Superfood Granola Bar

Posted: November 5, 2016 in Recipes
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This Plant-Based Granola Bar Might Be Your New Favorite Snack Hero Image

They’re packed with nutrients that boost your energy and fill you up without slowing you down.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • ¼ cup flaxseeds
  • 1 cup goji berries
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1½ teaspoons sea salt
  • 2½ smashed ripe bananas
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup nut butter
  • ½ cup coconut oil

Preparation

1. Heat oven to 170°C. In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, chia, flax, goji, cinnamon, and sea salt. Make sure it’s well-mixed. Set aside.

2. In a medium saucepan, combine mashed banana, vanilla, maple syrup, nut butter, and coconut oil. Once all is melted and mixed together, take off the stove and pour into dry mix.

3. Use coconut oil to grease a 23cm baking dish. Press mixture into the bottom of the dish’ the layer should be about ¾ inch thick. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes at 170°C. Let cool for at least 20 minutes before removing from the pan.

4. Cut into squares and enjoy!

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