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Healthy snacks for finals week! 🙂

Granola

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup cereal of choice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • cinnamon
  • pinch of salt

Mix everything together and spread on a parchment paper on a round 9 inch pan and bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until it firms up.

Banana Granola Bars
from Ericasweettooth.com

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Ingredients:

  • 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 (omitted)
  • 1 tsp chia seeds (omitted)
  • I added chopped nuts

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray an 8×8 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.
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