Friday, March 8, 2013

Fantastic Foodie Friday~ Healthy Banana Bread Granola Bars

When you want something sweet but don't want to 
undo all of your hard work.  Try these and see if it doesn't 
help to curb your sweet cravings.

1 very ripe banana, mashed
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 tbsp honey
1 egg white
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp salt
3 tbsp + 1 tsp brown sugar
2 cups rolled oats
2 tbsp flax seeds
1 tsp chia seeds


Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray an 8x8 baking dish with non-stick spray.
Combine the banana, applesauce, honey, egg white, cinnamon, vanilla extract, salt, and 3 tbsp brown sugar in a large bowl.
In a separate bowl, whisk together the rolled oats, flax seeds, and chia seeds. Add to liquid mixture and stir well to combine.
Press mixture into prepared baking dish and sprinkle with remaining 1 tsp of brown sugar. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
Once done, invert onto a cooling rack and allow the bars to cool completely before slicing.
Makes 8 Bars about 140 Calories per bar made in an 8x8 pan
Found at Erica's Sweet Tooth

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