These delicious bars are from the lovely Liz and Kath at Simple Nourishment, a fantastic recipe to prepare for back-to-school lunch boxes or for an indulgent afternoon work snack. We can’t wait to give these a try!

“Our passion is simple, fast, nutritious snack food that doesn’t compromise on taste and that can keep us and our families going between meals” – Simple Nourishment

Dairy free | Prep 12mins | Set 1hour
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What you’ll need…

1 cup pitted dates
6 tbsp honey
4 tbsp almond butter
2 tbsp cacao powder
¾ cup almonds, roasted
¾ cup oats
½ cup desiccated coconut

What to do…

LINE a medium baking tin with greaseproof paper.
WARM honey and almond butter to soften.
PLACE dates in food processor and blend until a semi-smooth paste starts to form.
ADD nuts, oats, coconut, and cacao powder. Pulse until just combined.
POUR in honey/almond mix. Blitz until well mixed. Be careful not to overmix into a non-textured paste.
PRESS into tray. Mix can be sticky so use wet hands when pressing. Set in fridge.


Peanut butter or other nut butters can be substituted here.
Keeps in the fridge for up to 1 week.
You can find more delicious recipes from Simple Nourishment in their cookbook ‘Super Snacks’ available in-store at VIVE or online at 
Happy Cooking!