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Homemade Nakd Health Bars

Health bars have become a big thing. People are snacking on nut and fruit packed items instead of (or as well as) biscuits and chocolate bars. As well as the focus on healthy eating, I think it's genuinely because they are tasty as well. I have tried ones from Nakd, Primal, Bounce, and Tribe and they are delcious, but can also be a little pricey. As the ingredients are normally quite minimal, I thought I would try making my own. With a recipe list of Cashew Nuts, Dates, raisins, coca powder and vanilla essence, I already had the ingredients to try them out.
You will need a food processor or blender
You will need a 1kg loaf tin, lined with cling film
This makes around 12 bars

175g dried dates, chopped roughly if they are large
150g raisins or sultanas,
225g cashew nuts
2 tablespoons cocoa powder or cocoa nibs if you have them
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Roughly chop the dates if they are quite big and add them to your food processor or strong blender. Follow in with t…

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