Tart Cherry and Almond Energy Bar

 12 bars  20 min prep, 40 min cooking  77.2g / bar

Rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds, tart cherries contribute to recovery after a strenuous physical activity. With almost 10g of proteins and 4g of fiber per serving, these bars provide long-lasting energy.


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  • 1 ½ cup (375 ml) pitted dates, cut in small pieces
  • 1 cup (250 ml) water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla extract
  • ½ cup (125 ml) almond butter
  • ¾ cup (175 ml) quick oats
  • 1 cup (250 ml) skim milk powder
  • ¼ tsp (1 ml) salt
  • ⅔ cup (160 ml) almonds, chopped in pieces
  • 1 cup (250 ml) dried tart cherries


  1. Combine the dates and water in a small pot.
  2. Bring to boil and let simmer for about 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool down for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the egg, almond butter and vanilla extra to the date mix.
  5. In the meantime in a large mixing bowl, combine the oats, skim milk powder and salt.
  6. Add the date mix and stir well.
  7. Incorporate the almonds and dried cherries in the mix.
  8. Oil a 9x13” rectangular pan and spread the dough in it.
  9. Bake for 40 minutes in a preheated oven at 375F (190C).
  10. Let it cool for a few minutes before cutting into bars.
  11. Enjoy!


For better conservation, wrap the bars individually and freeze them.

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