Matcha Almond Bar

Recipe by Kathy Siegel, MS, RDN, CDN from The 30-Minute Clean Eating Cookbook published by Rockridge Press. Copyright © 2020. Photo courtesy of Kristen Massad.
Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Snacks, Sweets
Servings 6 people

Equipment

  • Food Processor or High-Speed Blender
  • 9-by-5 Loaf Pan
  • Small Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Raw Cashews
  • ½ cup Almond Flour
  • 1 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • ¼ tsp Sea Salt
  • 2 tsp Matcha Green Tea Powder
  • 3 tbsp Water
  • 1 tbsp Maple Syrup
  • ½ tsp Vanilla
  • 2 tbsp Almond Butter
  • 1 tsp Shredded Coconut

Instructions
 

  • In a food processor or high-speed blender, blend the cashews, almond flour, avocado oil, honey, and salt together until a dough forms.
  • Line a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan with unbleached parchment paper. Press the dough into the loaf pan with your hands, spreading it to the edges and corners.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the matcha and water until smooth, then add the maple syrup, vanilla, and almond butter and mix until smooth. Spread the matcha mixture over the dough with a spatula. Sprinkle the shredded coconut over the top and gently press it into matcha topping.
  • Place the loaf pan in the freezer for 20 minutes. Once the loaf is set, slice into six bars and serve.

Notes

Per Serving: Calories: 263; Fat: 19g; Protein: 8g; Total Carb: 18g; Fiber: 3g; Sodium: 103mg; Iron: 2mg
 
Keyword Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, No Cook, Vegetarian