I had to subscribe to your website. Fantastic healthy snack. Can’t wait to try these! Hi there!! Where Was Live In No Shoes Nation Recorded, Have transitioned to plant based eating. I had all ingredients sitting in my cupboard and this recipe is a great way to use up seed and nut odds and ends. I’m trying not to let myself eat another one, because I want to freeze some if them (or maybe I should just make another batch, I wouldn’t be totally against that idea). These are my kind of granola bar. You can always add an extra “egg” if it looks like you need it. Thank you so much for all the time and effort you put into this site! Looking forward to trying your vegan granola bar recipe. You don’t need a vitamix to grind oats into flour. I love all of your “all natural” recipes-so much better than all the store bought granola bars. (cruelty-free), Perfect Little Pumpkin Cookies with Spiced Buttercream. Posted Nov 10 2020 by in Uncategorized with 0 Comments. They are ‘no added sugar’ or perhaps ‘sucrose-free’. I’ve tried several recipes and while there are tons that are pretty tasty, some are just too “sticky”. Hope this helps! I’m planning for snacks to bring on our upcoming vacation and I’ve gone down a rabbit hole of your healthy snacks! When it comes to snacking in my house, I’m always looking for those easy to grab snacks that don’t need refrigeration. “Recipe looks great, but I must ask what is/are the advantage(s) of using gluten-free oats (or gluten-free anything, for that matter) if one does not have symptoms of celiac disease? These are extraordinary! I discovered your blog recently and I LOVE it, even if I am not a strict vegetarian/vegan. I absolutely loved them! I’m wondering if maybe in the processing something happens that I don’t know about. http://www.veggierunners.com/2014/09/11/gingerbread-spiced-protein-granola-bars/, Hi Angela, I saw you on the Steven and Chris show. These hold together beautifully! Maybe with sesame seeds or can you suggest something else? It seems like the dates are a major binder so I don’t want to mess with it too much. I love your recipes and can’t wait to try some more. Hi Angela, I have a low tolerance for sugar in general. I’m excited for the book! i put one piece going across and another vertically, so all 4 sides are covered with paper. Anyway, these are not your average granola bars! they have nothing on these babies!!! Roadmap To Faang, It’s so hard finding any good recipes! Thanks for all of your wonderful recipes. Just finished another batch of these amazing granola bars. I use a dry container now that I have one, but I used the wet container for years before that. Delicious! The recipe looks awesome! Homemade is better, and I’ll prove it! Can’t wait to let my kiddos try them tomorrow :) Thanks for the recipe! Can’t wait to try them. ), some crushed banana chips and a little bit of peanuts. So I guess raisins would work ok instead? I’ve made some before but never with dates – can’t wait to try your recipe! Love from Poland. I made them a couple days ago, and have a pack of them at work. This pushed me to clean up my eating aswell, and I have decided to also go vegetarian ( and alllllmost vegan!) It has a very low glycemic index. Would those work in place of the medjool dates? Chocolate Chip No Bake Granola Bar Recipe. These look great. Hi. I followed this recipe as closely as i could, only sub was raisins for cranberries but the final texture was very weird. grown-up granola bars for sure ;). They taste really great! This morning I made a brown rice breakfast pudding that was sweetened with dates and raisins. (And squealed about how excited I am about your baby, like a loser) I’ll likely call them delicious! I recently discovered your blog and find such inspiration from your words, photography, and recipes. What I learned (for me): Finally, stir in the chocolate chips. Scoop the mixture into the pan and spread it out with a spatula as evenly as possible. Anything goes with this bar. All that goodness in one bar,yesss ma’am!! Most dried cranberries sold in the grocery store have a sugar coating. Td Ameritrade Security Breach, These look delicious but I struggle to understand how you can call them sugar free when they use dates? Definitely better than regular ol’ Quaker granola bars! Maybe it’s just me though! Must be the chia seeds. How long would you say they keep? I’ve tried a few different granola bar type recipes but they usually called for a lot of added sugar so I was dissatisfied. They are perfect snacks for hiking or an afternoon boost of energy at the office. I’m trying to make an effort to make more of my own snacks instead of buying granola bars so I made these today and am so glad I found your recipe! Because I don’t mind nuts and I had no chia seeds, I added 1/2 cup raw toasted cashews then chopped them. As far as the taste, no improvement needed! Just to add positivity to the criticism: this looks amazing, I can’t wait to try it; thanks for the recipe. I shared a link to your recipe on my recent blog post: thenutritionedge.wordpress.com/2014/03/27/the-versatility-simplicity-of-nutritious-foods/. Thank you! Any other suggestions to make it a bit sweeter/saltier? Added some extra rolled oats for chewiness and mixed in sunflower seeds, raisins, flax seeds (gotta love flax seeds! I was considering purchasing the dry blade container but I was hesitant because of price and thinking I would not get much use of it. Thanks! This recipe sounds AMAZING. Thanks for reading. Hello Angela, I want to make these delicious granola bars but I don’t want to exceed my calorie intake. What do you think? I was wondering if you would be able to help me. Very tasty! :). You’ve given me some ideas to play around with! I find these WAY too doughy, to the point that they seem like they aren’t cooked enough. These sound so delicious! I really appreciate how many nut-free recipes you come up with – it’s hard being vegan with a nut allergies as many recipes incorporate them. So excited for you. It shouldn’t require too much extra time, if any. Out Of The Darkness (1985 Dvd), I’ve tried these before and absolutely loved them. Looking forward to it! He has been eating KIND bars for a while as a quick snack…. But I love almonds :) Congrats on your baby-to-be! I use the dates, oat flour and chia seeds, then whatever seeds and dried fruit I have on hand. I would make this again and adjust somethings to make it more “transitional” for my kids and I. I think it needs a bit more salt, maybe more cranberries. If I try it again I would add more oats to stiffen and reduce the sweetness. These have been such a hit with my fiancé and provide enough substance for him to snack on and be satisfied even though he trains full on as a US Team athlete for whitewater kayaking (he is always hungry!!!). I have high hopes for these. I actually kind of started salivating when you used the term “doughy”. Perhaps sweetened naturally would have been a better choice of words. I use my kitchen aid food processor and it works just fine!! It looks super appetizingly. hi angela, I’ve recently changed my family over to gluten – free eating. I want to first say that I love your recipes…they are amazing. How wrong I was! I’ve used dates a few times but I will definitely need to explore this further. I loved using the idea of dates and water as the base with the oat flour – all made in my blender. I’ve tried a few times over the past few days to subscribe to your book newsletter but am unsuccessful (looked in inbox and junk mail). I made the recipe to a “T”. Shopee Cashback Tuesday, David Parenti The Wire, THANKS!! It’s on my list of recipes to try! Total Carbohydrates 16.1g5% Can I eat them all week as my breakfast? Do you have the nutritional break down for all your recipes online? Can’t wait for your book! … (And I forgot the vanilla, cinnamon and salt-oops!). I have pre-soaked/and pureed dates in the freezer I’d like to use to save time. I couldn’t believe there wasn’t any sugar in it. Because somethimes the oats are not “clean” and gluten free -.- I just found out I very unfortunately have a sensitivity to dates :(. all the ingredients in my pantry! Will definately make again, but remember the chia seeds :D. HI there, i love how they look and im pumped to try them out but can i use just the natural flavour quick oats without grinding them i just moved and i dont have many appliances yet! They are always really crumbly. I can’t eat dates because I get sever migraines from them. It’s very hard to find recipes for bars that don’t include peanuts or tree nuts, thank you. I am now looking for a place to hide a few. Dates are the perfect sweetener. I am currently vegan, gluten free and on a sugar free challenge. I’m looking for a bar to make and bring with me when I go to cuba in two weeks time. HI Angela, I love the other title! If any improvement could be made, I just wish they hardened a bit to be a bit more. Because of your inspiration I’ve created some fantastic peanut butter oatmeal breakfast cookies and some almond butter oatmeal chocolate chip bars that my family loves. Combining Sentences With And, Do you how many calories there are in these bars, Been making these for about a month now & they are my absolute favourite snack thank you so much for sharing :). Yea, I was going to say the same thing. I love hearing from you and seeing what you made! Does that mean you wouldn’t keep them in the fridge for a while? I was thinking of using Prunes instead of the dates. We love your blog, our home basically lives on it! Any help would be so much appreciated, I want to make these asap! Preheat oven to 325F and line a 9-inch square pan with two pieces of parchment paper, one going each way. Benvenuto Cellini Autobiography Pdf, Wow, way to cram in the good stuff! Hmmm…will have to see if our trusty, albeit OLD cuisinart can handle it! Sesame Chili Oil Recipe, Oats are packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidant plant compounds that help with weight management, lowering blood sugar levels and a reduced risk of heart disease. I love love love how dense, soft, and extra chewy these look! Almonds and walnuts sound great to me. I LOVE dates. It is absolutely freezing in Ontario these days. I have to use dried blueberries instead of cranberries due to my husband’s dietary restrictions. Hi Angela – I already have oat flour. So WHEN I make this again…I’d like to increase those things because it’s SOOO much healthier than what we’re used to (store bought j-u-n-k), that I think that adding more salt and cranberries will get it closer to that flavor to transition my kiddos and I. I can tolerate it as is…but I chase it with milk or banana. I am especially excited about these because they are nut-butter free, which means that I can pack them for my kids when they need a snack out of the house… almost everywhere we go requires that foods are nut-free. Thank you☺. They firmed up just fine and have a great texture – almond butter on top was fabulous! These bars look wonderfully dense. I think it’s my first time commenting but I’m a long-time reader. 68,264 suggested recipes. Computer Networking A Top-down Approach Amazon, Try them spread with nut or seed butter for a fun treat or just enjoy them plain. Hi Terry, I haven’t calculated the calories for these myself, but if you head over to a free online tool like caloriecount.com or nutritiondata.com and plug in the recipe info, you should be able to find out the nutritional info you’re looking for fairly quickly. You have inspired me so much to just get in there and start putting things together. So glad you caught the episode. These were great! Hi Angela! The unbaked mixture is so amazing… I could imagine keeping it in the fridge and adding a bit of coconut milk to a half cup or so and warming for a porridge. Thanks muchly! these bars today. let me know how it goes if you try it! I live in Hawaii and our neighbors were growing it for their kids. Are dried cranberries sugar free??? Monster Bag Fendi, Thank you :). i wanted to email you privately but can’t see an option to do so, so I will write you here! I made them a while ago, but I am super excited to make them again :). Hey Carry! oops spelling error before….. As you know, I made these yesterday with a few minor changes….and they turned out BEAUTIFULLY! You were fabulous. Also, when I tuck them some where not too obvious the kids know they are good and munch away. Just had one straight out of the freezer as I was impatient and it was delicious too! The alternate title for these bars was: ultra dense, doughy, chewy, soft, seedy, hearty, protein-and-fibre-packed granola bars, sweetened naturally with dates! Otherwise the bars won’t cut well, and will be creamy & not chewy. Smhb Dividend Cut, Channel V French, *searching Google*….Bunchosia Argentea. If not, how can the bars be? I’m going to try these for sure and your Chia Power Bread – I like having a savory thing as well. You are always an inspiration :). Revive Dictionary Meaning In Tamil, I followed the recipe except I subbed the cranberries for dried blueberries (I just can’t abide cranberries. My toddler is also obsessed with them, which makes me happy since they are filled with so much good for you food! You call ’em what you want, girlie. Thanks jenny. I did think it was a lot of chia when i added them, but i was trying to stick to recipe exactly (i am a natural improviser). Love your blog by the way and cookbook! looking forward to making a batch for breakfasts…would they freeze well? Would it be possible to use date paste instead of brown sugar with some of your other protein bar recipes? these look amazing! I sent them in early August, after having them in the fridge for a week, and they still were tasting great, when my friend received them. These are beautiful! Cook and … They are the perfect in-between meal snack and so easy to make. Hi! My son has fairly bad eczema and were currently doing an elimination diet which is working. Thanks! Hey Angela :-)) your recipes are absolutely inspiring and are changing my life one meal at a time! Vitamin A 0% • Vitamin C 1% :). I am wondering about the calories, carbs, protein content, etc as I am looking for high energy, low sugar recipes to give my 12 year old son who is heavy into sports and needs the proper amount of protein, carbs and fat in each of his meals/snacks. I actually found that these are SUPER SWEET – they’re good, but I may enjoy them more if the sweetness factor was toned down. Was hoping for a crunchy one. Carolina Style Bbq Sauce, Mix honey, peanut butter, vanilla extract, and salt in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Is there something else you’d reco? Yum and thanks! Grind the chia seeds and soak in water before mixing into the rest of the ingredients. DX Wish I liked them, but I just don’t) and doubled the cinnamon. Aside from addressing celiac disease, I see no clinically supported reason to avoid gluten. They look so chewy and delicious – can’t wait to try it – Thanks! I live in Hawaii and our neighbors were growing it for their kids. That’s great to hear! First of your recipes that I didn’t enjoy. I made some substitutions for ingredients not on hand (ground almonds in place of the chia seeds; diced, dried cherries and apricots in place of the cranberries; dried plums in place of half of the dates). Melt for 1 minute and stir completely until well incorporated. I have been making my own granola bars ,but even the so called healthier ones still have absolute loads of honey .i mean they are nice ,but things that are very sweet give me the munches .these sound better as you can make them as sweet or not as you like . I had already started making them and realized I was out of oats, so I had to come up with a solution! Porcupine Tree The Sky Moves Sideways, Use ground flaxseed meal instead of the ground chia, if desired: whisk or blend 1Tbs ground flaxseed with 3Tbs water and let soak until the mixture is thick and congealed. Hi Angela!! i cannot wait to try them out! Dates, chia and seeds!!! They kept asking for the recipe so I told them to check out ohsheglows :o) Thanks again for always sharing everything with your readers. Hi, I was wondering if you can just leave them in the fridge, so no baking is done? 1/3cupchopped dates(~ 5 dates as original recipe is written // or sub another sticky dried fruit) 2Tbspalmond butter (or another nut or seed butter) 2Tbspmelted coconut oil. Woohoo! Personally, I love granola bars but the ones available in market usually have added sugar and preservatives. Place the chopped almonds, slivered almonds and coconut flakes on 3 separate small baking sheets. I do not have a sweet tooth in the slightest, so I really struggle to find mid-morning snacks that are healthy but aren’t super sweet (apart from nuts etc.). Thank you for another wonderful snack recipe! She also loves your carob almond freezer fudge. Like you, have been on and off a plant base diet and should go back to it 100% since it was the time I felt at my best. My husband even requested them again this week! I would love to try it with some soy nut butter. Sorry, don’t mean to be food label nitpicker :). She has almost completely given up sugar, except for maple syrup and honey, so these were perfect for her. I seem to be putting on weight with this food! Easy to pack to work, as well. It’s great for smoothies though! Also, if I chose not to freeze the leftovers, would you recommend dry storage or refrigeration? These no-bake granola bars are the healthy granola bars recipe you want to try for breakfast. Another winner! My husband said they will be gone by tomorrow…. I even made them with sesame seeds once because I didn’t have enough sunflower seeds and they came out just fine! I am extremely shocked!!! Habitania Bondi Junction, (But not so enticing! This is a great idea which I never thought off. Fibromyalgia Bloating Weight Gain, Will hold up to the addition of nuts/seeds/ chocolate chips (The ones I bought were white chocolate macadamia!!!) Thanks xo. Yum! 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