Raw Hemp Algae Bars

By Katrina Johns - food styling

Photos By Brian Sano

Rich in micronutrients, try hemp hearts for a new twist on a protein bar. Easy to make, gluten free and dairy free, these hearty snack will give you energy for hours.


(Serves 6)

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  • 1/4 cup hemp hearts
  • 3/4 cup dates
  • 1/2 tsp spirulina powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup coconut
  • 1/2 cup pistachios
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
    *coconut chips to roll on bars


  1. In a food processor, pulse the ingredients until the mixture is crumbly but beginning to come together.
  2. Press into an 8-inch square cake pan or glass dish.
  3. Chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour, then slice and serve.

*This recipe consists mostly of tossing the ingredients into a food processor, then letting the bars set in the refrigerator. Increase the dates to a whole cup if you like your raw energy bars more sticky than crumbly!

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Delicious energy bars with hemp hearts