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Looking for a breakfast bar recipe?

Posted by on Jan. 15, 2012 at 8:14 AM
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I love those oatmeal breakfast bars. Anyone have a recipe? Any flavor?
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by on Jan. 15, 2012 at 8:14 AM
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vettechmom88
by on Jan. 15, 2012 at 8:52 AM
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i have a very healthy, vegan one... it is really amazing, and you can add in different things each time to keep it interesting. i dont have it right in front of me right now, but im replying so i can come back to it when im on the comp with the recipe :)

basically its oatmeal, brown sugar, agave nectar, then whatever else you want to add... i use coconut and chocolate chips most often, my husband likes them with cranberries. ill be back to post the recipe before the day is over.

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michiganmom116
by Rhonda on Jan. 15, 2012 at 8:56 AM

I wouldn't touch these (personal health reasons) but this may fit the bill:

Good for You Breakfast Bars

By food girl II on March 22, 2005


About This Recipe

"A fantastically versatile recipe, delicious and full of goodness. Make the night before to have some ready to go on a busy morning. This recipe suggests an apple-strawberry filling for the breakfast bars, but any fruit combination is possible. Some other successful fillings include: raspberry jam, marmelade and chopped cranberries, lemon curd and blueberries, strawberry banana, strawberry kiwi, strawberry and raspberry jams with blueberries, mashed banana and peanut butter, nut butter and chocolate chips, peach mango, apple sauce and raisins with cinnamon and brown sugar, raspberry fig, apple and peach, pear and raspberry. Anything you can think of really."

Ingredients

    Filling

    • 4 small apples, cored and thinly sliced
    • 1/4 cup raisins
    • 1/3 cup strawberry jam

    Base

    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/4 cup oil
    • 1/3 cup soymilk
    • 3 ripe bananas
    • 2 cups rolled oats
    • 1 cup flour
    • 1/4 cup flax seeds
    • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
    • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds or 2 tablespoons mixed finely chopped nuts
    • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. For the filling:
  2. Steam the apple slices until soft. Plump raisins in the apple steaming water, then drain. Remove the apple peels (if desired) and mash. Add raisins and jam to the apple mash.

Directions

  1. For the base:
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the first four ingredients and mix till smooth.
  4. In a larger bowl, combine the remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  5. Add the moist ingredients to the dry ingredients, and mix until just blended. If too dry, add more soy milk.
  6. Spread half of the mixture in a 4x9 cake pan or casserole. Spread the filling in the middle, then spread the remaining mixture over the top.
  7. Bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the top is brown. Cool and slice into bars.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 (145 g)

Servings Per Recipe: 12

Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Calories 289.6
 
Calories from Fat 78
27%
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 8.7g
13%
Saturated Fat 1.1g
5%
Cholesterol 0.0mg
0%
Sugars 23.6 g
Sodium 141.3mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate 49.9g
16%
Dietary Fiber 4.9g
19%
Sugars 23.6 g
94%
Protein 5.3g
10%
michiganmom116
by Rhonda on Jan. 15, 2012 at 8:59 AM

This is one that I prefer.  Although not a "breakfast bar", it provides plenty to keep me going through the morning:

Primal Energy Bar Recipe


About This Recipe

"From Mark's Daily Apple..."

Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
    • 1/2 cup pecans
    • 1/2 cup unsweetened dried shredded coconut ( 1/4 cup to mix in and 1/4 cup to sprinkle on top)
    • 1/4 cup almond butter
    • 1/4 cup coconut oil
    • 1/4 cup almond meal ( blended almonds)
    • 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1/2 teaspoon honey
    • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
    • 1/2 cup dried cranberries ( or blueberries)

Directions

  1. On a cookie sheet, toast nuts and shredded coconut until golden brown. In order for them to cook evenly, you need to shake up the tray at least once during cooking…trust us!
  2. Once toasted, pour mixture into a food processor and pulse until nuts are chopped and the mixture becomes coarsely ground (sort of the consistency of bread crumbs).
  3. In a mixing bowl, melt coconut oil and almond butter (about 30 seconds). Remove from microwave and stir until smooth.
  4. Add vanilla extract, honey and sea salt. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Fold in nut mixture, almond meal and protein powder until mixed thoroughly.
  6. Add whole egg and mix thoroughly.
  7. Fold in blueberries/cranberries.
  8. Press mixture into an 8 by 8 loaf pan (a modification that we made to keep everything crisper and help the bars to hold together).
  9. Cook in a preheated oven at 325 degrees for 10 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven, sprinkle a ¼ cup of shredded coconut on top and place under broiler until top begins to brown.
  11. Let cool for 10-15 minutes. Cut into 12 pieces/bars.
  12. Enjoy or stack on wax paper/parchment and store in an airtight container.

Directions

  1. Note: You can also add dark chocolate chips instead of the cranberries/blueberries (available at Whole Foods or health food store). If you add the chips while the mixing bowl is warm (from the coconut oil/almond butter mixture), they will melt into the mixture and you will have yourself a chocolate primal bar. Alternatively, you can just let the mix cool, then add the chips, then refrigerate the pan to get chocolate chip primal bars. The bars stick together pretty well without being cooked.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 (29 g)

Servings Per Recipe: 12

Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Calories 169.7
 
Calories from Fat 149
88%
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat 16.6g
25%
Saturated Fat 6.7g
33%
Cholesterol 0.0mg
0%
Sugars 1.4 g
Sodium 122.8mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate 4.6g
1%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g
8%
Sugars 1.4 g
5%
Protein 2.8g
5%
Hholzman
by on May. 29, 2012 at 8:37 AM
Do u have the official recipe? Sounds yummy
matreshka
by on May. 29, 2012 at 10:10 AM
Thanks for the recipes. I'm going to try them.
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specialwingz
by on May. 29, 2012 at 10:15 AM

Saving these into my recipe file.  LOL.  =)

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