Chia, Date and Walnut Slice

Easy to make and wheat free, this delicious slice is made from the super grain, chia.

General info

Serves: 16


  • 150g rolled oats
  • 90g walnut halves
  • 35g shredded coconut
  • 45g white or black chia seeds
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder, sifted
  • 2tsps natural vanilla extract
  • 425g pitted dried dates, chopped
  • Pure icing sugar, to serve (optional)


  1. Put the oats, walnuts, coconut, chia seeds, cinnamon, cocoa and vanilla in a food processor and process until all the ingredients are finely chopped
  2. With the motor running, start adding the dates a few pieces at a time, processing until all the dates have been added and the mixture is starting to come together. Use clean hands to bring it together completely, adding 1-2tsps of cold water if necessary
  3. Press the mixture evenly into a round 20cm cake tin, smoothing the surface firmly with the back of a metal spoon. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve
  4. Dust with icing sugar and cut in to thin wedges before serving
  5. The slice will keep, covered with plastic wrap, in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks

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Chrissy Freer

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