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Simple Quinoa Breakfast Bar Recipe

These simple quinoa breakfast bars are flavored with toasted coconut and chocolate chips, making for a healthy and delicious on-the-go breakfast treat that you and your kids will love!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Simple Quinoa Breakfast Bar
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 12-16 bars
Calories 223kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup oats, dry
  • 1 cup Quinoa, cooked
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon flaxseed, ground
  • 6 tablespoon water
  • 2 medium banana
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips, semisweet

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9” square baking pan with parchment and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the dry ingredients (minus coconut and chocolate chips).
  • In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the flax seed meal and water. Let stand for 5 minutes until the mixture begins to gel. Beat in banana, nut/seed butter and vanilla.
  • Pour wet ingredient over dry and stir together until fully combined. Fold in coconut and chocolate chips.
  • Transfer mixture to the baking pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  • Bake on the center rack for 20 - 25 minutes until mixture has started to brown and is springy to the touch.
  • Remove and let cool completely in the pan. Once cooled, transfer to a cutting board and cut into squares.
  • Store in an airtight container for 3 - 4 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 112mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g