Almond Chocolate Chia Bars

Are you looking for a snack that is both healthy yet decadent? Yes please! You should try these Almond Chocolate Chia bars. They are so easy to make,  you don’t have to cook and they are fast and easy too! Even my kids can make these.

These Almond Chocolate Chia Bars are the perfect bar for snacking! No bake, paleo, refined sugar free, gluten free, vegan, dairy free.

Perfect for both pre and post workouts or whenever you want a little chocolate treat and you don’t have to feel guilty about it because this is REAL FOOD and good for you!

Almond Chocolate Chia Bars

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/2 chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut + two tablespoons for topping
  • 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons almond milk

In a large bowl combine the oats, chia, coconut and cacao powder. Mix.

In a small bowl, heat the honey and almond butter together. Mix in the syrup and almond extract until everything is combined.

Pour the wet into dry and begin mixing together. Once everything is mostly coated, add in the almond milk and mix until sticky looking.

This will take a few moments, really mix it up.

Line an 8×4 pan with parchment paper and place the mixture into the pan. Using a second piece of paper press the mixture down evenly into the pan.

Sprinkle the coconut and use a silicone spatula to press it into the mixture.

Freeze for 60 minutes. Remove from the freezer and cut into bars.

Makes five bars.

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Robin rue - October 11, 2017

I love grab and go snack ideas like this. These bars sound SO yummy!

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Jeni Hawkins - October 11, 2017

YUM! I’ve never had Chia before, but mix anything with chocolate and it’s great, right? This recipe looks amazing!

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Jeanette - October 11, 2017

That sounds like a tasty and healthy snack. I am trying really hard to stick to a healthier way of eating and this will definitely help.

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Chelley Martinka - October 11, 2017

I love this! I eat a bar a few times a week- to make my own is going to rock!

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Melissa Chapman - October 11, 2017

I am trying to be vegan so this treat looks perfect, no dairy, no eggs. I have also recently got into chia seeds and they are amazing and healthy.

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Claudia Krusch - October 12, 2017

I am always looking for new recipes to try. These Almond Chocolate Chia Bars look so delicious and easy to make. I will have to try the recipe on the weekend.

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Cat - October 12, 2017

Saw this recipe on Pinterest! Need to try these bars for breakfast some time soon!

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susan5minutesformom - October 12, 2017

There are so many delicious flavors going on in those bars! I’ll bet these would be a great afternoon pick-me-up.

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krystal - October 12, 2017

I like easy bars that I can throw in my bag and go – these look DELICIOUS! I love the chocolate chia combo.

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Randi - October 12, 2017

Those look amazing. I’m always looking for healthy, filling snacks … definitely trying this recipe!

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Amy Desrosiers - October 12, 2017

These bars look so healthy and yummy. I love anything chocolate that is slightly healthy too.

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gingermommy - October 14, 2017

I love the idea of making bars like this with Chia! I am going to have to give these a shot for snacks.

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Amy D - January 5, 2018

Perfect bar to satisfy my sweet tooth plus give me energy. I have all these ingredients on hand, so I will make these bars soon.

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