Raw Mars Bars

Do you ever crave old fashioned candy bars like nobodies business but hate that the ingredients are glorified trash?

Making it basically impossible to find a candy bar to enjoy!

If that bothers you like it did me, then these bars are made for you …

They are gluten & dairy free, refined sugar-free and most importantly DELICIOUS!

These bars are everything those bars are but much much more!

I promise you won’t miss the soy lecithin or the vegetable fat! LOL 😂

If I haven’t convinced you yet to make these ASAP then let’s start with ingredients you can be happy eating ..

such as protein packed NUTS and antioxidant filled DARK chocolate!

Then move on to my favorite NEW ingredient that just came out…. VANILLA COLLAGEN PEANUT BUTTER!

My friends at Wild Friends teamed up with Vital Proteins and made a line of COLLAGEN NUT BUTTERS that are out of this world YUMMY!

I’m so happy about this collaboration because I have been using Vital Proteins for around a year or two. It’s an amazing brand that makes high-quality, grass-fed collagen products.

And Wild Friends already makes THE BEST NUT BUTTERS around

So when I heard they teamed up together to make COLLAGEN NUT BUTTERS I was instantly hooked!

They have 3 flavors of the Collagen Nut Butters:

Vanilla Collagen Peanut Butter

Chocolate Collagen Peanut Butter

And

Vanilla Collagen Almond Butter

They are perfect for toast, smoothies or if you’re like me DESSERT!

One taste and you’ll see what all the fuss is about I promise! ☝🏼

—- These nut butters are available at Target, Sprouts, and WholeFoods. You can also purchase some on their website (wildfriendsfoods.com) and use my code SEASON20 for a 20% off discount! 👍🏼

RAW MARS BARS

Ingredients:

BASE layer

1/2 cup almonds

1/2 cup cashews

1/2 cup peanuts

2 tbsp maple syrup

1 tbsp water

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp ginger

3 tbsp hemp seeds

Pinch pink sea salt

FILLING

3/4 cup Vanilla Collagen Peanut Butter from Wild Friends

1/2 cup melted coconut oil

2 tbsp maple syrup

CHOC COATING

3.5 oz Divine Dark Choc w/ pink Himalayan salt

2-3 tbsp coconut oil

Sea salt

Pepitas

Directions:

1.

Pulse all the base layer ingredients in a food processor until a dough like consistency forms. Press into the bottom of a loaf pan lined with parchment and then spayed with oil. Pop into the freezer for 10 minutes and make filling.

2.

In a small bowl combine the ingredients for the filling and microwave for about 20 seconds. Mix together and then pour onto the base layer. Set back into the freezer for an hour.

3.

Take the load pan out of the freezer and cut the loaf in half, then inch strips and then into squares.

4.

Melt the chocolate and coconut oil together and gently dip each square into the chocolate and set aside. Sprinkle on sea salt and pepitas.

Freeze for another hour or 2. Enjoy!

adapted from @rachelgoodeats raw mars bars

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