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Teff Energy Bars
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A great homemade alternative to commercial energy bars, this recipe is easily customizable to your favorite nut butter, seeds and dried fruits.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups Maskal Teff™ grain (ivory or brown)
  • 1½ cups gluten free oats
  • 1⅓ cup almonds, chopped
  • ¾ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup flax, sesame or sunflower seeds (or a mix of the three)
  • 3 Tbsp flax seed meal
  • ¾ cup maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 1¼ cup nut butter
  • 1½ cup dried fruit, chopped (a combo of dried cherries, blueberries and cranberries work great)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix teff grain, oats, almonds and seeds together and spread evening on a rimmed cookie sheet. Bake 20 minutes, stirring halfway through for even toasting. Let cool.
  3. Mix ⅓ cup water and flax seed meal together. Set aside.
  4. Place maple syrup and ¾ cup water in a small saucepan over medium high heat. Bring up to boil, reduce heat and let simmer 2 minutes.
  5. In a large bowl combine toasted ingredients, flax meal mixture, hot maple mixture, cinnamon, vanilla and nut butter. Let cool 10-15 minutes.
  6. Mix in dried fruit.
  7. Press into lightly greased pan. Let cool in fridge then cut and store in the fridge or freezer.

 

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