Homemade Blueberry Muffin Larabars (Whole30, Paleo, Vegan)

These homemade blueberry muffin Larabars need just three ingredients and are whole30 approved! Quick, easy and ready in 5 minutes, this homemade Larabar recipe is whole30, paleo and vegan. Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free. 

Homemade Blueberry Muffin Larabars (Whole30, Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free) These homemade Larabars are cheaper than store-bought and take minutes to whip up! Made with just 3 Ingredients and whole30 approved! (vegan, whole 30, dairy free, refined sugar free)- #whole30 #vegan #whole30approved | Recipe on thebigmansworld.com

Blueberry Muffin Larabar Recipe

We are officially in 2018 which means one thing for me- Kickstarting a vegan slash vegetarian whole30 challenge.

When I mentioned doing the Whole30 challenge, many of my friends were skeptical, let alone doing the whole30 without eggs and without meat. 

Because I’m a planner, I made sure to collate a list of whole30 approved recipes prior to the challenge, and things *should* be heading off to a good start.

Prior to the holiday season, I shared a list of Vegan Whole30 approved breakfast recipes, along with some ideas to keep my meals balanced and satisfying.

I also ensured that my snack game was strong. 

Homemade Blueberry Muffin Larabars (Whole30, Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free) These homemade Larabars are cheaper than store-bought and take minutes to whip up! Made with just 3 Ingredients and whole30 approved! (vegan, whole 30, dairy free, refined sugar free)- #whole30 #vegan #whole30approved | Recipe on thebigmansworld.com

The Whole30 challenge has a stigma that it is expensive and often includes packaged products. While in some instances this may be the case, I found that making my own homemade whole30 approved snacks alleviated any of those issues. 

Today, we are sharing my personal favorite Larabar flavor- The blueberry muffin one! As much as I love my Cherry Pie Larabar recipe and the Coconut Cream Pie Larabar flavors, nothing beats the taste and texture of this one! 

In the last two recipes, I had a few similar questions pop up so thought best to answer it here! 

Are Larabars Baked or Cooked?

Larabars are completely raw and an easy no-bake snack. Blending dried fruits, nuts and seeds make these bars a portable and satisfying snack without turning on the oven!

Are Larabars raw and vegan?

Larabars require no baking, so they are considered raw. Furthermore, because of the ingredients used, every single Larabar is 100% vegan-friendly. 

Is Larabars considered a protein bar? 

Larabars are not branded as protein bars, but rather a wholesome snack or energy bar. Every flavor does contain a significant amount of protein, thanks to the nuts and seeds. 

Saying that, this similar recipe has the foundations of a Larabar, but with a boost of protein! 

Homemade Blueberry Muffin Larabars (Whole30, Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free) These homemade Larabars are cheaper than store-bought and take minutes to whip up! Made with just 3 Ingredients and whole30 approved! (vegan, whole 30, dairy free, refined sugar free)- #whole30 #vegan #whole30approved | Recipe on thebigmansworld.com

Now let’s jump into the deets of the Blueberry Larabars! 

What are the ingredients in the original Blueberry Muffin Larabar?

The original Blueberry Muffin fruit and nut Larabar contains dates, cashews, dried blueberries, lemon juice extract, blueberry extract and vanilla extract.

In my version, I skipped out on three of the ingredients without sacrificing on taste! 

Are these homemade Blueberry Muffin Larabars Whole30 compliant? 

They are sure! Not only that, but they are also-

Flourless and grain-free

Ready in 5 minutes

3 Ingredients

Whole30 compliant

What kind of dates?

When making homemade bars without any flour, syrups or grains, using Medjool dates is your best bet. Medjool dates are naturally softer and easier to blend. They also don’t require any pre-soaking.

Medjool dates are considerably more expensive, so using generic dates is completely fine. If you do choose to use them, ensure you soak them in warm water for 30 minutes. 

Dried Blueberries

You guys, PLEASE read the packaging of your blueberries. Dried unsweetened blueberries are what you are after, not the sweetened kind. The thing is, both of these look exactly the same so just be wary!

For those of you starting 2018 with a healthy mindset, these homemade Blueberry Muffin Larabars need to be made. 3 Ingredients, no baking and completely whole30 approved, paleo and vegan- The satisfying snack to keep things in check!

More Whole30 approved snacks to keep you satisfied? Gotcha covered!

4-Ingredient Zucchini Fritters

Layered Raspberry Smoothie

Cinnamon Chia Seed Pudding

Baked Curly Fries

Banana Breakfast Smoothie

Homemade Blueberry Muffin Larabars (Whole30, Paleo, Vegan) adapted from my Cherry Pie Larabars 

Homemade Blueberry Muffin Larabars (Whole30, Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free) These homemade Larabars are cheaper than store-bought and take minutes to whip up! Made with just 3 Ingredients and whole30 approved! (vegan, whole 30, dairy free, refined sugar free)- #whole30 #vegan #whole30approved | Recipe on thebigmansworld.com

Homemade Blueberry Muffin Larabars (Whole30, Paleo, Vegan)

These homemade blueberry muffin Larabars need just three ingredients and are whole30 approved! Quick, easy and ready in 5 minutes, this homemade Larabar recipe is whole30, paleo and vegan. Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free. 
4 from 4 votes
Print Rate
Course: Snack
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12 Bars
Calories: 105kcal
Author: Arman

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Line an 8 x 8-inch pan or loaf pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a high-speed blender or food processor, add your raw cashews and blend until a crumbly texture remains. Add your pitted dates and dried blueberries. Blend well, regularly scraping down the sides to ensure the ingredients are all mixed.
  • Once the dough is thick, transfer to the lined pan and press firmly in place. Once firm, cut into 12 bars and enjoy! 

Notes

* If you use standard dates, use the soaked amount, not the pre-soaked amount. Make sure the dates are firmly packed (filled to the brim of 3/4 cup). 
When forming the dough, if it's too thick, add a tablespoon or two of water or leftover water from the soaked dates. 
Homemade Blueberry Muffin Larabars can be kept at room temperature. It's best to wrap each one individually. They are best kept refrigerated and are freezer friendly.  
 
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1Bar | Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 3.5g

Want more Whole30 friendly snack ideas? Watch the step-by-step video below for extra crispy veggie chips– The perfect savory snack or vveggie-packed side dish!

 

Homemade Blueberry Muffin Larabars (Whole30, Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free) These homemade Larabars are cheaper than store-bought and take minutes to whip up! Made with just 3 Ingredients and whole30 approved! (vegan, whole 30, dairy free, refined sugar free)- #whole30 #vegan #whole30approved | Recipe on thebigmansworld.com

Connect with me below-

Facebook - /thebigmansworld
Pinterest - /thebigmansworld
Instagram - @thebigmansworld
Twitter - @thebigmansworld
Bloglovin - thebigmansworld
Email - [email protected]
Snapchat - thebigmansworld

The Big Man’s World ® Arman Liew owns the copyright on all images and text and does not allow for its original recipes, pictures and content to be reproduced anywhere other than this site unless authorization is given. If you enjoyed this recipe and would like to publish it on your own website, please re-write it, in your own words and link back to my site and recipe page. Copying and/or pasting full recipes and pictures to social media or personal blogs is strictly prohibited. Read my disclosure and copyright policy. This post may contain affiliate links.

Categories:

energy balls and bites gluten free Healthy Paleo Recipes healthy snacks No Bake Snacks recipe vegan whole30

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Comments

10 thoughts on “Homemade Blueberry Muffin Larabars (Whole30, Paleo, Vegan)

  1. Hi Arman! Can I dry my own blueberries? I have a ton of frozen ones I picked over the summer. Thanks!
    Kimberly

Have a comment? Go for it!