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Vegan lemon bars

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Vegan Diet

    Diet based on vegetables, legumes and green leaves. It excludes foods such as meat, fish, mollusks, dairy products, eggs, honey and their by-products.

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Vegan lemon bars

Method

  • Put the cashews into a bowl, add enough boiling water to cover them, and let them soak for 2 hours. 
  • Drain the cashews.

For the crust

  • Preheat the oven to 170o C (340o F) set to fan.
  • In a food processor add the oats, the almonds, and beat until powdered. 
  • Add the coconut oil, the dates, the salt, and beat until homogenized.
  • Pour the mixture into a 20x20 cm baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.

For the cream

  • Add the cashews into the food processor and beat them until completely powdered. 
  • In a bowl add the lemon juice, the corn starch, and stir with a spoon until the corn starch is dissolved.
  • Pour the juice mixture into the food processor and add the coconut cream, the vanilla extract, the agave syrup, the turmeric, the lemon zest, and the salt.
  • Beat until all the ingredients are homogenized. 
  • Transfer the mixture to the baking pan with the crust and bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
  • Put the fruits on top, sprinkle with the coconut, and decorate with mint leaves.
  • Cut into pieces and serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

511
Calories (kcal)
26 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

38.0
Total Fat (g)
54 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

16.0
Saturated Fat (g)
80 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

26.0
Total Carbs (g)
10 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

13.0
Sugars (g)
14 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

12.0
Protein (g)
24 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

6.7
Fibre (g)
27 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.15
Sodium (g)
3 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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