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These bars may look green, but each soft, invigorating bite is loaded with sweet lemon flavor and packed with protein. You can use any kind of unflavored, pure green powder here, from spirulina to wheatgrass.
Pulse dates, almonds, protein powder, spirulina, lemon juice, and lemon zest in food processor until doughlike and thick. Test consistency by pinching dough between two fingers—it should stick together easily. If too dry, add water 1 tsp. at a time until desired consistency is achieved.
Add hemp seeds and coconut shreds, and pulse several times to coarsely chop, while leaving plenty of texture.
Line cutting board with plastic wrap. Press into a compact mound on plastic wrap. Loosely wrap with the plastic, then use rolling pin to firmly flatten into a 1/2-inch-thick rectangle. Unwrap, and cut into bars.
- Serving Size 1 bar
- Calories 266
- Carbohydrate Content 38 g
- Cholesterol Content 0 mg
- Fat Content 11 g
- Fiber Content 6 g
- Protein Content 8 g
- Saturated Fat Content 2 g
- Sodium Content 12 mg
- Sugar Content 28 g