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Lentil Trail Mix Squares

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Total time: 35 Minutes

Servings: 16

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    1 cup (250 mL) cooked green lentils

    1/ 3 cup (75 mL) almond butter

    1/4 cup (60 mL) honey

    1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla

    1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon

    pinch, coarse salt

    3/4 cup (175 mL) sunflower seeds (reserve 1/4 cup)

    1 cup (250 mL) pitted and finely chopped dates (reserve 1/4 cup)

    1 Tbsp (15 mL) ground flax

    1 tsp (5 mL) pea fibre

    3 Tbsp (45 mL) rolled oats

    1 large egg

    1/4 cup (60 mL) pumpkin seeds

    2/3 cup (150 mL) shredded coconut flakes


Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C) and line a 8x8 inch (20x20 cm) baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Combine lentils, almond butter, honey, vanilla, cinnamon, salt, sunflower seeds, dates, flax, pea fibre, and oats in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until combined and semi-smooth in consistency. Add egg and pulse to combine.
  3. Scrape the batter into a mixing bowl using a spatula. Stir in pumpkin seeds, reserved sunflower seeds, reserved dates, and coconut until fully combined.
  4. Spread out evenly in the lined baking pan and bake for 25 minutes. Remove and place immediately into the freezer.
  5. Once cooled or frozen, remove from freezer and cut into 16 squares or 32 triangles.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup (60 mL)
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 170
  • Total Fat 9 g
  • Saturated Fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Carbohydrates 19 g
  • Dietary Fibre 4 g
  • Sugar 12 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Sodium 50 mg
  • Potassium 227 mg
  • Folate 44 mcg