Nut-Free Tahini and Quinoa Slice
Vegan, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Naturally Sweetened
Our Tahini and Quinoa Slice is the perfect snack when you’re in need of a quick energy boost. It's also ideal for school lunch boxes as it don’t contain nuts, but still provides an abundance of nutrients from the dried fruit and seeds. Simply prep a batch on the weekend and it’ll take your meal prep to the next level!
Makes: 8-10 large bars | Time: 10 minutes + 1 hour setting
- Place the pitted dates, apricots, hemp seeds, tahini, coconut oil, honey/rice malt syrup and salt into a food processor and blend until smooth.
- Transfer the mixture to a large bowl and stir in the pumpkin seeds, puffed quinoa, buckwheat and chia seeds. You may need to use your hands to ensure everything is evenly combined
- Line the base of a baking tin (approx. 20cm x 20cm) and transfer the mixture to the tray, ensuring it is firmly packed down and flat
- Place the tray into the refrigerator to harden for 1-2 hours, then slice into your preferred shapes
Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks, or in the freezer for up to 2 months.
If you would like to add nuts, simply swap half the tahini for nut butter, i.e. peanut, almond or cashew.
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