Even in summer, we want delicious desserts!  But, our thoughts shift away from warm and ooey-gooey to light and cool – and if it is fruity, too, all the better!  We found this amazing recipe for a bright lemon and coconut bar that is gluten-free and dairy-free at Green Kitchen Stories.  It’s also quick and easy to make!  It just doesn’t get better than this!

Crust
5 tbsp (75 g) coconut oilLemon_bars_4
3 tbsp maple syrup
2 cups/480 ml (200 g) shredded coconut (unsweetened)

1 cup/240 ml (100 g) almond flour
1 pinch sea salt
2 egg whites (save the yolks for the lemon curd)

Filling
3 eggs + 2 egg yolks
6 tbsp maple syrup
1/3 cup / 80 ml lemon juice + 1 tbsp zest (around 2 lemons)
1/3 cup / 80 ml  (35 g) almond flour

For preparation instructions, please go to GreenKitchenStories.com