Healthy Granola Bars
These healthy granola bars are perfect for the health-conscientious eater – they are even diabetes friendly!
Serving size: 1 bar Calories: 238 Fat: 9g Saturated fat: 1.2g Carbohydrates: 33.8g Sugar: 19g Sodium: 18mg Fiber: 6.2g Protein: 6.8g
1 1/2 cups rolled oats (gluten free for GF eaters)
1/2 cup raw almonds, walnuts or pecans, roughly chopped1 heaping (seriously) packed cup dates, pitted
2 Tbsp chia seeds
2 Tbsp sunflower seeds (roasted)
2 Tbsp flax seeds (whole)
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup creamy salted natural peanut butter or almond butter
Optional Additions: Chocolate chips, dried fruit, other nuts, banana chips, etc.
If your dates don’t feel sticky and moist, soak them in hot water for 10 minutes then drain before processing. This will help hold the bars together better.
The oats and almonds can be cooked in a combi oven using convection mode at 350°F with 50% fan.
1. Toast your oats and almonds in a 350 degree oven for 13-15 minutes or until slightly golden brown.