April 27, 2016
Heathly Granola Recipe!
Healthy 5 Ingredient Granola Bars!
Easy no bake granola bars with and a sweet, crunchy texture..
1 cup dates, pitted (deglet nour or medjool)
1/4 cup honey (or sub maple syrup or agave)
1/4 cup natural peanut butter or almond butter
1 cup roasted unsalted almonds, loosely chopped
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
Optional additions: chocolate chips, dried fruit, nuts, banana chips, vanilla, etc.
Process dates in a food processor until small bits remain
Optional step: Toast your oats in a 350 degree F oven for 15min
Place oats, almonds and dates in a large mixing bowl - set aside.
Warm honey and peanut butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir and pour over oat mixture and then mix.
Transfer to an 8x8-inch pan lined with plastic wrap or parchment paper to lift out easily.
Press down firmly until flattened - tip: use a glass to press down and really pack the bars.
Cover with parchment or plastic wrap, and firm up in fridge or freezer for 15-20 minutes.
Nutrition Information (1 bar):
Calories: 217 Fat: 8 g Saturated fat: 1 g Carbohydrates: 31 g Sugar: 19 g Fiber: 4 g Protein: 6 g
Recipe by Minimalist Baker at: http://minimalistbaker.com/healthy-5-ingredient-granola-bars/
Annika Beech at 10:12 AM