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Slow Cooker Quinoa Energy Bars - Snack in your slow cooker!

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This energy bar recipe is super easy and made in the slow cooker! Quinoa, chia seeds and almond butter make these bars a healthy snack or breakfast!

Slow Cooker Quinoa Energy Bars - Snack in your slow cooker!

  • Yield: 8
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cooking Time: 4 hr


  • 2 Tbsp Almond Butter
  • 2 Tbsp Maple Syrup
  • 1 Cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs
  • ⅓ Cup Quinoa, uncooked
  • ½ Cup Raisins
  • ⅓ Cup Roasted Almonds, roughly chopped *
  • ⅓ Cup Dried apples, roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Chia seeds


  1. Spray a 5 Quart Slow Cooker with cooking spray and cut a piece of parchment to just fit in the bottom of it. I just traced my slow cooker on a large piece of parchment, cut it out and stuck it in. Spray the parchment with cooking spray, and press it down to adhere it to the slow cooker. **
  2. In a large, micro-wave safe bowl, combine the almond butter and maple syrup and melt until the almond butter is creamy, about 30 seconds.
  3. Whisk together the almond butter and maple syrup. Then, whisk in the almond milk, cinnamon and salt. Whisk until the milk is well incorporated with the almond butter.
  4. Whisk in the eggs until well combined, then stir in all remaining ingredients thoroughly.
  5. Pour the mixture into the prepared slow cooker and cook on LOW heat until the top of the bars just appear set, about 3 ½-4 hours.
  6. Run a knife around the outside of the bars and remove the bowl from the slow cooker. Place into the refrigerate to cool completely.
  7. Once cool, cut into bars and DEVOUR!

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*if you can’t find toasted almonds, just dry toast them in a 400 degree oven for about 5-10 minutes, until lightly golden brown,
**Don’t skip this step. It makes the bars so much easier to get out.
Store the bars in an air tight container in the refrigerator.


Source:Slow Cooker Quinoa Energy Bar Recipe on Food Faith Fitness

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