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Recipe: Superfood Energy Bars

By Ritamarie Loscalzo

Superfood Energy Bars

This week’s recipe is a recipe from Aunt Sue’s Recipe Collection inside Dr. Ritamarie’s book, Unstoppable Health.

Superfood Energy Bars


  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup dates OR 1/4 cup Chia Gel sweetened with low-glycemic sweetener of choice, i.e. stevia, luo han, erythritol, or others listed at the end of this book
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups walnuts
  • 1/2 cup Brazil nuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons maca powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground vanilla beans or vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons carob powder
  • 1 teaspoon psyllium powder
  • 1/2 cup chia seeds, ground
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup goji berries


  1. Make a paste by blending the dates and/or low-glycemic sweetened Chia Gel, raisins, and water in a high speed blender until smooth. Set this aside.
  2. Process the walnuts, Brazil nuts, salt, maca, vanilla, carob powder, psyllium powder and chia seeds in a food processor until the nuts are finely ground.
  3. Add the date and raisin paste and continue to process until the mixture makes a dough.
  4. Add the hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, and goji berries. Pulse briefly to mix.
  5. Spread the mixture into an 8×8 glass pan lined with saran wrap or parchment paper.
  6. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
  7. Remove from glass pan and slice into desired sizes.
  8. Place brownies on a dehydrator tray lined with a mesh screen and dehydrate at 105°F for 8 hours or more to taste. Alternatively, you can place them in a glass dish and freeze them for several hours for a chewier energy bar..

Find more recipes like this inside Dr, Ritamarie’s new book Unstoppable Health.
Buy it on Kindle here.

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