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Sesame And Date Health Bar

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Sesame seeds help lower "bad" cholesterol.They contain two special types of fiber "sesamin" and "sesamolin"which help prevent high blood pressure and helps to protect against cardiovascular disease. Sesamin is a powerful antioxidant in its own right and has been shown to protect the liver from damage.The seeds are particularly rich in copper,which may be of use to arthritis sufferers because it is thought to have an anti-inflammatory action, reducing pain and swelling. The sesame seed also contains the minerals iron,zinc,calcium and potassium in varying quantities.
Ingredients
  Raw walnuts/Raw almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sesame seeds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pitted dates 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Raisins 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sea salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Pulse all ingredients in food processor until mixture holds together when pressed.
(just long enough so it holds together without turning into a paste.)
2. Press mixture into 9-inch square pan,and chill. Cut into squares to serve

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Mixing
Ingredient: 
Sesame Seed
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Restriction: 
Raw
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Rushing out late for your child's sport event? Haven't packed a healthy snack? Then watch this video, it gives you the perfect idea to whip something absolutely natural and healthy!

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