RECIPE | No-bake, four-ingredient health bars

Making your own nutritious snack bars couldn't be any easier

13 January 2019 - 00:03 By Jenny Kay
Four-ingredient health bar.
Four-ingredient health bar.
Image: Christoph Hoffman

Makes: 8 - 10 bars


250g dried dates, chopped

125ml (½ cup) sugar- and salt-free smooth peanut butter

125ml (½ cup) rolled oats

125ml (½ cup) mixed seeds


  1. Put the dates in a food processor and pulse to form a rough paste.
  2. Add the peanut butter and mix till blended.
  3. Add the oats and seeds and mix well.
  4. Press the mixture into a lined 20cm square tin and refrigerate for a few hours until firm. Cut into bars and store in an airtight container in the fridge.