Homemade Granola Bars (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free)

Du La

Looking for a healthy snack to pack for lunches? Look no further! We love these nutty, grain-free granola bars that are so easy to make and kid approved.

Forget the sugar-ladened granola bars and try these homemade healthy treats.

Following our Wellness Wednesday video from yesterday, Du La, ND, shares with us one of her favorite, healthy, kid approved snacks.



  • Almonds, raw – 1 cup
  • Walnuts, raw – ½  cup
  • Pecans, raw – ½  cup
  • Medjool dates, pitted – 7 soft
  • Coconut flour – 2 tbsp
  • Vanilla extract – 2 tsp
  • Sea salt – ¼ tsp
  • Goji berries – ¼ cup
  • Raisins – ¼ cup
  • Cacao nibs – ¼ cup
  • Pumpkin seeds – 3 tbsp
  • Honey or brown rice syrup – ¼ cup


  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  2. In a food processor, pulse raw almonds, raw walnuts and raw pecans until you have a coarsely ground nut meal.
  3. Add pitted Medjool dates and pulse again until evenly distributed throughout the meal.
  4. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in coconut flour, vanilla extract, sea salt, goji berries, raisins, cacao nibs, pumpkin seeds and honey or brown rice syrup.
  5. Press in a pan lined with parchment paper (tip: leave extra parchment paper on the sides so you can fold it over and press the granola down with your hands).
  6. Bake until golden brown (approximately 15-20 minutes).
  7. Allow to cool completely and cut to desired size.


Posted: 2015 March 5