Superfood Chocolate Sesame Snack Squares

February 28, 2015

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Good morning! Hope you all are having a lovely Saturday so far. I’m dropping in to let you know about something magical today (and no its not my new plant Spuds, even though I am quite smitten with him). It’s chocolate. It’s a superfood. It’s in these snack bars – which if I may say (and I can cause no one is here to really stop me…) are the best snack bars I have ever created or purchased. I am so over the moon about these they make me want to do a happy dance in my kitchen every time I have one. They are a perfect balance of bitter and sweet with the mixture of sesame seed butter and raw honey. A generous pinch of good quality pink salt (or sea salt) gives them a salty sweet that is undeniable. Plus they are chewy, you know, like those Quaker chewy bars we grew up on in our lunch sacks? THAT kind of chewy. With a great CRUNCH too thanks to all the yummy sesame seeds. And hello there is chocolate, good-for-you chocolate! Thanks to the incredible people over at ALOHA who make some of my favorite superfood products. I use their superfood powders, and now this chocolate, daily and feel so amazing. All of their products are raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO, preservative free, sustainably harvested and packaged, packed with nutrients from superfood greens, full of antioxidants, and made from only organic, real food.

Which gets me even more excited to say that I am now a new recipe contributor over on their site (*insert happy dance*) and am stoked to have this chewy, sweet, salty, crunchy, superfood chocolate snack square be my first of many new recipes I will develop using their stellar products. (Click for recipe.)

I have a list of some great links for you to peruse this morning (below). Make sure to give that last song a listen – Scott and I cannot stop dancing to it around the house this week (there’s a visual for ya).

*Although I am now a recipe contributor for ALOHA and received these products as a gift from them, it in no way influences how I feel about this company. All thoughts and opinions are my own, and I personally believe ALOHA rocks. 

Superfood Chocolate Sesame Snack Squares for ALOHA | Faring Well | #vegan #recipe

Hop on over to ALOHA to get my recipe for these superfood chocolate sesame snack squares! (click here)
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So grateful for Izzy taking the time to do all the hard work behind perfecting a homemade coconut yogurt recipe!

This strawberry macadamia nut milk is making me feel all summery and bright.

I just got one of those tiny, expensive canisters of matcha and am about to go crazy.

I’m ready to get and wear one of these cute pieces once this snow stops pouring.

I seriously love this lady and her creation of the word “quickle“.

I currently want to be found here, after hiking to here.

Loving this new workout circuit.

I now want to buy allllll the succulents (thanks to Spuds pictured above).

Any other die hard fans out there of The Format and FUN? If so, get ready to wet your pants. Nate just came out with a single, listen here.

– Happy weekend!


  • Reply Anna February 28, 2015 at 9:07 am

    Omg these look super delicious and tasty <3

    • Reply Faring Well March 11, 2015 at 8:39 pm

      Thanks anna! they are a new fave for sure <3

  • Reply Medha February 28, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    I love trying out your recipes – simple and delicious! These squares remind me of my mom’s sesame bar with jaggery. Gorgeous pictures too!

  • Reply Jodi February 28, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    hey girl hey! thank you for the link love and for your appreciation of my ridiculous made up words. pretty sure quickled will be in the dictionary one day, you heard it here first my friend. totally gushing over these bars, so simple, SO good. Going to be packing them for my next outdoor adventure, because you know its all about the snacks! hoping you, your man and little spud are having a blast this weekend – xo

  • Reply Chelsea @ Chelsea's Healthy Kitchen March 1, 2015 at 10:39 am

    Homemade snack bars are seriously one of my favourite things to make. Love that you used sesame seeds and tahini in these!

    I just recently went to buy matcha and couldn’t believe how pricey it is for such a small amount. Luckily the store had it in bulk – it was so much cheaper that way!

    • Reply Faring Well March 2, 2015 at 8:46 am

      They are one of mine too! And thanks so much, the pairing is pretty awesome. As for the matcha – nice find! It is so pricey. Excited to start experimenting with it though!

  • Reply Kris March 1, 2015 at 12:51 pm

    Congrats on your new position! It seems like such a great fit. And these yummy bars are exactly what is needed for some nourishment during the busy weeks. :)

    • Reply Faring Well March 2, 2015 at 8:47 am

      Thanks so much Kris! Really really appreciate it :) I am quite stoked. And I agree, snack bars are the best to have on hand when having a busy day/week!

  • Reply genevieve @ gratitude & greens March 1, 2015 at 5:25 pm

    Jessie, you are way too cute! Spuds is also adorable. Chocolate is probably my favourite superfood (um, favourite food) ever and you had me at “like those Quaker chewy bars”. I loved those bars soooo much in high school. Yum! Hope you’ve had a lovely weekend :)

    • Reply Faring Well March 2, 2015 at 8:49 am

      Aw Genevieve thank you! Isn’t Spuds awesome?! Hehe. And I agree about chocolate (duh) and those Quaker bars! Their only downside was being too small! Haha. Hope you had a lovely weekend too <3

  • Reply Thalia @ butter and brioche March 2, 2015 at 12:48 am

    Ooh these little sesame squares look so moorish and delicious. If I was to make the recipe.. they definitely would not last long!

    • Reply Faring Well March 2, 2015 at 8:49 am

      Thanks so much Thalia! And it is so true, they never last long here in our home either!

  • Reply Kathryn March 3, 2015 at 5:35 am

    Congrats on the new gig! Can’t wait to see what you’ll be sharing over there – I’ve been on the look out for a good snack bar recipe recently and I’m definitely going to try this one asap!

    • Reply Faring Well March 3, 2015 at 7:39 am

      Thanks so much Kathryn! I’m really excited. And as for this snack bar recipe – my new favvvvve I cannot wait for you to try it!!

  • Reply Carlynn March 6, 2015 at 10:16 am

    Thank You so much for including me in this roundup, Jessie! Your blog is beautiful, and in this case I love any recipe that includes magical chocolate in it : ) XO

    • Reply Faring Well March 6, 2015 at 10:37 am

      You are so welcome Carlynn! Thanks for the beautiful, inspiring recipe + photos. Hope you have a lovely weekend! <3

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