How to cook healthy energy bar?

Women’s website “” will tell you how to bring strength to the body without the use of stimulants and to prepare an energy bar with healthy and healthy products.

This snack is easy to take with you to work as a snack to carry in your purse when you need to walk a lot. The ingredients of the sweets contain a large amount of energy and at the same time not to burden the digestive system, allowing you to feel satiety in the stomach and the lightness in the body.

According to the advertisement, chocolate, energize the brain and body, give impetus to new ideas and creative solutions, and, of course, help to overcome hunger. But the content of harmful dyes, TRANS fats (their harm “” told in a separate article), flavor enhancers and sugar in the rollers is not specified. In our home “sneakers” is not chocolate and harmful additives, but it will be a lot of other tasty and nutritious ingredients.

For making energy and healthy snack you will need:

  • nuts (can be a mixture of several kinds – walnuts, almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, peanuts)
  • cereal
  • cleaned seeds (sunflower, pumpkin, sesame)
  • dried fruits
  • honey (as the binder)

All the ingredients are taken about equally, but honey – it needs a few tablespoons – depending on the volume of the previous components.

How to make energy bars whip up at home

The simplest bar is prepared from nuts, seeds, cereals and dried fruits (in equal proportion, about a Cup of each ingredient). In the first stage of cooking, you must roast the nuts and flakes or more to dry and lightly bake them (put them on a well heated pan and stir constantly, so the kernel is not charred).

For flavor you can add a little coconut.

Then grind in a blender nuts and dried fruits (dates, raisins, dried cherries – don’t forget to pre-remove the seeds).

In principle, the nuts are just lightly RUB them in order – many people like the taste of whole nuts. But dried fruits are better processed in a blender as they will further bind all the ingredients.

Mix minced ingredients between them in a deep bowl. In energy, giving power bar, you can add sunflower seeds and sesame seeds. Put mixture on a tray, the laid parchment paper, and tightly ultrambuy.

Put half an hour in the fridge and then cut into strips.

These bars are stored without a refrigerator for about two weeks.

You only have to pack each in plastic wrap and, if necessary, to take with you. They are perfectly save in situations where there is no possibility to wash your hands thoroughly, and indeed a full meal, for example, in a long way.

More complex recipes for energy bars baking

For cooking you need to mix the honey and butter until smooth, then add the almond flour and one egg and again carefully whisk. You should obtain a creamy mass. To this mass add “filler” – chopped nuts, dried fruit and seeds.

All to mix, lay out on a baking sheet, greased, and bake about 25 minutes in the oven at 180 degrees. Before cutting the bars, wait until they are completely cool, otherwise the mass will crumble.

In this recipe like everything except the heating of honey at a high temperature loses all its useful properties. It might be better to add some honey to the nut-seed mixture and bake the bars, and just leave them to “dry out” and wait until the mass hardens.

True fans of a healthy lifestyle may be advisable to prepare an energy bar with his hands sprouted grain.

Germinate can:

  • wheat
  • millet
  • green buckwheat
  • lentils
  • barley
  • rye
  • oats

Cereals, you must first discard in a colander and dry in the pan along with the nuts.

As to the mass of the ingredients needed for energy and a delicious bar you can take in a large number of those components that you taste. You can also add flax seed, it will help to improve digestion. Sometimes energy bars add a teaspoon of sugar and salt (on the tip of a knife), but the sweetness of dried fruit and nuts completely compensate for their absence.

As an additional sweetener could also make fruit puree (e.g. mashed banana with a fork or finely grated Apple), you can add it to the crushed dried fruits.

When I spread the mass on a baking tray and dish, you can cover it with parchment paper and “walk” on top of a rolling pin – so the weight will fall evenly and well compacted.

A super-useful energy bar you can eat at lunch or between work and training, to use as a dessert or as Breakfast with milk or fruit juice.

It is also possible to give a child to school. Physical and mental activity due to the protein and glucose guaranteed.

Author – Ekaterina Maximova, site

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