How to Make Nut Free Vegan Protein Bars

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I spent over 20 years of my life thinking that because of my nut and peanut allergies I could never try granola, that changed during a trip with one of my friends who happens to be obsessed with granola. I told her I wish I could try it and she suggested to make my own nut free granola recipe, I was impressed when I found out granola was made with oats!! She took her sweet time to explain me how she baked hers at home and with a bit of variation, this recipe I’m sharing today captures the breakfast and vegan snack I unlocked during a trip to Prague.

Every time I bake granola I think of my friend and throughout the years, I’ve gotten better at changing the flavor, but the essence remains the same. This recipe is now yours, please play with it and tell me what you changed or which flavor you gave it. Use all those ingredients you have at home, don’t be afraid to try adding in more ingredients or taking away some, this is for you to enjoy a safe snack or a breakfast on the go when baked in advance!

How to Make Nut Free Vegan Protein Bars

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 16


  • 3 cups gluten free rolled oats
  • 1 cup agave syrup
  • 4 medjool dates
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup dried raspberries
  • 1/4 cup dried mulberries
  • 1/2 cup unsalted pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/3 cup cocoa butter
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar


  • Submerge dates in hot water for 10 min.
  • Mix oats with syrup, coconut oil, and dates.
  • Cook on medium heat for 7 min.
  • Blend dried fruits and seeds in your granola mix.
  • Divide granola mix in two and place in a square baking tray.
  • Preheat oven at 325°F.
  • Compact granola as explained in recipe tutorial.
  • Bake for 30 min, Then, let it cool down for 15 min before cutting.
  • Let it cool down for an hour before garnishing.
  • Combine cocoa butter, cocoa powder, and sugar to make chocolate syrup to drizzle the bars.

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