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How To Make A Healthy Energy Bar Recipe

Ditch the granola bars for this healthy energy bar recipe

On today’s cooking video, we’re showing you how to make a healthy energy bar recipe.

Yes, it’s time to save you money and stop you from packing on the belly fat.

I want you to go to your cabinet and get rid of your pre-packaged granola bars and energy bars, and replace them with this delicious healthy energy bar recipe.

Yes, it’s time to make some homemade healthy energy bars!

Again, if you are eating those pre-packaged energy bars from the grocery store,  throw them in the garbage because they are making you fat.

As a Live Leaner, our goal is to burn off the body fat and get lean.

One of the best ways to get lean, and sustain it forever, is learning how to cook with whole, natural ingredients, like those found in this healthy energy bar recipe.

You won’t find refined sugar and processed fat in these energy bars.

New Healthy Energy Bar Recipe with paleo friendly ingredients:

And if the energy bars don’t stick together for you, make energy bar cereal like this…

CAN YOU FIX THIS RECIPE? This morning I tried to create a homemade “granola” bar made with whole food ingredients, unlike the store bought bars that are filled with sugar and processed fat. • But, as you can see, the texture 💯 FAILED ❌. • Question to you: which ingredient is missing to make these babies stick together? • Ingredients (15 servings): – 2 cups rolled oats – 1/2 cup quinoa – 1/4 cup ground flax seed – 1 tsp baking soda – 1/2 tsp sea salt – 1/2 cup slivered almonds – 1/2 cup sunflower seeds – 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots – 1/2 cup shredded coconut (unsweetened) – 1/2 cup honey – 1/2 cup almond flour/meal – 1/4 cup of apple sauce (unsweetened) – 2 tsp vanilla – 1 cup of water • Instructions: 1. Pre-heat oven to 350F. 2. Rinse pre-cooked quinoa and then cook according to package directions. 3. In a mixing bowl, combine oats, flax, baking soda, honey, sea salt, almond flour/meal, almonds, sunflower seeds, apricots, coconut. 4. Once quinoa is cooked, add apple sauce, vanilla, and water to quinoa. 5. Mix wet ingredients with dry ingredients. 6. Grease a 9 x 13 pyrex dish with non-sticking cooking spray. 7. Spread mixture in the pan and flatten. 8. Bake for 20 mins at 350F. 9. Once finished, allow for it to cool for 5 mins, then cut into bars. 10. Enjoy!

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These healthy energy bars are made with whole ingredients, unlike the store bought energy bars that are filled with sugar and processed fat.

healthy energy bar recipe

Here’s the healthy energy bar recipe.


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Healthy Energy Bars
healthy energy bar recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
healthy energy bar recipe
  1. Preheat your oven to 350F.
  2. Before cooking the quinoa, add it to a fine strainer and give it a quick rinse. Then cook the quinoa according to the directions on the package.
  3. In a big mixing bowl add all the following dry ingredients: rolled oats, ground flax seed, baking soda, sea salt, agave nectar, buckwheat flour, slivered almonds, sunflower seeds, chopped apricots, unsweetened shredded coconut (love coconut).
  4. Mix all the ingredients together, making sure to the agave nectar is spread throughout the mixture.
  5. Spray a 9 x 13 pan with cooking spray, then add the cooked quinoa to the pan.
  6. Add the following wet ingredients to the same 9 x 13 pan: unsweetened apple sauce and vanilla extract (for flavor).
  7. Add the dry ingredient mixture to the 9 x 13 pan and mix all the ingredients together, flattening it out to fill the entire pan. At this point it should look good, it should smell good, and the consistency should be compacted together.
  8. Add the pan to the over for approximately 20 minutes, and wait!
  9. Then remove the quinoa energy bars from the oven and allow it to cool down for 5 minutes before cutting (and tasting).
  10. Now you can give it a taste!
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Info (per serving):

Calories: 220

Protein: 5g

Carbohydrates: 31g

Fat: 8g

In just 20 minutes, you’ve made healthy energy bars.

  • No refined sugar.
  • No processed fat.
  • Using all real ingredients that taste good!

These healthy energy bars are much better than the conventional, sugar filled, granola bar or energy bar from the grocery store.

Don’t fall for the marketing hype Live Leaner, follow this recipe to make your own homemade energy bars, and get rid of the pre-packaged garbage.

Leave a comment below if you liked this healthy energy bar recipe video.

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25 responses to “How To Make A Healthy Energy Bar Recipe

  1. Hi Brad! In your food wars video you recommended to NOT buy agave syrup. So why use it for the energy bars? I personally love the agave syrup but after watching your other video I might exchange it for maple syrup or raw honey.
    I usually put it into my breakfast fruit salad … should I switch to stevia/sukrin alltogether?

    thx for your videos! 🙂

  2. I’m not favourable where you stand getting your facts, nevertheless beneficial matter. I would need to devote more time to knowing more or perhaps understanding much more. Many thanks for outstanding data I was searching for this info in my objective.

    1. hi Julie, strange cause it binded well for me. Make sure to mix the ingredients really well together…or try experimenting with adding an egg or honey or maple syrup to act a a binding agent.

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