Recipe from Laura at @JoyFoodSunshine 

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/2 cup Barney Butter Smooth Almond Butter, melted in the microwave (30 seconds to 1 minute)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Oats
  • Almonds
  • Goji Berries
  • Dates
  • Maple Syrup
  • Optional: 1/4-1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  1. In a food processor, using the “S” blade process dates until you achieve a dough-like consistency and transfer to a medium bowl.
  2. Add the oats, almonds, and goji berries to the dates. Use hands to mix until combined.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the almond butter and maple syrup, microwave for 30 seconds to 1 minute until melted or alternatively melt in a small saucepan over low heat. Use a spoon to mix until blended together.
  4. Pour the melted almond butter mixture over the oat mixture. Use a large rubber spatula or wooden spoon to mix until well combined.
  5. Line an 8x8 baking dish with parchment paper.
  6. Pour mixture in the baking dish and flatten with a spatula
  7. Place in the refrigerator for approximately 25-30 minutes
  8. Remove from refrigerator and cut into 8 bars.

Yield: 8 bars