Choc-maca energy bars

Maca is a great supplement for extra energy and vigor and these choc maca energy bars throw in a hit of raw cacao too! Not to mention the goodness of omega threes found in the seeds. Overall these bars pack a nutritional and energy punch and are tasty too! At first taste they reminded me a little of the trusty chocolate crackles from birthday parties as kids! They are very quick and easy to make and store well in the freezer. Give them a go!


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Choc maca energy bars

Course Snack  Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 1 hour Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes Author Claire Bartlett


  • 3 Cups quick oats
  • 2 Tbs maca powder
  • 1/4 Cup raw cacao
  • 1/4 Cup hemp seeds
  • 1/4 Cup chia seeds
  • Pinch Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 Cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 Cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 Cup maple syrup


  1. Combine oats, maca powder, raw cacao, hemp and chia seeds. Mix well.
  2. Combine the peanut butter, coconut oil, and maple syrup and melt over the stove or in the microwave for one minute. Stir well until combined.
  3. Combine all ingredients and mix until the wet ingredients are worked through.
  4. Press into a parchment-lined 9×13 inch (23×33 cm) pan and place in the freezer for at least an hour. 
  5. Remove from freezer and cut into the desired size. Stores well in the freezer.

Published by Claire Bartlett

Claire is a yogi, plant-based foodie, pilot wife, homeschooling twin mom, ex-pat Aussie living in California! She loves life and all the beauty to be found in it and likes to inspire others to see it too.

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