Oat berry breakfast bars

Nutritious breakfast on the go
Oat berry breakfast bars with no added sugar
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Recipe by: Charlie Farrant | Student Dietitian and Running Blogger

Think you don’t have time for breakfast? Think again. These breakfast bars can be made at the weekend and eaten throughout the week for a delicious brekkie on the go, at your desk or on your commute. Alternatively, they make a great afternoon snack.

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Ingredients
  • 250g porridge oats
  • 1 large banana, thoroughly mashed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 medium egg, whisked
  • 225ml skimmed milk
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 150g raspberries
  • 150g blueberries
Time
50 minutes
SERVES:
12
CALORIES:
134
FAT:
4g
SALT:
0.1g
SUGAR:
4.5g
5 A DAY:
0.5
Method
  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC/Fan 160ºC.
  2. Line an 8-inch square baking tin with greaseproof paper and set aside.
  3. Blend 100g of the oats in a food processor until they resemble flour.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the banana, vanilla essence, egg, milk and sunflower oil.
  5. Stir in the remaining oats, blended oats, cinnamon, and baking powder, then fold in the berries.
  6. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 35–40 minutes or until the edges are golden and the mixture is set.
  7. Leave to cool before slicing into 12 bars.
These bars will keep in the fridge for a week or wrap each bar individually and freeze