Banana Blueberry Oat Bars


Prep Time

15 minutes

Prep Notes

These yummy, antioxidant-rich bars are great for an on-the-go breakfast or dessert. Substitute dried blueberries or cherries for the goji berries if desired.

Cooking Time

25 minutes

Ingredients

1 medium ripe banana

1 cup old fashioned oats

1 cup frozen blueberries, thawed

1/4 cup raisins

1/8 cup pomegranate juice

2 tablespoons finely chopped dates

1 tablespoon chopped walnuts

1 tablespoon Goji berries or other unsulfured dried fruit

1 tablespoon raw sunflower seeds

2 tablespoons ground flax seed

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Mash banana in a large bowl.  Add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Lightly wipe an eight inch square baking pan with a small amount of olive oil.  Spread mixture into pan. 

Bake for 25 minutes. Cool on wire rack and cut into bars.

Refrigerate any leftover bars.

Notes

Calories 137; Protein 3 g; Carbohydrates 26 g; Total Fat 3.5 g; Saturated Fat 0.4 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 3 mg; Fiber 3.9 g; Beta-Carotene 64 ug; Vitamin C 3mg; Calcium 18 mg; Iron 3.9 mg; Folate 14 ug; Magnesium 25 mg; Zinc 0.3 mg; Selenium 1.7 ug