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Maca Energy Bars

Maca Energy Bars
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These no-bake bars are an on-the-go breakfast that’s chock-full of omega-3-rich nuts and seeds.

They also have a secret ingredient called maca: a medicinal plant grown high in the mountains of Peru that can enhance strength, stamina and mental clarity. A few tablespoon is all you need to enhance the nutritional value of these simple bars!

Maca Energy Bars

Maca Energy Bars


  • 1 cup almonds
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup flax meal (ground flaxseed)
  • ½ cup raw pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • 2 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. Navitas maca powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ cup Heinen’s pure organic maple syrup
  • ¼ cup Heinen’s coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup Heinen’s fresh ground almond butter


  1. In a food processor, grind the almonds until coarse.
  2. Add to a bowl with the sunflower seeds, flax meal, pepitas, chia seeds, maca powder and salt.
  3. In a bowl, combine the maple syrup, coconut oil and almond butter.
  4. Mix until all are well combined.
  5. Add the wet mixture to dry ingredients.
  6. Tear a sheet of parchment slightly bigger than an 8×8 pan. Line an 8×8 pan with the paper.
  7. Spread the mixture into the lined pan and pat down lightly.
  8. Place in refrigerator for 1 hour to set.




Melanie Jatsek RD, LD

By Melanie Jatsek RD, LD

Heinen's Chief Dietitian, Melanie Jatsek, RD, LD believes that the answer to a strong, healthy and vibrant body lies within. As a published author with over 20 years of experience in wellness program development, health coaching and professional speaking, Melanie offers expert guidance through Heinen's Club Fx program to help customers take inspired action to build the healthy body they were meant to live in without giving up their favorite foods.

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