Welcome To The Shakin 'N Bakin Blog!

Welcome to my blog! I love to cook and bake for my family. I hope you enjoy the recipes, foodie reviews, foodie giveaways and cooking tips posted on my blog.

How to Print Recipes: You can print out each individual recipe featured on this blog by clicking the "share" button at the bottom of each post. It will open up to show you options, click on print and another window will open up with the recipe inside it for printing. You can also use the SHARE button to email a copy of the recipe to yourself for printing later.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Banana and Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Recipe

Several months ago my husband and I made the commitment to start eating healthy. One of the areas that we've always been terrible at is eating a healthy breakfast. It's just too easy when you get up at 5:30 AM to grab something unhealthy from the refrigerator or to just skip it all together (which leads to snacking all day long!).

Recently we've been making these delicious banana, apple and oatmeal breakfast bars and we absolutely LOVE them! They are really easy-to-prepare and only take a handful of ingredients. If you have a larger-sized family...you can easily double up the ingredients and make a larger batch. When I make them...I pour the batter into an 8" by 8" glass baking dish.

Healthy Banana and Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Bars Recipe

3 large ripe bananas, mashed
2 cups quick oats (oatmeal)
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/3 cup applesauce
1/4 cup almond milk
1/2 to 3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

* Optional: 1/4 cup raisins

In a large mixing bowl combine all ingredients together until well-blended. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Pour the batter into an 8" by 8" ungreased glass baking pan. Place baking pan into the oven and bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until done. It will look lightly toasted on the top. Remove from oven and let cool. Cut into bars and store them in an airtight container.

Note: Not only do these make a great healthy option for breakfast but they are also great for snacking on during the day. A LOT more healthier than eating junk food! You can print out this recipe by clicking on the SHARE button located at the bottom of this post. You can then click on email it to yourself for printing or click on the PRINT NOW button.

1 comment:

jopb said...

I love this recipe and shall try it this week. I think I shall add a little lemon zest and use regular oats in my version.