Healthy Sugar and fat Free Granola bars

Who loves granola, rise his hand 🤚🏻! 

I do love Granola in general so much ! and have recently shared the recipe and how-to steps on my instagram stories (M_Frehley), I got so many questions afterward and feedbacks, I decided to add it permanently to the blog ❤

Today’s recipe is a quick one, simple as the previous crunchy granola recipe here.

The bars are oil and refined sugar free. chewy in the inside and crunchy outside.

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The recipe is suitable for breakfast, afternoon break, before or after a workout.

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I sometimes add chocolate chunks on the top after the granola bars are cooked. And depending of the season, on winter I add pollen grains on top. It’s all customizable 🙂

I use what every nuts and oats I have in my kitchen. You can mix and add what ever you like.

Ingredients:

Dried ingredients:
  • 2 cups Oat flakes
  • 1 cup buckwheat flakes
  • Buckwheat grains
  • Coconut flakes
  • Coconut chips
  • Flaxseeds
  • Pistachio
  • Cashew nuts
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sun-flower seeds
  • Hump hearts
  • Gojis
  • dried blueberries
  • Dried raisins
  • Almonds
  • Walnuts
  • Cinnamon
 "wet" ingredients:
  • 8 dates
  • 4 Dried figs
  • 3 TBSP apple sauce
  • 2 TBSP agave sirop or honey

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How-To

Pre-soak the dates, dried raisins and figs for 1h

Preheat the oven on 180°

Mix all dried ingredients (oat and nuts) with a pinse of salt

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Place the dried ingredient on baking sheet and bake for 8 – 10mins until lightly toasted

While the nuts and oats are toasting, mix on high speed mixer the the dates, dried raisins and figs with honey.

Place all dried ingredients in a bowl, add the honey, date and figs mixture , add apple sauce.

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Gentenly mix everything together, make sure none of the oats are dry

Place the mixture on a pan with baking sheet, use a spatula or a glass to press the mexture evenly into the pan. 

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Place the pan in the over and cook for 5mins. this will help all the ingredients to stick together and firm

Once cooked, let it cold a little bit (not totaly, and before it gets a bit hard and crunchy), cut into the desired shape and size & Enjoy !

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The bars can be stored in the fridge or a freezer. I personnaly, put them in the freezer and only gets the wanted quantity out at night for next day breakfast.

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Share the love, and let me know what you think about the recipe ❤

Love, Mariam 

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