One of the first food photos I ever shared online was granola bars! They are so easy, healthy and can be made with pretty much any dried fruits or nuts that you have on hand! These ones that I have made today are just something I thought up on the spot and have ingredients which I have used in previous desserts but had some leftovers. I like this recipe because it is all done in one bowl (besides a heating component) and there is no prep required for the dry ingredients. These are dairy free, refined sugar free and filled with healthy fats found in both the almonds and peanut butter!
What you’re going to need
3/4 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup almonds
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1/3 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons coconut oil
- In a large bowl add all the dry ingredients as is.
- In a small saucepan, add the peanut butter, maple syrup and coconut oil. On a low heat, warm until the peanut butter has melted and combines with the other liquids
- Pour liquid over dry mix. Using your hands or a spoon, mix until well combined and ingredients are well dispersed through the mix
- In a lined tin, press the mixture flat with your hand until even. Freeze until firm but not completely solid. Slice into bars and store in the freezer for maximised storage life.