2 cups quinoa, 1/2 cup of it reserved
3 tbs coconut butter
3/4 cup raw almonds
1 tspn cinnamon
1 tspn grated ginger
1 tspn vanilla bean
1/2 teaspoon pink salt
optional - raw protein powder, maca, chia
Put all ingredients minus reserved 1/2 cup quinoa in food processor. Blend until dates and almonds are in small bits and mixture is sticking together. Add remaing quinoa, process for another minute or so.
Press mixture into a 9x9 baking dish lined with parchment paper. Press until compact. Smooth top - top with hemp hearts or cacao nibs if desired. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Pull out and cut into bars. VOILA! You're welcome!