Chocolate Coconut Energy Bars
80g ripe banana
30g soft pitted dates
80g ground almonds
20g unsweetened coconut flakes
2 tbsps ground flaxseed
1 tbsp chia seeds
40g vanilla or chocolate flavour whey or rice protein powder
120g tahini, stirred well
30g coconut oil
35g cocoa nibs
a pinch of sea salt
Line a 15x15cm baking tin with baking paper.
Mash the banana in a bowl.
Place the dates and ground almonds in a blender and blend until smooth. Transfer to the bowl with the banana.
Add the remaining ingredients and mix well to combine. Add a splash of cold water if the mixture is too crumbly. Transfer the mixture to the tin and spread evenly with a spatula. Press down to compact the mixture.
Refrigerate until firm. Cut into 12 bars.
Store any leftovers in an airtight container and freeze for up to 2 weeks. Remove from
freezer 10-15 minutes before serving.