Chewy Banana Chocolate Breakfast Bars

Chewy Banana Chocolate Breakfast Bars

 

Soft and chewy gluten-free banana bars. Perfect for busy mornings, kids’ lunches, or a great afternoon snack. Made with whole grains, they’re a great source of fiber, super healthy, and so delicious!

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups gluten-free rolled oats
  • 1 cup gluten-free oat flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tsp organic cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 flax egg see instructions
  • 2 ripe bananas mashed
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8×8 baking dish and set aside.
  2. To make the flax egg, mix together 1 tbsp of ground flax with 2 tbsp warm water. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Place all the dry ingredients (except chocolate chips) in a large mixing bowl, and stir until well combined.
  4. In a smaller mixing bowl, combine the vanilla, apple sauce and maple syrup. Add the flax egg and give it a quick stir. Add the mashed bananas and mix until just combined.
  5. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, and fold them together until everything is well combined. Pour into the baking dish, and bake for 20-22 minutes until the edges are lightly golden brown.
  6. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week.

Ashley Tanner

Ashley is a healthy food advocate and soon-to-be holistic nutrition coach. She's passionate about healthy eating and balanced nutrition. She was diagnosed with Celiacs disease two years ago and loves to create easy and delicious gluten-free recipes that you can find on her blog.

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