Healthy Multigrain Energy Bars

Need a healthy way to start your morning, fuel for a day of hiking, or just to stay full? These bars are just what you need.  Healthy and packed full of great antioxidants and protein. The recipe is from Whole Grain Gourmet, an amazing healthy and yummy site. I am sure I will soon post more recipes from here! I substituted a few items because I didn’t have everything in my kitchen and added Whey Protein power for an extra kick! Still turned out SUPER yummy!

  • 1/4 Cup Slivered Almonds
  • 2 Cups Rolled Oats
  • 1/4 Cup Sesame Seeds
  • 1/4 Cup Dried Tart Cherries
  • 1/4 Cup Dried Bing Cherries
  • 1/4 Cup Blueberries
  • 1/4 Cup Apricots
  • 1/2 Cup Muesli
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Cup Honey
  • 1 Cup Organic Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 TSP Vanilla
  • 3 Scoops Vanilla Protein Powder

1. Toast: Oats and Almonds in 5 quart microwave safe glass dish

2. Dice: Tart Cherries, Bing Cherries, Blueberries, and Apricots in food processor

3. Combine: Diced Fruit, and Sesame Seeds to Oats and Almonds

4. Boil: 1/2 cup Water in small saucepan

5. Add: Muesli and remove from heat for 2 minutes

6. Add: Peanut Butter, Honey, Vanilla, and Protein Powder

7. Return to Low Heat: Stir for 5 minutes until fully combined and mixture glistens

8. Add: Wet ingredients to Dry ingredients and combine

9. Press firmly: Into 9×9 pan and let rest overnight

10. Cut into 16 square pieces

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