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GRANOLA BARS

Posted on 10 July, 2017 at 23:40

Ingredients:

  • Coconut/Avocado or Almond Oil (your choice)
  • 75g blanched raw almonds
  • 250g rolled oats
  • 40g sunflower seeds, or pumpkin seeds or a mix of both
  • 100g runny honey
  • 6 tablespoons smooth peanut butter or almond butter
  • 10 Medjool dales, Stones in
  • 40g bran
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of ground himalayan salt
  • 50g dried cranberries
  • 50g dried apricots
Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees
  2. Lightly grease a 22cm-square baking dish with oil then set aside
  3. Roughly chop and add the almonds to a large baking tray with the oats and seeds. Spread them out into an even layer and place into the oven for 12-15minutes, or until golden. Stir halfway through time.
  4. Gently heat the honey and nut butter in a small pan over a low heat. 
  5. Meanwhile, slit open the dates, pull out and discard the stones, then place into a blender with 100ml of warm water
  6. Blitz to a paste, stir into the warmed honey mixture then leave to cool
  7. Roughly chop the dried fruit.
  8. Take tray out of oven and transfer the toasted mixture to a large bowl with the bran, cinnamon and salt. Stir in the dried fruit, then mix in the honey mixture until well combined.
  9. Spoon mixture into the prepared baking dish, using the back of a spoon to press it into an even layer
  10. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes or until golden and set
  11. Leave to cool slightly, turn it out onto a board and cut into squares. Then set aside to cool completely.
  12. Store in an airtight container and enjoy!

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