Granola Bars

1 1/2 cups rolled oats

1 cup pitted dates (soaked in warm water for 10 minutes and rinsed)

1 cup raw almonds

1/4 cup raw honey

1/4 cup almond butter (creamy)

Pinch of sea salt

1/3 cup mini chocolate chips (optional)

 

1-Roast your oats and almonds in 350°F oven for 10-12 minutes in seperate baking trays until lightly browned. 

2-Place your soaked dates in your Vitamix or food processor and blend until it forms a dough like mixture.

3-Chop the roasted almond roughly.

4-Place your dates, roasted almonds and oats in a bowl. Add a pinch of sea salt.

5-In a small saucepan, heat honey and almond butter over medium heat. 

6-Add this to the oat mixture and mix until all combined throughly.

7-Pour the mixture onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper and lightly press evenly into the pan.

8-Place in the fridge for about an hour to set.

9-Remove from the fridge and cut into bars.

10-Enjoy!

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