Cocoa baked quinoa bars

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You love sweets but you do not desire eat sugar. Well, I’ve some great information for you. These cocoa baked quinoa bars are 100 % regret cost-free and really simple to bake. They actually appear like brownies. Look into this terrific dish (thanks to Sugar-Free Mother):

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup raw almonds*
  • 1-1 / 2 cups almond milk *, unsweetened (or milk of option)
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1 / 4 cup applesauce *, unsweetened
  • 1 / 3 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed meal*
  • optional: 1/2 tsp liquid chocolate stevia, 1/4 cup chocolate chips, 1/2 cup sunflower seeds, sliced nuts, shredded coconut, dried chopped fruit

* Make this nut free by eliminating the almonds and making use of milk of selection, boost flax and applesauce to 1/2 cup. Bake as dish follows.

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Chop your almonds in your blender or food processor or food mill. Add your pitted dates and almond milk in a high powdered blender or food processor (gradually, a couple of at a time). Include chia seeds, applesauce, cocoa and salt and blend up until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and add your cooked quinoa and flaxseed meal. Prepare an 8 by 8 baking meal with nonstick cooking spray or use parchment paper. Put your cocoa quinoa mix into the prepared dish and spread uniformly. Include optional garnishes. Bake for 45 -60 mins or until firmly set on top. Mine were perfect at 45. Let cool for 30 minutes prior to cutting into 12 squares. Keep refrigerated or wrap in plastic wrap and freeze.