Breakfast Bars

CategoryServesPreparation TimeCooking TimeExperience
Breakfast16 Servings5 minutes30 minutesnil

 

Ingredients needed:

  • 2 cups of oat
  • 1½cups of whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup of apple juice or puree
  • ¼ cup of wheat germ
  • 1 cup of mixed dried fruits
  • ¾ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons of brown unprocessed sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1/3 cup of bananas

(you can substitute the wheat germ for protein powder if you like)

 

Preparation

1.)    prevent your oven to 375 oF. use some non stick cooking oil (preferably olive oil and coat a 9” by 13 “ pan.

2.)     Combine all the dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl and combine thoroughly.

3.)    Add in the juice or puree and bananas and mix them all up.

4.)    Transfer to the pan and press to compact the mixture into the bottom of the pan.

5.)     Sprinkle some cinnamon on the top for that extra flavour and bake for 30 minutes.

6.)     Remove the pan from the oven when it is golden brown and crisp on top.

7.)     Let them cool and you can begin to divide them according to your preference.

These bars are great especially for snacking on the goal so that you get the nutrients needed to fuel your body for workouts or for daily activities. You can also add almonds or flax seeds into the mixture to get your daily dose of unsaturated helthy oil.

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