So Usual But Unusual Dessert – Coconut Chia Bars

You already know the health benefits of chia seeds. In the most of the time, we make a chia pudding. But why not try something different. Probably you never tried something like this. Such as a coconut chia bars. They are Paleo and Low Carb.

Way of preparation – easy

Prep time

  • Prep time – 20 minutes
  • Cooking time – 20 minutes

Coconut Chia Bars – Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 2.5 oz finely grated coconut (flakes)
  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin coconut oil (15 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of SF honey  (15 ml) or some other sweetener as desired
  • Vanilla aroma
  • 2 oz of Indian nuts (Cashew)

Instructions how to make Coconut Chia Bars

  • Pour the chia seeds into the water and leave them for some 15 minutes.
  • Heat the oven at 400F (200 C).
  • In a larger bowl, mix the soaked chia seeds with finely chopped coconut, coconut oil, vanilla and honey (or xylitol).
  • Mix with your hands (or dough blade) until all ingredients are well bonded, and eventually mix whole Indian nuts.
  • Pour the mixture into the baking pan, lined with baking paper
  • The resulting mixture was rolled into a cube, approximately 20×20 cm
  • Bake in a heated oven,
  • Adjust the cooking time to the strength of your oven
  • The cake is finished when the edges have a golden yellow color.
  • Serve and enjoy

Note:

How to make homemade SF honey read here 

Nutritional Information (for the whole measure)

  • Calories 451, Protein 7 g, Carbs 30 g ( Fiber 15 g, Sugar 15 g), Fat 33 g
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