Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

Energy Boost Bars

by Maryana (follow)
https://2lookandbehappy.wordpress.com/
Healthy Recipes (287)      Vegan (122)     
Sometimes, a simple fruit is not enough to satisfy your hunger between meals; enter your homemade energy bar. Made with oats, shredded coconut and nut butter, these bars will raise your energy level, without ruining your healthy diet.



Energy Boost Bars


Preparation time: 20 minutes plus 30 minutes refrigeration time
Makes: 5 bars (about 10 centimeters long, 3 centimeters wide and 2 centimeters high)

Ingredients:
1 ¼ cup rolled oats
½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
½ cup flax seeds, ground
¼ cup snipped dried cranberries
¼ cup sunflower seeds, raw and unsalted
1 tablespoon chia seeds
2/3 cup nut butter (peanut or almond butter)
1/3 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Method:
Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Spread the oats in a baking pan and bake for 7-10 minutes, or until light brown. You may want to stir the oats once or twice during the baking time.



Energy Boost Bars

Add the coconut to the oats and bake the oat mixture for another 3-5 minutes.



Energy Boost Bars

In a medium bowl, stir together the oat mixture, flax seeds, cranberries, sunflower seeds and chia seeds.



Energy Boost Bars

In a small bowl, stir together the nut butter, maple syrup, coconut oil and vanilla.



Energy Boost Bars

Stir the nut butter mixture into the oat mixture until combined.



Energy Boost Bars

Transfer the final mixture to the container, lined with a parchment paper, and press the mixture firmly in.



Energy Boost Bars

Cover the container and put it in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, before cutting the oat-nut mixture into bars.



Energy Boost Bars

You can store the bars in the refrigerator, in an airtight container, for up to 1 week.

Note: You can replace the dried cranberries in the recipe with dried cherries or blueberries. To add a sweeter taste to the bars, add golden raisins instead of berries.


Related
Chia seed energy balls
Coconut Cacao Balls Recipe
Raw Vegan Choc Mint Bliss Balls

#Healthy Recipes
#Vegan
I like this Article - 5
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Maryana
This is simple vegetarian soup to warm up a cold day
4 likes
Whether you are fueling up before hitting the gym or taking a midday snack break, protein-rich snack...
7 likes
This beauty recipe is naturally high in vitamin C, which prevents premature ageing, lightens brown s...
4 likes
Chickpeas are a popular meat replacement with vegetarians
6 likes
This recipe is very simple and super tasty
4 likes
If you follow a gluten free diet or simply prefer to consume gluten free foods, you might have a har...
4 likes
view all articles by Maryana
Articles by Maryana on Other Hubs
ID: 52720
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Every recipe on the internet seems to be labelled "healthy" when often, they aren't healthy at all
11 likes
This recipe is so easy and most of the ingredients you will find in your cupboard
10 likes
Boost your daily vitamin and nutrient intake with one of these super green smoothies
10 likes
I love a good banana smoothie! Here is a quick, tasty and healthy low glycemic index (GI) smoothie ...
10 likes
Sunflower “seeds” or kernels are mini nutrient powerhouses and eating a small portion can have a big...
9 likes
Memory lapses happen to all of us
9 likes
Do you prioritise self care or does it get pushed aside? On a piece of paper make two columns, ...
9 likes
Nutritional yeast is a tasty, low-sodium seasoning substitute with a salty and slightly cheesy taste...
8 likes
It is never too late to reset your goals if you are stuck or having trouble achieving them
8 likes
Berries add an antioxidant, vitamin and mineral hit to smoothies
8 likes
Categories
Nutrition (264)
Vegan (122)
How To (64)
Lists (60)
Hygiene (35)
Yoga (29)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version