Shakeology Energy Bars®

A yummy take on the homemade energy bar craze using Shakeology as a primary ingredient. Delicious and nutritious… yes, please!

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Shakeology® Energy Bars (Original Recipe Link)

Calories: 151 • Fat: 5g • Saturated Fat: <1g • Cholesterol: 0mg • Sodium: 76mg • Carbs: 20g • Fiber: 5g • Sugars: 12g • Protein: 6g

Total Time: 1 hr. 10 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 0 min.
Yield: 12 servings, 1 bar each

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup pitted whole dates or prunes for the base
  • 1 cup dried fruit
  • 1 cup nuts and seeds
  • 2 scoops Chocolate Shakeology®
  • Optional flair

Preparation:

  1. Combine equal parts dates or prunes, dried fruits, nuts, and seeds in the bowl of a food processor.
  2. Process for 1 to 2 minutes. Check to make sure all ingredients are breaking down into smaller pieces; scrape sides of bowl as needed. Process 2 to 3 minutes more until ingredients form tiny crumbs that come together into a loose ball.
  3. Turn out the Snack Bar-O-Matic mixture onto a square of cellophane (or an 8″ x 8″ baking dish). Press into a flat disc.
  4. Cover tightly and refrigerate one hour. Cut into 12 bars. Store in refrigerator.

Binding Fruit Options:

  • Dates
  • Prunes

Dried Fruit Options:

  • Dried apricots
  • Dried figs
  • Raisins
  • Dried cranberries
  • Dried blueberries
  • Dried cherries

Raw Nut or Raw Seed Options:

  • Flaxseeds
  • Chia seeds
  • Pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Almonds
  • Walnuts
  • Peanuts
  • Cashews
  • Sesame seeds
  • Coconut

Optional Flair:

  • ½ tsp. rum extract
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1-2 oz. dark chocolate chips
  • 2 tsp. grated fresh ginger

Enjoy!

xoxoshannon