Healthy granola bars

Naturally sweetened and packed with nutritious ingredients, those granola bars require no baking and are the perfect addition to lunch box or mid-day snack.

  • 2 1/2 cups of quick cooking steel cut oats
  • 1/2 cup of maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup of coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup of chocolate chips

In the food processor, chop the walnuts and add the steel cut oats. Transfer to a large bowl and add the chocolate chips.     In a small pan, bring to a simmer the maple syrup with the coconut oil and vanilla extract. After a few minutes, pour over the dry ingredients and mix with a spatula.

In a glass 8×8 baking dish, spread evenly to form a large square. Place in the freezer for about an hour. 

Remove from the freezer and slice them. 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s