"While trying to eat healthy, I kept stuffing my face with my children's over-processed store-bought granola bars as they were around and so yummy. I came up with these as a way to save my waistline and get some 'healthy' super foods into myself and my kids....they turned out great.
My 4-year-old son loves these."
Mix boiling water and flax seed meal together in a bowl; set aside to thicken.
Combine oats, chia seeds, hemp hearts, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl; stir in agave nectar, coconut oil, and flax mixture until well mixed. Fold chocolate chips into mixture; press into a 9x11-inch baking pan.
Bake in the preheated oven until cooked through, about 15 minutes. Cool to room temperature and slice into bars. Refrigerate before removing from pan.