Ultra energy bars
1 cup raw almonds or walnuts, soaked overnight in filtered water
1/4 cup cacao nibs
1/4 cup hemp seeds
1/4 cup dried goji berries
2 tablespoons cacao powder
1/4 cup shredded coconut
Pinch large-grain Celtic sea salt
7-8 dates, soaked in filtered water for 30 minutes and pitted
In a food processor, pulse nuts until mealy in texture.
Now add the cacao nibs, hemp seeds, goji berries, cacao powder, shredded coconut and sea salt to the processor. Pulse again until ingredients are well-incorporated.
With the motor running, add one date at a time. After seven dates, you will see the mixture ball-up on one side of the bowl. You may need to redistribute the mixture and process it again to make sure the dates are mixed in.
On a piece of parchment paper, press the cookies in an even layer about 1/4” thick.
With a knife, score out a grid of rectangular shaped pieces approximately 2” x 3”. If desired, press additional hemp seeds or shredded coconut on the surface.
Wrap in parchment paper or parchment bags. Take them out on a trail run, hike or bike ride to sustain you throughout your training session! Keep in a glass cookies jar on your kitchen counter or in the fridge for up to a week—if they last.