Mmmmmm theses look super good!!!

salixisme - AIP Living

These are the energy bars that we ate after our hike the other day.

They are a slight adaptation of the Energy Bars I posted about a few weeks ago.  The aim of these bars was to be less of a treat, and more a source of energy and protein.  Despite this, these would still make a good lunchbox treat.

They were fantastic after a 4 hour (8km) hike – just what we needed when we got back to the car.

Because these contain cocoa, nuts and chia seeds, they are an AIP stage 2 reintroduction.  When reintroducing foods on the AIP, I recommend this guide.

Chocolate Energy Bars

Makes 16-18 bars

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10oz pitted dates

1 cup figs

1 cup chopped toasted walnuts

1 cup unsweetened coconut

2 tbsp cocoa powder

2 tbsp bee pollen (we buy ours from Buzz Honey)

2 tbsp chia seeds

1/4 cup…

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