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Puffed Quinoa Oat Bars Recipe - Vegan Family Recipes

Puffed Quinoa Oat Bars

Course Gluten free, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Makes 10
Calories 102.6 kcal
Author Vanessa @VeganFamilyRecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 2 Bananas Pureed - 1 cup
  • 2 cups Puffed Quinoa
  • 1 cup Rolled Oats
  • 1/2 cup whole raw Almonds
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Pure Maple Syrup
  • melted Vegan Chocolate Chips optional
  • melted Coconut Butter optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 355F (180C).
  2. In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients with a spoon.
  3. Spread mixture on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Using your hands, form a rectangular that is roughly 1 inch high.
  4. Bake in oven for 20 minutes until golden.
  5. Remove from oven. Once cooled, cut into 10 bars using a sharp kitchen knife.
  6. Drizzle with or dip in melted chocolate chips and coconut butter and allow to fully cool. (optional)
  7. Store in airtight container in fridge for up to 5 days.

Recipe Notes

1) This is a very basic puffed quinoa oat bar recipe. Feel free to add other ingredients to your liking. One that I found worked well are ; chocolate chips, raisins, dried cranberries or other dried fruits, chia seeds, flax seeds, and nuts.2) Make sure the bananas are thoroughly pureed. Chunks of banana will cause the oat bars to fall apart.

Nutrition Facts
Puffed Quinoa Oat Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 Bar)
Calories 102.6 Calories from Fat 15
% Daily Value*
Fat 1.7g3%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2.4g10%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 3g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.