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  • Preparation
    20 minutes

  • Cooking
    20 minutes

  • Power
    350°F (180°C)

  • Quantity
    Makes: 12 bars (45g to 50g)

The Pretty Juicy Juice(dried fruit bars)

It’s official, FUEL YOUR DAY (the English version of my best-selling yellow recipe book in French which has sold over 132,000 copies) has finally hit the shelves. And, to whet your appetite, here’s a recipe for the perfect treat to pack in your lunchbox. These bars are not only SUGAR-FREE and FAT-FREE, they’re also GLUTEN-FREE, DAIRY-FREE, NUT- and PEANUT-FREE and CHOCOLATE-FREE, plus they take no time at all to make. Providing the ultimate energy boost, I love eating them just before a workout. And if you want an even healthier version, try them with dried fruit sweetened with fruit juice. Enjoy.

SOURCE OF INSTANT ENERGY and yumyumskiness!  

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AND THEN WHAT?

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).

  2. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix until combined.

  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat—otherwise, everything will stick.

  4. Using a spoon, spread the mixture onto the baking sheet. Don’t be afraid to firmly press it down onto the baking sheet so the bars hold together.

  5. Bake for about 20 minutes. OMG! It smells so good!

  6. Let the bars cool before slicing. Enjoy this fruity delight!

Storage (in a airtight container)

  • Fives days on the counter
  • One week on the fridge
  • 3 months in the freezer

Source of fibre and pocket-sized energy  

I’m absolutely crazy about these bars. They’re so easy to make. All you have to do is put all the ingredients into a bowl and mix. They’re also ALLERGEN-FREE and a perfect addition to any lunchbox. What more could you ask for? They’re great in the morning, as a snack or light dessert, and even before playing sports. Pretty Juicy Juice bars are little fruity masterpieces. Simple.

Baking Pretty Juicy Juice bars
is like creating little bundles of joy for your lunchbox!

»»»» I’d like my copy of the book with its 100 easy recipes »»»»

Ingredients

  • 1⁄2 cup (150 g) date puree

  • 1 egg

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon (2 ml) ground ginger

  • 1⁄2 cup (65 g) raisins

  • 1⁄2 cup (65 g) golden raisins

  • 1⁄2 cup (65 g) dried cranberries or 1⁄2 cup (80 g) dried cherries

  • 1⁄2 cup (50 g) large flake oats

  • 1⁄4 cup (35 g) regular or gluten-free all- purpose flour

  • 1⁄4 cup (40 g) black chia seeds

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