These no bake hemp seed granola bars are a delicious combination of nuts, seeds and peanut butter for a low carb snack or breakfast on the go. As well as being low carb, they are vegan and gluten free too.
Tasty and fulfilling, this healthy nut & seed bar recipe is a great way to enjoy hemp seeds in your food. Hemp seeds are a good choice for the keto vegetarian as they are a complete protein with all the essential amino acids.
HEMP AS A PROTEIN SOURCE FOR A VEGETARIAN
Hemp is a great choice for a vegetarian diet as it is high in magnesium, a source of iron, zinc, omega-3. It has ALL 10 essential amino acids, making it a perfect plant-based protein and effective natural metabolism booster. High in fibre and low in carbs hemp protein is the ultimate superfood.
MAKING NO BAKE HEMP SEED GRANOLA BARS
This recipe is as easy as mixing peanut butter, coconut oil with hemp seeds, nuts and seeds. If you don’t have every ingredient in this recipe you can use numerous ingredients instead. A few suggestions are:
- Nuts – walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, macadamia,
- Seeds – Flaxseeds, Sesame, sunflower
- Almond butter
- Sunflower seed butter
- Protein powder – for an additional protein boost
- Cacao powder
- Dried starfruit – Making these is simple and a good low carb substitute for sultanas in a granola bar.
No Bake Hemp Seed Granola Bars
- 1/2 cup hemp seeds
- 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1/2 cup coconut flakes unsweetened
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 1/2 cup peanut butter softened at room temperature
- 1/2 cup pecans chopped
- 2 tablespoons erythritol I prefer brown
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- Line a loaf tin (I used a 9 x 5) with parchment paper.
- In a bowl mix all the ingredients together. If the peanut butter is a bit thick, zap the mixture in a microwave for a few seconds to soften it.
- Press the mixture into the tin evenly.
- Place in the freezer overnight.
- Cut into 8 slices.
- Keep in the fridge as they will soften at room temperature.
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