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Almond, Cranberry & Tahini Slice

Almond, Cranberry & Tahini Slice

By: Lee Holmes

This scrumptious bake exceeds all expectations of a healthy slice. It’s full of interesting flavours such as almond, coconut and cranberries for a sour and sweet burst. I love to make a snack like this once every couple of weeks and freeze it so I have instant access to an interesting sweet treat when friends come over for a cuppa. Life’s too short not to bless yourself with sweetness!



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  • 2 cups almonds, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup shredded coconut
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 165g tahini
  • 1/3 cup rice-malt syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp coconut cream
  • 1 tsp alcohol-free vanilla extract
  • Sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 175°C. Line a square cake tin with baking paper.
  • In a large bowl, add the almonds, cranberries, coconut and almond flour and stir well. Add the remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared tin, then press down firmly using wet hands.
  • Bake for 30-40 mins or until golden brown.
  • Cool completely before cutting into 8 bars.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week or the freezer for up to 6 months.


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Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes is a nutritionist, yoga and meditation teacher, wholefoods chef, Lifestyle Food Channel’s Healthy Eating Expert, blogger and author of the best-selling books Supercharged Food: Eat Your Way to Health, Supercharged Food: Eat Yourself Beautiful, Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian, Heal your Gut, Eat Right for Your Shape and Supercharged Food for Kids.

Lee’s food philosophy is all about S.O.L.E. food: sustainable, organic, local and ethical. Her main goal is to alter the perception that cooking fresh, wholesome, nutrient-rich meals is difficult, complicated and time-consuming. From posting recipes, her passion to share her autoimmune disease story and help others has snowballed and the blog has recently taken home the overall prize at the Bupa Health Influencer Awards as well as the best blog in the Healthy Eating category. She also runs a four-week online Heal Your Gut program.

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