Granted, too much of any sweet treat is not the best for us. However, if you are going to indulge then why not try to get as much nutrition out of it as possible. This recipe was inspired by a recipe from Live Better America (www.livebetteramerica.com). I replaced the white sugar with honey and the canola oil with pureed avocado. (Yes, you heard right). Don't worry if the batter has a green hue...it won't look that way after it is cooked.
Raw Chocolate-Chia Energy Bars
Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrients. Just 3 tbsp has 12 gm of fiber, 5 gm of protein and is a great source of Omega 3's (healthy fats) This recipe is super easy; no baking involved. Source: Vegetarian Times website http://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipe/raw-chocolate-chia-energy-bars/