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Serves
8

Easy and healthy make at home energy bars

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  • How to bake a granola bar. Puffed Amaranth Superfood Fuel Bars - Step 1
    Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350

  • Step 2

    Soak the apricots in 1/2 cup warm water, set aside

  • Step 3

    Heat a large skillet on high

  • How to bake a granola bar. Puffed Amaranth Superfood Fuel Bars - Step 4
    Step 4

    Add amaranth grain to hot skillet 1/8 of a cup at a time (you will puff 3 batches), stirring consistently, allow grain to puff up.

  • Step 5

    Once amaranth has puffed empty skillet into bowl and add more amaranth to empty skillet (repeat)

  • Step 6

    Add pecans, peanut butter, goji berries, oats, hemp seeds, agave syrup, cinnamon, puffed amaranth and salt to a large bowl

  • Step 7

    Stir ingredients, incorporating well.

  • Step 8

    Add soaked apricots and excess water into a food processor and pulse until you have a thick jam like consistency (about a minute)

  • How to bake a granola bar. Puffed Amaranth Superfood Fuel Bars - Step 9
    Step 9

    Add apricot purée to bowl, stir well spread bar mixture onto nonstick baking Mat or waxed paper lined baking sheet.

  • Step 10

    Spread into a medium size rectangle of uniform thickness.

  • Step 11

    Bake at 350 for 10 minutes

  • How to bake a granola bar. Puffed Amaranth Superfood Fuel Bars - Step 12
    Step 12

    Cool for at least 1 hour in the fridge

  • Step 13

    Cut bars into whatever size you would like!

    Bars will last 3-5 days in the Fridge and up to a few months in the freezer

    Truly enjoy!

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