Cosmic Bars are another another recipe ideal for snacks and lunches that pack a nutritious and delicious punch into every bite!
Remember: so-called healthy munchies at the grocery store are usually not, so why not have a little bit of fun and whip up a batch of these tasty bars tonight?
HIGH in FIBER, CALCIUM, OMEGA 3, MAGNESIUM, MANGANESE, VIT E
Makes 12 bars
1 cup each raw, unsalted, organic almonds & walnuts* chopped
½ cup raw, organic sunflower seeds
½ cup raisins or cranberries
3 tbsp. ground organic flax
2 tbsp. organic chia seed
1 tbsp. organic whole flax seed
1/3 cup maple syrup (you can also use honey)
¼ cup coconut oil
1 tsp ground Ceylon cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp sea salt
Preheat oven to 350F
In a bowl, combine ground flax, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon and sea salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine nuts, seeds and raisins. Stir in liquid ingredients until combined. Press into an 8×8 pan lined with parchment paper and bake 20 minutes or until edges are beginning to brown. Allow to cool completely before cutting into 12 bars.
*If you want to make this NUT-FREE, add 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds and 2/3 cups unsweetened shredded coconut as a substitute to the nuts.