Breakfast Treats With Whole Grain Energy Bars
|Cashew butter||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Brown rice syrup||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Ground ginger||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Toasted sesame oil||1 Teaspoon|
|Puffed whole grain cereals||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Cashew||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Ground flaxseed||3 Tablespoon|
|Dates||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped|
|Honey||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Apricots||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped|
Preheat oven at 350 degrees.
Mix nut butter and sweet syrup, put the mixture in a pan and heat on stove over medium heat until it is melted and bubbly. It takes a minute or two for this.
Line a non-stick baking pan with a long sheet of aluminum foil and spray the foil with a non-stick cooking spray.
Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl.
Remove the syrup mixture from the stove and add ginger and sesame oil to it. Pour it over cereal mixture. Mix it with a wooden spoon or a spatula.
Pour the mixture in the lined baking pan.
Place another aluminum foil over the mixture and press it firmly.You can use a wax paper either.
Once done remove from the foil in the baking pan. Place it on a cutting board and cut with a kitchen knife into bars.
For the sweet syrup you can use all maple or all brown rice syrup.
For the cereals you can use a variety of cereals including kashi.
Calories 986 Calories from Fat 149
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17 g26.3%
Saturated Fat 1.4 g6.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg0.3%
Sodium 65 mg2.7%
Total Carbohydrates 186 g62.1%
Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57.4%
Sugars 32.3 g
Protein 32 g63.7%
Vitamin A 3.8% Vitamin C 2.1%
Calcium 2.6% Iron 8.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet