Raw Lemon Bars (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Guest post by Active Accessories Ambassador, Abby Phon. When it comes to healthy recipes, Abby sure knows her stuff! 

rawandveganbarsabbyphonIngredients:

Crust:

  • 1 ½ cup raw organic walnuts
  • ½ cup raw unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 10 organic Medjool dates
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 4 tbsp lemon zest

Filling

  • ¾ cup organic extra virgin coconut oil
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 6 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 5 drops stevia (to taste)
  • Pinch turmeric, for color.

Directions:

  1. Using a food processor, combine all the crust ingredients until uniform. (It will still be a little chunky.)
  2. Press into an 8×8 Pyrex dish (or similar).
  3. Place the coconut oil into a small bowl.
  4. Beat the coconut oil with a mixer 1-2 minutes (until creamy).
  5. Add in the lemon juice, zest, maple syrup, stevia and turmeric and mix until combined.
  6. Spread the filling over the crust.
  7. Place into the fridge or freezer 20-30 minutes (until set).
  8. Cut and enjoy!

Note: If you freeze these, leave them out to soften a bit before serving.

abbyphonpicAbout the Author: Abby Phon is a Certified Holistic Health Coach. She leads corporate workshops on nutrition and lifestyle, conducts food tours, cooking demonstrations and offers individual health and nutrition coaching around the world. She is also a certified Shiatsu practitioner, a licensed massage therapist, an AFAA nationally certified group fitness instructor, an IntenSati Leader and a certified Oneness Blessing (Deeksha) Giver.

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