Heat the oven to 325 degrees F. Grease an 8" x 8" pan, or line it with
Toss together the oats, quinoa, flaxseed meal, chia seeds, dried fruit,
and egg white in a medium-mixing bowl until thoroughly combined.
Warm the honey, nut butter, salt, and cinnamon in a small saucepan over
medium heat, stirring constantly until well blended. Don't let it boil, just
let it get warm and fluid enough to blend easily with the dry ingredients, 2
to 3 minutes.
Pour the honey mixture over the dry ingredients and mix until everything
Press the mixture into the prepared pan.
Bake the bars for 23 to 25 minutes, or until the oats on the edges start
to turn golden brown.
Remove them from the oven and let them cool completely before serving.
To serve, cut into squares.
Hands-on time: 17 mins. to 24 mins. Baking time: 23 mins. to 25 mins. Total
time: 40 mins. to 49 mins. Yield: 9 bars
These bars can easily be made vegan. Mix 1 tablespoon of the flaxseed meal (listed
in the dry ingredients) with 3 tablespoons of water in a separate dish and allow
to rest for 10 minutes, until the mixture becomes gel-like. Substitute this mixture
for the egg in your recipe.
If you're using salted peanut butter, reduce the salt in the recipe to 1/8 teaspoon.
nutrition information: Serving Size: 78g, 1 bar Servings Per Batch: 9 servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 285 Calories from Fat: 111 Total Fat: 12g Saturated
Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g