Blueberry Lara Bars
We were introduced to a new kind of snack while we were doing our Whole30 program that became a game changer for us. What we liked about the Lara Bars was that there is no added sweetener to some of their bars, therefore making them Whole30 compliant.
The recipe we made was blueberry. These were very tasty, and a good alternative to snack or protein bars.
1 1/2 cups pitted dates
1 1/2 cups almonds
1/2 cup dried blueberries
2 tbsp chia seeds (optional)
1 tsp lemon zest
Take all of your ingredients and place in a food processor. Pulse the ingredients until they are blended well but still chunky. The bonding of the ingredients will work better if it is not over processed.
Take the mixture and place in any refrigerator safe container lined with parchment paper. Spread evenly on paper, about 1/4 inch thick. Place in fridge and let set for 2 hours.
Remove from fridge and cut with a pizza cutter the size you would like. In the size we cut, we made them about 4 inches long and got 12 bars from it. Individually wrap with parchment paper or aluminum foil and place back in fridge until ready to eat.
These are a tasty treat and Whole30 approved if you just leave the chia seeds out. Try this sometime!