Fruit, Nut and Grain bars/whatchamacallit

April 24, 2009 at 5:00 am 1 comment

I absolutely love experimenting with oats. The other day I wanted a quick fix. something oat-ey and nutty and fruity but please not a boring bowl of oatmeal.

Whenever I experiment, I simply just keep going and letting things happen rather than actually thinking about what I want to eat.

Thus was born the oat, fruit, nut and grain bars/whatchamacallit. These are very crunchy and  chunky and really good.

What you need:

2 cups of quick cook oats

2 tsp of powdered flax seed (optn)

1 large ripe banana

1 tbs butter

1/4 cup of mixed sliced nuts

1/4 cup of raisins and other dry fruit

Sugar/honey as per your taste

1 pinch of salt

 

What you need to do:

  • Preheat oven to 150 C /300 F
  • Finely powder one cup of the oats
  • puree the banana
  • mix all the ingredients together
  • add just a bit of water if too clumpy (not too much)
  • press mix onto oiled baking sheet
  • bake for 30  minutes till dry and flaky.

 

Gr8 with sliced banana or just crushed into yoghurt or milk.

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Entry filed under: Baking, Breakfast, D.I.Y, Easy, Healthy, Low fat.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Nicole  |  April 28, 2009 at 11:36 pm

    Mmm… I’d love some of this on my yogurt!

    Reply

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