Paleo Fruit and Nut Snack Bars

Need a snack to go? Pass on processed energy bars and make your own natural fruit and nut bars from pure, whole-food ingredients in line with the Paleo diet. Not only will you be sure you’re eating well, you’ll save on cost, too!

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Bar One/Bar None*

Ingredients

Bar One
1 cup shelled raw walnut pieces
1 cup diced natural dried figs
Freshly grated cinnamon, to taste
Olive oil

Bar None
1 cup raw cashews
1 cup natural dried apricots
1/4 cup natural dried pineapple
2 tablespoons coconut butter
Freshly grated cinnamon, to taste
Olive oil

Directions (for either bar)  

1. Pulverize nuts in nut grinder until powdery.

2. Place dried fruit in mini prep food processor and grind to a paste; stopping to scrape sides as needed.

3. Add fruit to nuts in small bowl. Use your hands to mix. Add spice to taste.

4. Press mixture into shallow glass baking dish. Pat to even thickness.

5. Cover with plastic then place heavy plate or pan on top to weigh down.

6. Refrigerate for one hour.

7. Dab olive oil onto paper towel and rub onto butter knife, then cut into squares.

*Recipe reprinted with permission from  Paleoista: Gain Energy, Get Lean and Feel Fabulous with the Diet You Were Born to Eat, by Nell Stephenson (Touchstone, 2012).

 

Paleoista

Nell has just opened her first Paleo Lifestyle Studio in LA. She offers custom Paleo nutritional counseling worldwide along with a range of downloadable Paleo nutrition plans and a nationwide Paleo Fresh Food Delivery Service. Her third book, Pocket Paleo, is on sale now on both iTunes and Kindle. She has been featured on the Dr. Oz show twice along with her mentor, Dr. Loren Cordain. Learn more at www.paleoista.com.

About Paleoista

Nell has just opened her first Paleo Lifestyle Studio in LA. She offers custom Paleo nutritional counseling worldwide along with a range of downloadable Paleo nutrition plans and a nationwide Paleo Fresh Food Delivery Service. Her third book, Pocket Paleo, is on sale now on both iTunes and Kindle. She has been featured on the Dr. Oz show twice along with her mentor, Dr. Loren Cordain. Learn more at www.paleoista.com.

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One comment on “Paleo Fruit and Nut Snack Bars

  1. Rita Corey says:

    This sound great. I’ve got to try them both.

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