Slice, slice baby! My No Bake Christmas Slice will be put you to the top of the nice list. Guarantee this will become one of the most requested Christmas dishes once it makes an appearance. Try it for yourself!
Prep Time: 10 mins
Serves: 16
Course: Dessert, Snack, Treat
Dietary Requirements: vegan


  • 1 cup rolled oats or quinoa flakes
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/2 cup pistachios
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 4 medjool dates pitted
  • 3 tablespoons cacao nibs
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon rice malt syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup pepitas pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup dried mixed fruit


  • Line an 8×8 inch tin with baking paper.
  • In a blender, place oats, cashews, pistachios and coconut and process until the mixture resembles crumbs.
  • Reserve the pumpkin seeds and cranberries to add at the end for more texture.
  • Add in the dates, cacao nibs, cacao, coconut oil, almond butter, rice malt syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  • Blend again until all ingredients are combined well, the mixture will be quite doughy.
  • Finally, remove the mixture from the blender and place into a medium bowl and stir in the pumpkin seeds and dried fruit.
  • Place mixture into the lined tin and using your fingers tips, press until evenly spread.
  • Place slice into the freezer for one hour until set. To slice, use a sharp knife and cut into 16 squares.


These bars can be kept in the fridge for up to three weeks or in the freezer for up to two months.

NB: All main course recipes use quantities from the ‘Female Healthy Weight Maintenance’ Stream of the 28 By Sam Wood program. So if you’re a male, feel free to bulk it up.

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