OAT & PRUNE BREAKFAST BARS

Oat & Prune Breakfast Bars
OAT & PRUNE BREAKFAST BARS
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Oats and prunes—a delicious, heart-healthy, weekend breakfast combo. Use organic ingredients whenever available.
Servings
12-16 servings
Servings
12-16 servings
Oat & Prune Breakfast Bars
OAT & PRUNE BREAKFAST BARS
Print Recipe
Oats and prunes—a delicious, heart-healthy, weekend breakfast combo. Use organic ingredients whenever available.
Servings
12-16 servings
Servings
12-16 servings
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Soak prunes for 1 hour or until softened. After soaking drain off water.
  2. Place softened prunes with one cup of water in food processor and blend until slightly chunky. Add coconut nectar and coconut oil and pulse a few times.
  3. In large mixing bowl, thoroughly combine oats, flour, cinnamon, salt and anise.
  4. Add prune mixture to dry ingredients and thoroughly mix. Add ¼ cup water if batter is too stiff. The consistency should resemble thick cake batter.
  5. Transfer to a 8 inch glass baking dish and evenly distribute.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Let cool for 15 minutes. Cut into 12-16 bars and enjoy.
Recipe Notes

Only ¼ cup coconut nectar for 16 bars!

 

Nutritious Nuggets

  • The antioxidant compound unique to oats helps reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • Oats are chock-full of soluble fiber, which has been shown to lower LDL cholesterol.
  • Prunes are a great source of iron and boron, which can help build strong bones and muscles.
  • Dried prunes are high in potassium, which can help with digestion and blood pressure.
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