CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) - Looking for a tasty and healthy dessert? Tanya Hart, from Root Wellness and Nutrition, showed us how to make easy coconut lemon date bars.
Coconut Lemon Date Bars
1 cup raw cashews, soaked for about 8 hours and drained
Juice and zest of 2 organic lemons
12 medjool dates, pitted
1 tablespoon organic virgin coconut oil
1/4 cup, unsweetened shredded coconut + more for top (about 1 tablespoon)
2 tablespoons coconut flour
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease 8 x 8 glass dish with coconut oil and set aide. Combine all ingredients in food processor and pulse until very fine and sticky (about 1-2 minutes).
2. Pour cashew coconut lemon mixture into pan and press down firmly and evenly. Sprinkle 1 tbsp. shredded coconut on top.
3. Bake at 400 for 18-20. Let cool completely before cutting into squares.