January 24, 2017

Quinoa Oats Energy Bars

Quinoa oats energy bars
Crunchy energy bars made with wholesome goodness of quinoa, oats, bran, almonds cranberries, honey and peanut butter!

Yields about 14 rectangular bars
1/2 cup quinoa, raw
1/2 cup oats, raw
2 cups oat bran
2 cups wheat bran
4 cups crunchy peanut butter
1 cup honey
2 cups cranberry
2 cups almonds, sliced

Quinoa oats energy bars

- Dry roast the quinoa, oats, oat bran and wheat bran on high, for 90 to 120 seconds; Set aside.

- In a large pan, add honey and peanut butter; set it on low heat.

- Once they melt together, add the roasted bran, quinoa and oats; Combine.

Quinoa oats energy bars

- Add the almonds and cranberries. Turn off the heat and combine until they come together.

- Line a rectangle baking pan (12 x 10 inches) with parchment paper.

- Press the mixture flat with your hands. Let it freeze for about 4 hours.

Quinoa oats energy bars

- Cut it into squares of rectangle bars, as desired.

- Stores  in the refrigerator, for best taste.

- Stays fresh for up to 2 weeks. Enjoy!