How to make healthy nut and fruit bars at home
Looking for an easy to make go to snack? You’ll want to try your hand at creating these healthy fruit and nut bars at home!
- 90g of cashew nuts
- 90g of dates
- A drop of vanilla essence
- 30g of cranberries
- 30g of raisins
Preparation time: 5 mins
so, how am i making these delicious chewy bars?
These delicious Nakd inspired fruit and nut bars are a healthy, easy and cheap alternative to store-bought products. All you need are a few simple natural ingredients and a food processor – it can’t get any easier than that!
Firstly, whizz up your cashew nuts in your food processor till they have a thoroughly chopped texture.
Secondly, add the dates to the mix and blend till you have what resembles an almost rubble like mixture (as illustrated in the picture below).
Thirdly, add the vanilla essence (opt out if you prefer) and whizz in the 30g of cranberries and raisins.
What’s more, without the additional fruit, you have the perfect Nakd Cashew Cookie replica! By now, you should have a squidgy mixture, clumping together when squished by hand.
Next, line a dish with cling film and spoon in and press down the mixture.
Finally, leave your dish in the fridge for a few hours to set and you are good to go!
This recipe creates around four Nakd sized bars. For more, just double up the ingredients. These can even be frozen to enjoy later, it’s a win win really!
To sum up, these homemade fruit and nut bars are just perfect for on the go or to enjoy as a healthy snack to compliment your lunch. Additionally, they’re calories friendly and packed full of delicious nutrients!
What do you think of these homemade bars? Which ingredients would you experiment with?
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