On the go Snack Bars

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These bars are great for a mid morning snack or even as a breakfast replacement when you are in a rush. They also make a perfect replacement for exercise snack bars. They are packed with protein, good fats and complex carbohydrates, to keep you going through the morning.


Makes 12 bars

Cooking time: 10 minutes (Preparation time 20 minutes)

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 8 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 5 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 120g porridge oats
  • 120g jumbo oats
  • 4 tablespoons flaxseeds
  • 2 tablespoons pumkin seeds
  • 1/3 cup chopped dates
  • 1/3 cup chopped figs

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180oC.
  1. Lightly grease and line a 23cm baking time. If you don’t have an easy release base, use my trick below to get the bars out easily after baking.SONY DSC
  1. Melt the honey, coconut oil and peanut butter over a gentle heat in a large pan.SONY DSC
  1. Once melted down, remove from the heat and add the rest of the ingredients and stir well.
  1. Pour the mixture into the greased tin and press down firmly.SONY DSC
  1. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  1. Allow to cool completely before removing from the tin and cutting into bars.SONY DSC
  1. Store in an airtight container and they will last for one week.

Enjoy Xx

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