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“These are similar to "lara bar" type products, using all raw ingredients. I can't have almonds, so I need to make my own.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 dates
  • 1 tablespoon Rice Krispies
  • 1 tablespoon Grape-nuts cereal
  • 1 tablespoon corn flakes, crushed


  1. Split open the dates and remove all the inside parts. This will be sticky! Remove them to a bowl, scraping the skin to get as much of it as you can.
  2. Pour the cereal on top of it, and use the back of the spoon to crush the cereal as you mix it together with the dates. Note: feel free to vary the cereals used. You could do it with all one type, or mix them up. I like using Vector instead of corn flakes because Vector has protein in it.
  3. When ingredients are well-combined, wet hands and crush the mass some more. Split into four equal portions and form each one into a ball. Chill for at least one hour.
  4. These pack great in lunches!

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