Granola bars can be deceiving. They are touted as a ‘healthy’ snack option, but when you actually read the nutritional contents and ingredients of most bars, they are NOT healthy. To generalize, they usually have way too much sugar, and not enough protein. It’s been on my mind for a while that I need to make a granola bar recipes, and a few readers have even requested it.
I happened to recently notice a granola bar at Live Food Bar where I really liked the nutritional information…It was high protein, low sugar, and had a healthy dose of fat. AND it even tasted amazing! I read the ingredients and there were about 15 different ones, but I decided I could try and recreate it with the main ingredients. So recreate I did and I’m really happy with this bar!
Healthy Eating and Living - Healthy Granola Bars Recipe - by Mandy King
These healthy granola bars can be made 2 ways: with oats or quinoa flakes. I prefer the quinoa flakes…but as you’re more likely to have oats on hand, either works. These granola bars are: