Energy Bars – by Dr Marilyn Golden
These delicious ‘energy bars’ are from the latest recipe book by Dr Marilyn Golden, Sydney based Medical Doctor and integrated therapist. Marilyn’s practice is located in Chatswood. Her recipe book is the culmination of 7 years of developing delicious recipes based on the principle of raw food and optimum cellular nutrition. For more information and to purchase Dr Marilyn Golden’s recipe book, ‘Golden Energy – Recipes for Rejuvenation’ contact Michelle Thomas at Chirosports Coogee on +61 2 9398 3699.
• 2 cups medjool dates, pitted
• ½ cup chia seeds
• ½ cup flax seeds
• ½ cup sunflower seeds
• ½ cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
• ½ cup sesame seeds
• ½ cup desiccated coconut
• 2 cups black mission figs or dried figs
• Juice of ½ an orange
• Pinch of salt
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Add the ingredients to a food processor, adding the orange juice last a little at a time so the mixture does not become too wet and process until the batter sticks together. Roll the dough onto a flat surface and cut into bars. Store in the freezer.
Variation: Add ¼ cup each of carob and cacao powder to the batter in the food processor.
© Dr Marilyn Golden 2011