Lunch Box Bars

These are delicious lunch box bars that are raw, frozen and highly nutritious. With the help of a food processor these are so quick to make with just a few simple and natural ingredients. This recipe can also be made without a food processor but the mix may not hold together as well and be more like a trail mix. 2015-07-02 12.08.18

 Into the food processor (chopping blade) place: 

1 cup pumpkin seeds

1 cup sunflower seeds

1 cup sesame seeds

1 cup coconut flakes

1 cup chia seeds

1/4 teaspoon sea salt.

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Nicely broken down

Other ingredients:

1 cup organic coconut oil

1/2 cup raw organic honey

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Place your coconut oil in the saucepan. If it is hot weather the oil will already be either soft or a liquid so you won’t need to do this step.

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Gently melt the coconut oil

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Add the oil to the dry ingredients and then add the honey. Mix well. You may need to gently warm the honey but don’t melt on a high heat as this will damage the nutrients. I often just place the jar under warm running water.

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This pan is a good shape and size.

Place the mix into a rectangular baking tray and even out with the back of a spoon. You can line it with baking paper or if you are using a metal tray like this one can just tap the bottom to remove it when frozen. Ensure it is pressed very firmly. I like to cut the mix into bars at this point but you can also do it later when the slab comes out of the freezer. If you do it now then when frozen the pieces just snap apart, whereas later you will slice the slab with a knife.

Place into the freezer for about an hour and then either snap the pieces apart of slice. Return to the freezer and eat as desired. So delicious.

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I cut this batch after they were frozen. Slightly messy but you get to eat the crumbs.

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Nicely cut into bars

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