Hemp Protein Granola Bars
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Serves: 16
 
Ingredients
  • Dry Ingredients
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ cup hemp hearts (shelled hemp seeds)
  • ½ cup hemp protein powder
  • (** or use hemp hearts instead of hemp protein powder for a recipe total of 1 cup)
  • 4 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 4 Tbsp cacao powder (or unsweetened cocoa powder)
  • 2 Tbsp cacao nibs
  • ¼ tsp pink Himalayan sea salt
  • Wet Ingredients
  • 1½ - 2 cups fresh Medjool dates (~ 20 total)
  • 5 Tbsp coconut oil, room temperature
  • 1 (heaping) Tbsp almond or peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or ½ tsp ground vanilla
  • Add after blending
  • 6 Tbsp rolled oats
  • 2 Tbsp poppy seeds
Instructions
  1. Add all of the dry ingredients to the bowl of your food processor & pulse 5-10 times. Be careful to not over-process here .. you'd like them to be a little crunchy
  2. Place the dry mix in a bowl & set aside.
  3. Add all of the wet ingredients to the bowl of your food processor & process until smooth (1-2 min)
  4. Add the processed wet mixture to the processed dry mix, along with the oats & poppy seeds. Stir well (or mix with your hands) until well combines.
  5. Spread the dough into a 9x9" baking dish, and compact.
  6. Place in the fridge for about 30 minutes. Cut into bars.
  7. They will keep about a week in the fridge in an air-tight container. They can be frozen as well.
Notes
Nutritional Data by %
% Protein: 14
% Carbs: 25
% Fat: 62
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Bar (1/16 Total Recipe) Calories: 152 Fat: 11.78 Carbohydrates: 9.92 Sugar: .19 Protein: 5.05
Recipe by Veggies By Candlelight at https://www.veggiesbycandlelight.com/hemp-protein-granola-bars/