I was surfing around the other day and came across this website - The Joyful Abode, and a recipe for grain-free granola bars that are Paleo/Primal friendly.  I made them using our friend Kelly McKaig's honey and oh yeah, they are good!

Here's the recipe stolen directly from the Joyful Abode:

Grain-Free Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Granola Bar Recipe

You will need:
  • 2.5 cups assorted nuts and seeds
  • 1 cup dried fruit
  • 2 cups shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • splash of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • generous sprinkle of cinnamon
  • some more cinnamon
Roughly chop 1 cup of the nuts and seeds. Place in a bowl.
Use your food processor to pulse the other 1.5 cups of nuts and seeds into a finer “chop.” Add to the bowl.
Add your fruit.
Stir in the dried coconut.
In a saucepan over medium-low heat, combine oil, honey, vanilla, salt, and cinnamon. Cook until the mixture bubbles, then pour over the fruit/nut mixture.
Stir to combine completely.
Press your mixture into a parchment-lined pan of some sort. Press HARD.
Cool 2-3 hours, then remove from the pan and cut into bars.

The only thing I noticed is that they get a bit soft if you don't keep them refrigerated.


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