Apricot & seed protein bar

Gut-friendly recipe for 4 - 8 people, takes only 1 min; recipe has dried apricot, oats, desiccated coconut, sunflower seed, sesame seed, dried cranberries, hemp and chia seeds.

Apricot & seed protein bar

Apricot & seed protein bar

Recipe by Chef Soomro Course: Gut-friendly

4 - 8

Prep time

10 mins


  • Oats: 40g oats
  • Dried Apricot: 140g dried apricot
  • Sesame Seed: 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • Desiccated Coconut: 40g desiccated coconut
  • Sunflower Seed: 25g sunflower seed
  • Dried Cranberries: 15g dried cranberries
  • Chia Seeds: 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • Hemp: 3 tbsp hemp protein powder


  1. Puree apricots in a food processor with 150ml boiling water and the oats, then scrape the mixture into a bowl. Toast coconut, sunflower seeds and sesame seeds in a non-stick pan over a low heat, then stir into the apricots with the cranberries, hemp powder and chia seeds to make a thick paste.
  2. Roll into a long log on a sheet of cling film. Wrap tightly, chill, then slice thinly to serve. Will keep in the fridge for 2 weeks.