The Ultimate Snack Bar, a Grab-and-Go Snack for the Whole Family


The Ultimate Snack Bar, a Grab-and-Go Snack for the Whole Family Miami Moms Blog Contributor Adita Lang

A hungry mom and a hungry child is a huge mess. 

Keeping snacks readily available help to keep your blood sugar at bay and your children nourished for all sorts of adventures in their day.  Food is fuel, and the goal is to nourish the body for all sorts of activity.  These snack bars are great to make as a fun family project but they also keep well in both the fridge and freezer as a grab-and-go snack alternative.


3 cup raw pistachios
2 cups dried mulberries
1 1/4 cup raw cashew butter
2/3 cup chia seeds
1/4 cup honey
6 dates
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon cardamon
1 teaspoon cinnamon


With the use of a food processor, start by finely chopping the pistachios, then put those to the side.

Next, chop the mulberries and dates.  Add in the cashew butter, chia seeds, honey, and spices.  

Line a pan with a 1-inch edge with wax paper, and spread half of the chopped pistachios along the bottom of the pan.  

Spread the mulberry mixture on top of the pistachios, and top that off with the remaining pistachios.  

Place in the refrigerator for about 1 hour, then chop into squares and save in an airtight container.


You can always save a few of them in the freezer, wrapped in wax paper, as back up.  Just a thought.

With love and light,

PS – If you like those, here’s a great smoothie to try as well.

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Adita Yrizarry-Lang is a best-selling author, speaker and holistic lifestyle coach. She’s a mother of 2 which is her greatest claim to fame! Adita is a big-hearted entrepreneur and thought leader. She started out as a fitness instructor over 30 years ago, training other fitness professional in various modalities world-wide. She recognized that individuals were struggling to change their bodies and health, and formulated her 4 Pillars of Health – exercise and movement, food and nutrition, sleep and relaxation, and happiness - as a more holistic approach to health and wellbeing. Her ferocious appetite to coach individuals and groups to better health has driven her to speak at various Fortune 500 companies, schools, and private organizations on the benefits of quality foods, longevity, and amazing health. Adita’s mission…encourage individuals to live Inspired. She wants to bring out the challenges and offer solutions to make SuperPowers shine and life thrive on! SuperPowers, A Busy Woman's Guide to Health and Happiness and SuperPowers of the Family Kitchen can be found on Amazon or at www.ADITALANG.COM. Follow me on INSTAGRAM @AditaLang