.
7. Press this combined mixture into a lined baking tray. Spread it out evenly and press down firmly.
8. Place the tray in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour to set.
9. Once set, slice the mixture into 10 even bars.


1. To ensure the bars hold together well, press the mixture down firmly into the tray before chilling.
2. For a vegan alternative, replace honey with agave nectar.
3. You can substitute the almonds with other nuts like walnuts or cashews for a different flavor profile.

Serving Suggestions:

Enjoy these Energy Bars as a pre-workout snack, midday pick-me-up, or even as a healthier dessert option. They are portable, making them great for on-the-go snacking. You’ll love the natural sweetness from the dates and honey, the satisfying crunch of the almonds, and the comforting taste of the peanut butter and chocolate. Remember, these Energy Bars aren’t just delicious, they’re your ticket to sustained energy throughout the day.

As you can see, creating your own Energy Bars at home is a simple, straightforward process. Plus, it allows you to control the ingredients, ensuring you’re fueling your body with wholesome, nutrient-rich food. So why not give it a try? Make a batch of these Energy Bars and feel the difference they make in powering your day. Happy snacking!

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