Get ALL DAY Energy With These Chia Seed Energy Bars



By Lindsay Sibson

I am starting to feel like the Fairy Godmother of chia seeds, considering how much I have been sprinkling them over ALL my dishes.

Zoodle stir fry – let’s add chia seeds!

Morning detox tonic – chia seeds it is!

Since I bought myself quite a large bag, I went on a mission to find the BEST uses for chia seeds and I stumbled upon these incredibly easy-to-make (and absolutely delicious) Chia Seed Energy Bars.

Whether you are a busy professional that is looking for an afternoon healthy pick-me-up or a mom that wants a healthy alternative for your kids to snack on, these Chia Seed Energy Bars are versatile enough, they are sure to be enjoyed by EVERYONE!

Check ‘em out!

Benefits Of Chia Seed Energy Bars

Chia Seeds
  • Rich in fiber.
  • Great source of omega-3 fats and protein.
  • Packed with vitamins and minerals:
    • Calcium
    • Copper
    • Phosphorus
    • Potassium
    • Zinc
    • Vitamins A, B, E and D
    • Sulphur
    • Iron
    • Iodin
    • Magnesium
    • Manganese
    • Niacin
    • Thiamine
  • Contains essential fatty acids:
    • Alpha-linolenic and linoleic acid
    • Mucin
    • Strontium
  • Excellent source of antioxidants.
Medjool Dates
    • Rich in potassium, a mineral essential to a range of basic physiological processes.
    • Great source of dietary fiber.
    • Contains copper, an essential trace mineral that helps your body absorb and use iron to form red blood cells.
    • Also a good source of:
      • Niacin
      • Folate
      • Zinc
      • Thiamine
      • Riboflavin
      • Calcium
      • Phosphorus
      • Vitamin K
    • High in antioxidant phenols.
Coconut Oil
    • Contains a plethora of medium chain triglycerides.
      • Metabolized differently and can have a therapeutic effect on several brain disorders.
      • Increases energy expenditure.
    • Has lauric acid, which kills bacteria, viruses and fungi.
      • Helps to stave off infections.
    • Fatty acid content helps reduce appetite, which can positively affect your body weight and help you lose unwanted pounds.

5 from 1 reviews
Chia Seed Energy Bars
  • ½ cup chia seeds
  • 6 large medjool dates (pits removed)
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil

  • Personalized Flavor Options:

  • ½ tsp natural vanilla extract
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Dark chocolate chips
  • Dried fruit (2-3 tablespoons of your favorite dried fruit)
  • Shredded coconut
  1. Place the dates and pulse them in a food processor/blender until a paste forms.
  2. In a bowl, mix the date paste with the coconut oil and chia seeds (it will create a thick dough).
  3. In a glass baking dish, roll the dough into balls or press it into the bottom on the dish.
  4. Put it in the refrigerator or freezer to give it a chewier texture OR eat the dough right away!
  5. Storage Suggestion: wrap the individual bars in wax or parchment paper, which make them easy to grab on the go!

After you create your one-of-a-kind Chia Seed Energy Bars, don’t forget to post your recipe below in the comment section to SHARE it with our community! Enjoy!


Lindsay Sibson

Lindsay Sibson

Lindsay Sibson turned her lifelong dream of traveling the world into a reality when she first stepped on a plan in April of 2014. With the simple intention of learning more about this beautiful world, she stepped away from corporate America to explore an alternative lifestyle of long term international travel, volunteering, blogging and pursuing a blissfully happy and fulfilling way of life.

Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life. Connect with her on her website and follow her travels on Instagram (

Through her blog, Lindsay documents her journey in hopes of empowering others to find their passion, reignite their spark and freshen their outlook on life.
Lindsay Sibson

Latest posts by Lindsay Sibson (see all)


What Our Clients Say*

During my FitLife transformation, I lost 70 pounds! That's why I signed up for the protocol, but the most exciting result is that I found ME in the process. I had been hiding under a pile of pounds, self-doubt, and grief! FitLife changed my life and I knew I had to share it with others.

-Lynne, Longwood FL

I started with Fitlife back in 2011-2012…I wrote into Fitlife asking for an extreme amount of help. I was 300 pounds, with high cholesterol, and Drew helped me transform my life. I lost over 130 pounds and I no longer have high cholesterol. Not only did I lose weight, so did my husband, who lost over 70 pounds!

-Jaclyn, Martinsburg NE
View More Testimonials
*Results may vary by individual

Join The Movement

Mindset MasteryNutritional GuidanceFitness TipsCommunity Support
Join Now