Seed and Nut Energy Bar

by Leah Halmagyi


  • 1½ cups Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 cup unsalted cashews
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ tsp fine sea salt
  • scraped seeds of 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup ground linseed
  • ½ cup raisins, chopped
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, warmed until liquid


1 Combine the dates, cashews, maple syrup, salt and vanilla seeds in a food processor and purée until very smooth, then transfer to a large bowl. Add the coconut, oats, linseed, raisins and seeds, then mix well.
2 Add the coconut oil in a steady stream and mix until just pliable. Press into a lined 27cm x 17cm slice pan, then refrigerate until firm. Cut into bars, then serve.