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Almond Date Energy Bars

17 Sep


I don’t eat a lot energy bars these days.  Cliff bars, Powerbars, Mojo Bars, Luna bars – some are tastier than others, but most are loaded with preservatives and sugar.  Also, let’s face it, I’m usually not working out hard enough to justify a 300-calorie recovery “snack.”

That said, if I’m traveling and need to grab an easy breakfast (one that isn’t a sweet Starbucks muffin or giant carby NY bagel), I’ll usually opt for a Larabar, which are mostly just nuts and fruit.  So when preparing for a week-long vacation with my family, I wanted to pack an emergency stash of healthy, natural grab-and-go energy bars to keep us going on bike rides, beach walks and kayak outings.

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