This Breakfast Bar recipe was created tonight and "packaged" for the week to come. Whether you're running out the door for a workout or on the way to work or a long drive, this is a great nutritious snack and also filling, meaning you won't be craving a sugary coffee beverage or muffin desire before lunch.
I have a second opinion as well: "Much better than a Clif Bar!" as well as a suggestion to play around with other dried fruit. The husband and I are thinking dried cherries or apple-juice sweetened cranberries would also be delicious additions.
1 cup almonds
¾ cup diced dried apricots
2 cups reduced fat shredded coconut flakes
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
¾ teaspoon cinnamon
½ scant cup sunflower seed butter
1-1/2 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons water
Food process almonds until fine.
Dice dried apricots, add apricots and remaining ingredients, adding a little more water if necessary.
Scoop out ingredients onto parchment paper, roll out and form into a giant rectangle; cut into 10-12 bars.
|package them up into desired portions for a quick out-the-door snack or light meal|