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vital plan superfood breakfast bar recipe

Superfood Breakfast Bar Recipe

by Dr. Bill Rawls  July 14, 2015

These healthy breakfast bars are packed with nutrient-rich ingredients.
Follow our easy recipe to recreate this great on-the-go snack.

ingredients

• 2 ½ cups gluten-free rolled oats
• 1 cup roughly chopped almonds/pecans (or both)
• 2 tablespoons chia seeds
• 1/2 cup uncooked pre-rinsed quinoa
• 1/3 cup dried fruit (raisins or cranberries work well)
• 3 tablespoons honey or pure maple syrup
• 1 tablespoon coconut oil
• 1 tablespoon natural creamy almond butter
• ¼ cup of almond milk
• 1½ teaspoons vanilla
• ½ teaspoon kosher salt
• 1½ teaspoon cinnamon
• 2 mashed ripe bananas

Optional add-on ingredients:
raisins, pecans, pumpkin seeds, dried blueberries or cranberries

instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350°.
2. Line 9×9 baking pan with parchment paper, lightly grease with coconut oil.
3. Combine mashed bananas, honey/maple syrup, vanilla, coconut oil, almond butter, and almond milk. Stir until thoroughly mixed.
4. Combine all remaining dry ingredients into separate bowl. Gradually mix into wet ingredient mixture.
5. Pour into prepared pan and smooth out with spatula until evenly spread.
6. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
7. Remove from oven and allow bars to cool. Cut into preferred sizes and enjoy!

notes

These bars are great for breakfast or as snacks throughout the day. Substitute sweeteners or dried fruits and nuts to fit your preference.
It is recommended to store them in the refrigerator, but you can also store them in the freezer for up to one month to snack on the go!

Enjoy!

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Dr. Bill Rawls

ABOUT BILL RAWLS, M.D.

Dr. Rawls graduated from Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1985 and he holds a medical license in North Carolina. He also has extensive training in alternative therapies and is Medical Director of Vital Plan, an herbal supplement company in Raleigh, N.C.

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