I’ve had quite a few kitchen failures while working on blog recipes lately (these superfood energy bars are not one of them, but more on that later). There was the time I added fresh mint to coconut bars and it was so bad I had to throw it all away, or the time I was working on some vegan fudge and the coconut oil separated from the cocoa and I had to throw that all away too.

Then I thought…why am I trying so hard to come up with crazy recipes? Time to get back to basics. In comes superfood energy bars with chocolate ganache.

These are my favourite kind of recipes anyways, quick and easy to make, and oh so yummy!

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All The Superfoods

I couldn’t stand another failure tonight, so I took these slowly and added ingredients cautiously until I had superfood these energy bars. Okay I added a lot, but only the good stuff, I swear!

I had so many goodies in the pantry, I just couldn’t resist!

The hemp, the chia, the cinnamon, the cocao, the pepitas, the cashews…see? All the good stuff!!!

Always Add Chocolate

After I was satisfied with the bars and they were setting in the fridge, I figured why not top them with chocolate ganache? It’s been a while since I ganached. So I ganached. Mmmmm….ganache.
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Superfood Energy Bars With Chocolate Ganache

So, what makes these superfood energy bars? Well, every single ingredient in these bars adds it’s own host of health benefits ranging from essential fatty acids to protein, to various vitamins and minerals, to powerful antioxidants. Superfoods are foods that are nutrient-dense and that definition is an understatement for these power-packed energy bars.

Plus, they taste incredible and are topped with chocolate. That alone is enough to give them a try! They’re easy to make in a high-powered blender or food processor, no baking required and can easily be adjusted to suit whatever superfoods you have on hand.

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Superfood Energy Bars with Chocolate Ganache

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Raw
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Instructions

  1. Place everything except the dates in a food processor or high-powered blender and mix until broken down.
  2. Add the dates and continue to process until it forms a dough.
  3. Press very tightly into a lined 7×7” pan. Place in the fridge to set for an hour or so.
  4. If you’re adding the ganache, simple mix in a small bowl, pour over the bars and set in the fridge until hardened. Approximately 10-20 minutes.
  5. Slice and serve. Store in the fridge.
  6. Makes 8 large bar, 16 squares or 32 bite-sized triangles.

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Superfood Energy Bars with Chocolate Ganache - Vegan, Raw