Post by Tim Wescott on Feb 26, 2004 9:53:48 GMT -5
Almond Energy Bars : Great for pre or post-workout!!
Per Serving Calories: 191 Protein: 10g Fat: 13g Carbohydrate: 11g
Ingredients: (Choose Organic when possible) ½ cup raw almonds (soaked in water for 18-24 hours) ½ cup raisins ½ cup pitted dates 3 dried figs (no sulfur, stems removed)
Directions: Place all ingredients in a food processor (a blender can be used but you may need to stop the motor and stir the ingredients a few times). Blend until the ingredients are well chopped.
Pour contents into a bowl and hand form bars, balls or squares by pinching-off small portions and needing as desired.
Note: These bars are very alkalizing and loaded with natural carbs your body needs for reloading glycogen levels as well as for exercise and physical activity. Why soak almonds? - Soaking almonds for 18 to 24 hours begins the germination process by which the almond converts it's fat content to a carbohydrate thus diminishing it's fat level and giving you some excellent carbs for energy during physical exercise.
Alkaline foods are very important for maintaining the health of every cell in your body. Most people have a very acidic system from eating too much processed foods and sodas. Excess Acidity leads to poor health and disease. Alkalinity leads to increased oxygen in the body and a strong immune system based on the latest findings.
Some people train,others merely "work out" !!
"Out of the ashes of its own destruction, the phoenix rises again"