Chocolate Rice Crispy Squares

Chocolate Rice Crispy SquaresRice crispy treats are one of those iconic recipes from childhood.  Well, I just gave them a major upgrade with these easy Chocolate Rice Crispy Squares.

I love this recipe because it only contains simple ingredients.  It also only takes a few minutes to prepare.

If you love chocolate, you may also want to try my fudgy flourless brownies and my chocolate coffee cheesecake.


chocolate rice crispy squares


These delicious chocolate bars are vegan and gluten free. They can easily be made nut free by using sunflower butter in place of the cashew butter.

I used brown rice cereal in this recipe.  Only ingredient is brown puffed rice. You should be able to find it at any health food store.  I have also seen it at Target on occasion.

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Peanut Butter Bars (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Peanut Butter Bars.  If you have been following this blog for a while, you know how much I love nut butters.  I even wrote a whole cookbook about them!

If you love nut butter too, you will LOVE these peanut butter vegan bars.  They contain very little added sugar and only 5 ingredients.  You don’t even need a food processor or mixer to make them!


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These bars are vegan and gluten free.  You can make them with sunflower butter or almond butter to keep them paleo friendly as well.

These Peanut Butter Bars are super rich too.  All you need is a little to satisfy your sweet tooth.  If you didn’t want to use chocolate chips, you can always use my 3 ingredient chocolate bar recipe for the chocolate part.

If you choose that route, I would suggest keeping the bars in the freezer, not the fridge.  If you also love peanut butter, you will also love my 3 ingredient peanut butter muffins and my 3 ingredient peanut butter cookies.

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Pumpkin Pecan Date Bars (Vegan)

New pumpkin recipe for you.  One can never have too many pumpkin recipes, right?  This time I am sharing some Pumpkin Pecan Date Bars.

I have been meaning to make pecan bars for some time now, and since pumpkin and pecan go so well together, I thought these were in order.  I used my Pumpkin Raspberry Oat Bars as inspiration for these.


Pumpkin Pecan Date Bars - My Whole Food Life


These healthy bars are vegan and gluten free.  You can whip them up in no time at all.

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Frosted Carrot Cake Bars

My husband is a huge fan of carrot cake.  I have already made some carrot cake larabars and also a carrot cake baked oatmeal, but I decided to try some Frosted Carrot Cake Bars.  I don’t even like carrot cake, but I thought these came out really good!  They are so easy to make too.  No cooking required!

Frosted Carrot Cake Bars - My Whole Food Life

These frosted carrot cake bars are vegan, gluten free and paleo.  They only take a few minutes to whip up.

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Flourless Raspberry Blondies (Vegan)

Flourless Raspberry Blondies. If you love my flourless blondies or brownies, then you will love this these flourless raspberry vegan blondies!

I knew the recipe was going to be good, when I felt the urge to eat the batter with a spoon!  Seriously!  You need to try these blondies asap.

They are super easy to make, and they come with a boost of protein and fiber. 🙂  I’d venture to say they are healthy enough for breakfast. 🙂


Flourless Raspberry Blondies - My Whole Food Life


These healthy blondies are vegan and gluten free.  I think just about any berry will work in this recipe too.  I just love raspberries, so that us what I made.

We ate this batch in less than 2 days.  It was that good!

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Blueberry Crumb Bars (Vegan)

I am a big fan of fruity desserts.  That is why I made these Blueberry Crumb Bars.   These Blueberry Crumb Bars are actually healthy enough for breakfast too.  They didn’t last long at our house!  I made these healthy crumb bars oil free too.

We are currently staying at my inlaw’s house as our kitchen gets renovated.  I can tell you that everyone  in the house enjoyed these crumb bars.  If you like fruit bars, you may also enjoy my Homemade Nutri-grain Bars or my Homemade Fig Newtons.  


blueberry crumb bars

I went a little overboard on the jelly, so mine is oozing out the sides.  I recommend not spreading the jelly all the way to the end.  Leave about a 1 inch boarder because the jam will spread.

These were still delicious though.  In addition to being oil free, these bars are also gluten free and vegan. 🙂  This recipe was adapted from my Pumpkin Raspberry Oat Bars.

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