Every once in a while you find a no bake recipe that is so great you can hardly believe your luck. Then it becomes your go-to no bake recipe for a life time. You will find that to be the case with this, the best no-bake bars you’ll ever eat recipe. It is quick, affordable, and uses healthy and delicious ingredients that will appeal to every member of the family. You won’t have to force anyone to gobble down these no bake bars. This blogger started looking for ways to eat healthier and lose some weight. When you see this no bake recipe, we think you will agree that eating healthy does not always mean sacrificing the flavors and foods that you love.
This no bake dessert should be shared with all the family. It is a great place for a beginning baker and future foodie to start out. Why? Because it combines natural food flavors without having to cook (thus, the no bake bars part!) to achieve a superior snack, treat, and quick meal. And knowing how to create a no bake recipe is a skill every cook should have. As well, this no bake recipe combines ingredients you probably have around the house already, so it will be quick and easy to make. There are also a couple of different ways to put these no bake bars together. If you are not overly concerned about the sugar, then you can use whatever brand or type of peanut butter, coconut and chocolate chips that you like best in this no bake dessert. If dropping out the sugar, or at least dropping the amount of it, along with the calories is important for you and your family, choose non-sugar versions of the same three ingredients. This no bake dessert will still come together perfectly, satisfy your desire for something sweet, and everyone will enjoy it.
Some of the prime ingredients also pack a lot of nutritional punch in this no bake dessert. Peanut butter is an excellent high protein food choice, if you do not have allergies to legumes. Peanuts are rich in mono-unsaturated fats, the good fats that your heart loves. They contain antioxidants, too, and vitamin E, folate and iron. The combination of protein and fat makes this a food that will fill you up and leave you feeling satisfied so it is a great addition to these no bake bars. It will also give you get up and go to get through your day without feeling as hungry or hungry as quickly. Coconut is another food choc-a-bloc with nutrients. It is loaded with fiber and manganese. Oats are also fiber rich and heart healthy. So in some ways you can feel good about making this dessert for your loved ones.
Together in one snack, this will have you up and running for the day. Sometimes, it can take kids a while to like this type of food. Start slowly and build up. Eventually they will learn to like lower sugar foods and foods that are action packed with fiber and nutrients. It just takes time.
Makes 25 pieces
1 cup natural organic peanut butter
1/3 cup honey
1/2 cup unrefined coconut oil
1 1/2 cups of raw cacao powder
1/2 cup chopped raw Brazil nuts
1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/2 cup Envirokidz Chocolate Koala Crisp cereal
1/2 teaspoon Himalayan sea salt - to sprinkle on top(We like to use a salt grinder and chunky salt)
1. Melt peanut butter, honey, coconut oil over medium-low heat.
2. Once melted, turn off heat and stir in the cocoa powder.
3. Stir in the rest of the ingredients.
4. Pour into a prepared 9 x 9 baking pan lined with parchment paper.
5. Sprinkle about 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan sea salt on top.
6. Refrigerate for 3 hours before removing, flipping and cutting.
7. Store in the fridge.
Nutrition Facts for: BETTER than The Best No-Bake Bars You Will Ever Eat From Grandmother's Kitchen.
Ingredients: Natural organic peanut butter, honey, unrefined coconut oil, raw cacao powder, raw Brazil nuts, sunflowers seeds, Envirokidz chocolate Koala crisp cereal, Himalayan sea alt.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for servings. * Per Serving: Calories 136, Calories from Fat 101, Total Fat 11.2g 17%, Saturated Fat 5.1g 26%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 51mg 2%, Potassium 83mg 2%, Carbohydrates 8.8g 3%, Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%, Sugars 5.1g, Protein 3.0g, Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 8%
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