Jessica Sepel's choc tahini bars

Afternoon snack sorted.

This combination of nutritious ingredients and amazing flavours will lift you right up.

Ingredients (makes 10)

  • 10 medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 ¼ cups organic oats or quinoa
  • โ…“ cup flaxseed
  • 2 tbsps sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsps raw cacao powder
  • ¼ tsp Celtic sea salt
  • โ…“ cup hulled tahini
  • โ…“ cup virgin organic coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tbsps coconut nectar, raw honey or maple syrup


Place all the ingredients in a food processor and pulse until well combined – the mixture should be firm but soft.

Grease and line a 20-cm square baking tin and press the mixture in evenly with the back of a spoon.

Cover and freeze for 30–40 minutes or until firm.

Remove from the freezer and cut into 10 bars. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.

This recipe is extracted from Living the Healthy Life by Jessica Sepel. Available now, Macmillan Australia, $39.99.

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