Cranberry, oat and seed bars

Looking for a healthy treat to satisfy your cravings? Look no further than Cranberry, oat, and seed bars. These bars are the perfect blend of sweet and savory, packed with nutrients and are incredibly delicious. They’re easy to whip up and can be a perfect snack for any time of the day.

Cranberry, oat and seed bars Ingredients

  • Oats: 1 cup (240 ml)
  • Cranberries (dried): 3/4 cup (180 ml)
  • Chia seeds: 2 tablespoons (30 ml)
  • Flax seeds: 2 tablespoons (30 ml)
  • Sunflower seeds: 1/4 cup (60 ml)
  • Honey or maple syrup: 1/2 cup (120 ml)
  • Almond butter: 1/4 cup (60 ml)
  • Vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon (5 ml)
  • Salt: 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml)
  • Water: 2 tablespoons (30 ml)

Time: Preparation: 15 minutes, Cooking: 20 minutes.

Serves: 8

Nutritional Facts (per serving)

  • Calories: 200
  • Protein: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Fats: 9g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugars: 10g

Cranberry, oat and seed bars Instructions

  1. Start by preheating your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the oats, cranberries, chia seeds, flax seeds, and sunflower seeds.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the honey or maple syrup, almond butter, vanilla extract, salt, and water until smooth.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl with the dry ingredients. Mix until everything is well combined.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a lined baking tray and spread it out evenly.
  6. Press the mixture firmly to ensure everything sticks together. This will help your Cranberry, oat, and seed bars hold their shape after baking.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes or until the edges turn golden brown.
  8. Remove from the oven and let it cool completely before cutting into bars.

Tips

  1. For extra flavor, consider adding some cinnamon or nutmeg to the mixture.
  2. If the mixture seems too dry, add a bit more almond butter or a splash of water.
  3. Store the Cranberry, oat, and seed bars in an airtight container to keep them fresh.
  4. To make the bars even more nutritious, you can add some protein powder to the mixture.

Serving Suggestions

  • You can enjoy these Cranberry, oat, and seed bars on their own as a quick snack.
  • They pair wonderfully with a glass of almond milk or your morning cup of coffee.
  • Crumble a bar over some Greek yogurt for an extra treat.
  • If you’re feeling adventurous, spread a thin layer of almond or peanut butter on top for an additional burst of flavor.

There you have it! A simple, nutritious, and downright delicious treat that’s perfect for anyone on the go. These Cranberry, oat, and seed bars are sure to become a favorite in your household. So, the next time you’re looking for a healthy snack, remember this recipe. It’s not just a treat; it’s a way to fuel your body and keep you energized throughout the day. Give it a try and let us know how it turns out. Happy baking!


CRANBERRY, OAT AND SEED BARS

Looking for a healthy treat to satisfy your cravings? Look no further than Cranberry, oat, and seed bars. These bars are the perfect blend of sweet and savory, packed with nutrients and are incredibly delicious. They’re easy to whip up and can be a perfect snack for any time of the day.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Nutritions

Nutrition Facts
CRANBERRY, OAT AND SEED BARS
Amount per Serving
Calories
200
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
9
g
14
%
Carbohydrates
 
25
g
8
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
10
g
11
%
Protein
 
5
g
10
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • Oats: 1 cup 240 ml
  • Cranberries dried: 3/4 cup (180 ml)
  • Chia seeds: 2 tablespoons 30 ml
  • Flax seeds: 2 tablespoons 30 ml
  • Sunflower seeds: 1/4 cup 60 ml
  • Honey or maple syrup: 1/2 cup 120 ml
  • Almond butter: 1/4 cup 60 ml
  • Vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon 5 ml
  • Salt: 1/4 teaspoon 1.25 ml
  • Water: 2 tablespoons 30 ml

Instructions

  • Start by preheating your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the oats, cranberries, chia seeds, flax seeds, and sunflower seeds.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the honey or maple syrup, almond butter, vanilla extract, salt, and water until smooth.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the bowl with the dry ingredients. Mix until everything is well combined.
  • Transfer the mixture to a lined baking tray and spread it out evenly.
  • Press the mixture firmly to ensure everything sticks together. This will help your Cranberry, oat, and seed bars hold their shape after baking.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes or until the edges turn golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool completely before cutting into bars.

Notes

  1. For extra flavor, consider adding some cinnamon or nutmeg to the mixture.
  2. If the mixture seems too dry, add a bit more almond butter or a splash of water.
  3. Store the Cranberry, oat, and seed bars in an airtight container to keep them fresh.
  4. To make the bars even more nutritious, you can add some protein powder to the mixture.

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