Quinoa Bars

These are a fun little snack for post-workout, breakfast, or grab-and-go. Let me know if you try them!

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. whole wheat flour
  • 1 ½ c. cooked quinoa – cooled (about ½ c. uncooked)
  • 2 c. oats
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 2/3 c. peanut butter (or almond butter)
  • ½ c. honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 c. applesauce
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/3 c. craisins (optional)
  • ½ c. nuts, chopped (optional)
  • 1/3 c. chocolate chips (optional)

Directions: 

  1. Combine quinoa, applesauce, vanilla, eggs, peanut butter and honey in a small bowl and mix well.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and stir until just mixed.
  3. Spoon into a greased 9×13 pan and bake at 375 for 20 min. or until golden brown.
  4. Let cool and cut into bars – stick in Ziploc bags or plastic wrap for an easy grab-n-go option.
  5. Store in refrigerator.

 This recipe was adapted from theleangreenbean.com 🙂

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