Up Your Healthy Fat Intake: Eat High Omega Raw Bars

Pre work out snack, easy recipe, healthy fat

High Omega Raw Snack Bars

Good nutrition does not need to be complicated!

We love how simple these raw snack bars are to make.

High Omega Raw Bars are loaded with healthy fat and plant based protein from the hemp seeds and quinoa puffs.

Raw Bars are:

  • gluten free
  • high in anti-inflammatory properties
  • 100% plant based
  • perfect pre workout snack or a quick grab and go breakfast bar

Simple to prepare and raw = less time in the kitchen – who doesn’t love that?

Let’s Talk Ingredients!

Quinoa puffs
  • can be made at home, but we prefer to buy them to save time
  • recommended to our dance and active clients as a filling snack
Very versatile!
  • as a topping for Greek yogurt
  • mixed into snack bar recipes
  • combined with nuts, seeds and dried fruit for a nutrient dense trail mix
  • topped with milk and berries for a delicious gluten free breakfast cereal

We even made them into crispy cereal treats – check out the recipe here –> Crispy Almond Coconut Quinoa Puff Bars.


Hemp seeds
  • Excellent source:
    • protein
    • heart healthy fat
  • Good source of :
    • vitamin E
    • potassium
    • phosphorus
    • calcium
    • iron
    • zinc
    • magnesium
  • Anti-inflammatory properties

Pumpkin Seeds
  • Excellent source:
    • protein
    • fiber
    • healthy fat
  • Rich in anti-oxidants that can reduce inflammation
  • High in magnesium
    • stress control
    • sleep
    • blood pressure control
    • maintaining stable blood sugar
    • reducing risk of heart disease

Sunflower Seeds
  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids
    • May reduce:
      • heart disease risk
      • blood pressure
      • bad cholesterol (LDL)
  • Rich in:
    • vitamin E
    • fiber
    • protein
    • selenium

Hazelnuts
  • Wonderful texture and a delicious, sweet taste
  • Calorically dense
  • Rich in:
    • heart healthy fat
    • protein
    • fiber
    • vitamin E
    • magnesium
  • Excellent source of antioxidants
  • Anti-inflammatory properties

Almonds
  • High in protein and fiber
  • Mainly comprised of monounsaturated fatty acids
  • Rich in vitamin E,
    • fat soluble antioxidant which reduces:
      • oxidative stress
      • inflammation

Dates
  • Perfect sugar substitute
  • Calorically dense
  • Loaded with
    • fiber
    • potassium
    • magnesium
    • copper
    • vitamin B6
  • Excellent source of:
    • antioxidants
    • anti-inflammatory properties

High Omega Raw Bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

Nothing could be easier than whipping up this batch of raw bars. 

The ingredients were selected for their anti-inflammatory properties. The higher fat content of the nuts and seeds keep you fuller longer, preventing break through hunger.

These bars keep well in the refrigerator for up to a week (if they even last that long!). They also freeze well for a quick grab an go breakfast or snack.

Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Keyword: anti-inflammatory, breakfast, dessert, easy baking, heart healthy fat, nuts seeds, rawbars, simple cooking, snacks
Servings: 16
Calories: 140 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/2 cup quinoa puffs
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds raw
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds raw
  • 1/2 cup almonds slivered
  • 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup almond butter salt and sugar free
  • 1/4 cup agave or honey
  • 2 tbsp almond milk unsweetened
Instructions
  1. Lightly grease an 8x11-inch baking pan.

  2. Combine first six ingredients in a large bowl.

  3. Place dates and cinnamon in a food processor. Pulse until chopped into small pieces.

  4. Place almond butter, sweetener of choice and almond milk in a small saucepan.

  5. Heat over low heat, stirring frequently until combined well.

  6. Pour almond butter mixture over nuts, use . rubber spatula and mix to coat nuts and seeds.

  7. Press into prepared baking pan. You can also use damp hands to press into baking pan.

  8. Place in refrigerator to set.

  9. Cut into 16 bars.

 


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