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Recipe: Fruit and nut bar

Serves 24

Dietitian Tip

This treat is much healthier than a candy bar — count it as your sweet treat for the day.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup quinoa flour
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup flax meal
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried figs
  • 1/4 cup buckwheat honey
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried pineapple
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

Directions

Combine all ingredients, mix well. Spread half an inch thick over a parchment-lined sheet pan. Bake at 300 F for 20 minutes. Cool completely and cut.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving Size1 bar
Calories61
Carbohydrate11 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Fiber1 g
Protein2 g
Sodium5 mg
Monounsaturated Fat0.5 g
Saturated Fattrace
Total Fat1 g

Last updated: April 17th, 2014

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