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Mare Bear Bars/Spice Chicks of Drip

These deliciously healthy treats are made with nuts, dried fruit, oats, almond butter and DATES. Dates act as the glue and sweetener in these wonderful bars. And, as you may have guessed, they contain numerous health benefits. Here is an infographic showing the nutrition content in 100 grams of dates:

medjooldatesgraphic2

Dates also contribute many health benefits, including: (1)

  1. Decreased Cholesterol
  2. Prevent & Relieve Constipation
  3. Natural Energy Booster
  4.  Reduce Triglyceride Levels
  5. Alternative Natural Sweetener
  6. Boost Bone Health

The main recipe can be found here:

Mare Bear Bars

ENJOY!

  1. For more information on dates, see the following site: https://draxe.com/medjool-dates/

 

About Tamara Hoerner (1259 Articles)
Welcome to The Purple Almond! My name is Tamara Hoerner. I am a student at Hawthorn University working toward a Master of Science in Health and Nutrition Education. For me, the name Purple Almond symbolizes “Good, nutritious, whole food bringing light and life to the body, awakening the inherent healing mechanisms within.” I'm all about getting back to the basics, good old fashioned traditional organic, whole food, the kind your great-grandmother used to eat. You'll find no processed foods here. Just good food to heal your whole body. I also believe a healthy body isn't just about food. Stress plays a large part in the physical health of our body. I, therefore, believe in using anything that relieves stress and heals the body, including: mediation, yoga, music, laughter, inspiration and helping others. You'll find all these included in my blog as well.

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