Preppers need energy, too

Chia seeds might get stuck in your teeth. But it's hard to get mad at them because they are so nutritious and versatile—heck, even preppers praise the virtues of them. One more way to use the seeds: energy bars. Make them yourself by combining the seeds with dates, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and almonds or pistachios in a food processor and spreading the mixture onto wax paper (the full recipe is at Totally easy, but if you don't have enough, um, energy, to make them, Health Warrior makes bars in seven flavors. They are sold at lots of stores in the area (check it out at, including Target. Heck, even preppers shop at Target.