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Homemade Energy Bars - Graceful Little Honey Bee. Chocolate Date Bars - Page 2 of 2 - Kleinworth & Co. Easy peasy (healthy!) homemade Clif bars : The Loop. Who doesn’t love a quick granola bar?

Easy peasy (healthy!) homemade Clif bars : The Loop

When made at home, they’re a simple, fast and healthy way to curb hunger between lunch and dinner, to stash in your purse for a quick snack on the go, or to give to your hangry friend the next time he or she really needs a damned snack. The good news is that making your own healthy granola bars really is easy peasy. All it requires is mixing up a bunch of ingredients in a bowl, smattering the concoction in a dish and freezing it for an hour or so before cutting it into bars. Ta da! Healthy granola bars in under an hour — and for way less than the cost of buying them in the store. Don’t believe us? Cinnamon Raisin Energy Bites - Page 2 of 2 - Kleinworth & Co. 3 Ingredient No-Bake Energy Bars (Larabar Copycat)

No-Bake Mint Chocolate Protein Bars - The Healthy Maven. Breakfast bars. I am SO excited to share this recipe with you all today!

breakfast bars

First, it is from my newest love – The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by the amazing Deb Perelman. You’ve seen her across this screen many times, both as the subject of “blove“, as well as the many recipes I’ve posted. Guys – get this book. It is charming, funny and filled with the most delicious, doable recipes. And I can say this with much confidence, since I not only bought a copy for myself, but I gave two as gifts to friends – one a professional cook, the other a baker.

So there’s that. Then there’s my lifelong pursuit of a really, truly, must-have breakfast cookie. This. Finally (drum roll please) – it’s dairy free! One of the stranger things I’ve noticed this month is that I am hungry pretty much all day long. Have any of you bought the book yet? Enjoy! On weighing ingredients my favorite baking tips and tricks Almond Date Breakfast Bars from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook Preheat oven to 350.

Quinoa nut and cherry bars. This is “sort” of a mash-up of my quinoa and “balls, bites & bars” series.

quinoa nut and cherry bars

Except these bars – though vegan and flourless – are baked, not raw. Whatever – they are awesome and the perfect way to end this quinoa series (and provide a perfect Passover snack!). I came across these bars in a recent Bon Appetit and loved how striking they looked – I just hoped that they’d taste as good. And they do. Signing off and wishing all of you a very happy holiday weekend! Quinoa, Nut and Cherry Bars adapted from Bon Appetit 1 cup coarsely chopped almonds 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained (it does not have to be dry before using) 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds 1 cup dried cherries (unsweetened if possible) 2 tablespoons maple syrup 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt Pre-heat oven to 350 – spray an 8 x 8 baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Spread the almonds, quinoa and both seeds on a baking sheet – bake for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

No-Bake Chocolate Blueberry Bars - The Healthy Maven. Apricot Seed Bars. These energy bars filled with nutty seeds and chewy apricots make the perfect afternoon pick-me-up.

Apricot Seed Bars

Whether I’ve been out all day and didn’t have time for a proper meal, or just need something mid-afternoon to get me through to dinner, a portable snack comes in handy. That’s why I often make a batch of these apricot seed bars on the weekend for the week ahead. Super quick to throw together, these no-bake bars are a no-fuss kind of treat. Since the bars keep well in an air-tight container they make a good on-the-go breakfast or anytime snack that you can grab and take with you in your bag. They’ve sustained me through numerous car trips, plane rides and just everyday busyness. With a chewy but firm texture and mild sweet nuttiness they satisfy that sweet craving while still providing sustained energy. So simple to make, you just heat everything together, then press the mixture into a tray to set up.

These no-bake peanut butter & chocolate squares just made dessert (slightly) healthier : The Loop. We all need to indulge sometimes.

These no-bake peanut butter & chocolate squares just made dessert (slightly) healthier : The Loop

At least that’s what we’re telling ourselves after watching the video above, which explains in just a minute-and-a-half how to make delicious looking Peanut Butter and Chocolate Granola Squares. It gets better — the squares themselves only take a half an hour to make. Okay so with peanuts, chocolate, peanut butter and peanut butter chips, these squares aren’t the healthiest of options compared to some other granola bars we’ve encountered. But these squares also contain oats, rice cereal and no artificial ingredients, so we still consider them to be a guilt-free dessert or snack.

Plus if you indulge in one when you hit that 3 p.m. wall, the added punch of protein should help keep your appetite at bay and energy levels up until dinner. Besides, when the sweet tooth strikes, what’s really better for you: these squares or another bag of peanut butter cups? Check out the video, above, to whip up a batch today. Simple Granola Bar with Xylitol. Back to Blog Here is another great granola bar recipe.

Simple Granola Bar with Xylitol

These granola bars are very easy to make and they make great snack on the go that is convenient and delicious. It is full of nutritious ingredients, so you never have to feel guilty about snacking. This bar is also extremely versatile- you can use a combination of any nuts, seeds or dried fruits that suits your taste buds. The recipe calls for honey, but if you’d like to make it completely sugar free you can use xylitol honey (which will also make these bars vegan). Ingredients 1 2/3 cups quick rolled oats ½ cup xylitol (use up to ¾ cup if you like them a little sweeter) 1/3 cup oat flour (ground oats) ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 cups nuts and seeds (almonds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds etc.) 1 cup dried fruit (apricots, cranberries, raisins, etc. or more nuts and seeds if you prefer) Almond Breeze : Recipes & Ideas.

Yield: 32 Servings 3 cups of old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup almond flour 1/4 cup sorghum flour or whole wheat flour 1/2 cup oat bran 1/2 cup ground flaxseed 1/2 cup roasted, chopped almonds 1/2 cup dried blueberries 1/2 cup chopped, dried cranberries 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup agave nectar 1/3 cup natural almond butter, stirred well before measuring 1/4 cup Almond Breeze 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract Directions Preheat the oven to 325°F.

Almond Breeze : Recipes & Ideas

Lightly coat a 13” x 9” baking pan with olive oil cooking spray. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, flours, bran, flaxseed, almonds, blueberries, cranberries, and salt. Homemade Energy Bars - Graceful Little Honey Bee.