Anywhere Energy Booster

Anywhere Energy Booster

Make these natural bars to keep on hand for an anytime pick-me-up or pre-workout aid.

Spiced Acai Energy Bars

  • ¾ cup raw almonds
  • ¾ cup (about 11-12 large) pitted dates
  • ¼ cup dried apricots
  • 3 tablespoons acai powder
  • 2 tablespoons black raisins
  • ½ teaspoon ginger powder
  • ½ tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Mix all of the ingredients together in a food processor just until a sticky dough has formed (allow some almonds to remain coarsely chopped).
  2. Spread a sheet of plastic wrap on a cutting board and place the dough in top. Using your hands, press and form a 1-inch-thick rectangle. Wrap and put in the freezer for 30 minutes, then cut into rectangles.
  3. Serve cold or at room temperature.
  4. Makes 10 bars.
  • 169 calories
  • 6 grams fat
  • 30 grams carbs
  • 4 grams fiber
  • 3 grams protein


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