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Puffed Quinoa and Peanut Butter Bars

by Elly Joy
on 19th September 2019
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Puffed Quinoa and Peanut Butter Bars

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  • 3/4 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup puffed quinoa
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • Optional extras
  • Chocolate chips
  • Goji berries
  • Shredded coconut
Prep Time


  1. Blend the dates in a food processor until they form a paste

  2. Melt the peanut butter in a small saucepan or microwave and add it to the food processor with the vanilla extract, cinnamon and salt. Pulse until well combined

  3. Add the puffed quinoa, chopped almonds, pumpkin and sunflower seeds and pulse until everything is combined (try not to over mix)

  4. Line a 8X8 baking tray with parchment paper and transfer the bar mixture into the pan

  5. Use your hands to press the mixture down evenly into the pan

  6. Place in the fridge to set for 2 hours then cut into bars

Elly Joy

EllyJoy was created to encourage a balanced lifestyle by adopting an ‘Eat Well, Live Fit and Treat Often’ mantra. We use only the most natural, plant-based ingredients in all our products to offer nutritional value in every treat. Not only this, our business is built on creating sustainable products which have minimal impact on the world we live in.
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