Fruit and Sunflower Seed Bars

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

2 hrs 10 min

Makes

8 servings

Fruit and Sunflower Seed Bars

At a loss for a healthy, portable snack? These sunflower seed bars use only five ingredients and need only 10-minutes of hands-on time.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup toasted sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  • Line a 9 x 5-in. loaf pan with plastic wrap, leaving 3-in. overhang on two sides.
  • Whirl all ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Scrape into loaf pan and push down with a spatula until surface is flat and even. Wrap with overhanging plastic.
  • Refrigerate until firm, 2 hr. Cut into 8 bars.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 221,
  • Protein
  • 5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33 g,
  • Fat
  • 10 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 2 mg.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent September 2015 issue, this recipe has a triple-tested guarantee from the Chatelaine Kitchen. Photo by Roberto Caruso.