These bars are the perfect thing to grab and go, as to take with you as pre-workout snack or as something to put in the kids' lunchboxes. Try reducing the brown rice syrup to taste for an even healthier version...
4 small/medium apples, cored (only peel if not organic)
250g (GF) rolled oats
100g ground almonds
30g sunflower seeds
100g pecans - roughly chopped
30g pumpkin seeds
4tsp chia seeds
150g coconut oil, melted
3-4tbsp brown rice syrup
1/4tsp Himalayan/sea salt
Zest 1 lemon
- Preheat oven to 170C
- Roughly blitz the apples, 100g of the oats, ground almonds, sunflower seeds to a crumble. Remove and tip into a bowl.
- Add the remaining oats, pecans, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, cinnamon, coconut oil, brown rice syrup, salt, blackberries and lemon zest. Stir to combine.
- Line a roasting tray with greaseproof paper and spoon in the mixture, pressing down lightly to firm.
- Bake in the oven for 35-45-minutes. Remove and allow to cool completely before cutting into bars. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.