Chocolate Hazelnut Bar

Published: 19/12/2018

This is a perfect post-workout snack/meal. You get that sugar hit however is packed with goodness. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • 40g hazelnuts
  • 30g oats (use gluten free if preferred)
  • 75g soft pitted dates
  • 10g cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp cocoa nibs
  • 50g peanut or almond butter
  • a small pinch of sea salt
  • 30g raisins
  • 30g vanilla flavour whey or rice protein powder
  • 1tbsp chia seeds
  • 1tbsp coconut oil
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

To make:

  1. Line the base of a 15x15cm square baking tin with baking paper.
  2. Place the hazelnuts and oats in a blender or food processor andblend until finely ground.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and blend well. Scrape down the sides during blending if required, and continue to blend until the mixture is crumbly.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl. Add a splash of cold water and mix well to combine into a thick paste.
  5. Transfer the mixture to the baking tin. Use a spatula to flatten the surface of the mixture, compacting it firmly in the tin.
  6. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm. Cut into 9 bars.
  7. Store any leftovers in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 5 days or freeze on same day.