These sesame seed snack bars are delicious, the combination of sesame seeds and nut provide some great nutrients, with the Mucuna and Maca boosting them further also helping provide a little energy and focus boost, perfect for kids lunchboxes or to 'grab and go' when you need a snack for a hike, ride or before a workout. The best part, they are easy to make and take no time at all.
Mucuna — also known as Velvet Bean — is a legume, traditionally used for general wellbeing, the brain and hormones, is classified as an Adaptogen, and listed as a nutraceutical nootropic. Studies* suggest it contains high levels of l-dopa, anti-oxidants, may be an aphrodisiac, improve sperm health, and potentially provide a protective and restorative effect on the brain.
Sesame seeds contain; fibre to aid digestion, Sesamol may help protect DNA against radiation exposure, high in protein which aids cellular growth, mobility, energy and strength, Magnesium which A is an essential mineral, absorbed in the gut and is important for energy, muscle health and bone health and phytate which is an antioxidant that may help reduce free radicals throughout your body.
Tahini is a butter made from sesame seeds in a similar way that you make a nut butter and so has all the benefits as sesame seeds.
know for improving energy, Maca can also aid with mood and focus, as well as help your body adapt to life stressors and helping balance hormones.
Almonds are packed with vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber, and are associated with a number of health benefits. Just a handful of almonds — approximately 30g — contain one-eighth of our daily protein needs.
Maple syrup is one of the most natural forms of sweetener. Real Maple Syrup that is, which is tapped straight from the tree with no processing.