Nutrition & Recipes • 01.08.2017 • Julia Denner

Homemade Granola Bars – Tasty Between-Meals Energy Boost

Getting ready for a long run, just finished a bodyweight workout or have to stay long at work? Then power up with these homemade granola bars. Why buy them when they are so easy to make on your own? 🙂

Ingredients (yields 10):

  • 2 large bananas
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 190 g rolled oats
  • 80 g dried cranberries
  • 50 g walnuts
  • 50 g sunflower seeds
  • 50 g pumpkin seeds
  • 50 g almond slivers
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of salt

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F). Line a baking dish with parchment paper.
2. Mash the bananas with a fork and mix in the maple syrup.
3. Finely chop the walnuts and cranberries. Add them to the bananas together with the rolled oats, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and almond slivers.
4. Sprinkle the mixture with cinnamon and a pinch of salt.
5. Mix all the ingredients well.
6. Put the mixture in the baking dish and smooth it down with a spoon.
7. Bake the granola bars for 25 minutes.
8. Let them cool for 10 minutes before removing them from the baking dish and cutting them.

One granola bar contains 250 calories, 28 g of carbohydrates, 8 g of protein and 11 g of fat.

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Julia Denner

Julia is a dietitian and creative cook. She is passionate about traveling the world, exercising (outdoors) and trying out new restaurants and food. She is convinced that a varied diet and regular, hard training are the keys to success.
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  • Runtastic Team

    Sure, Victoria!

  • Rachel Laurenson

    how long will they keep once made? Can you make a large batch and store for long? cheers Rachel

    • Runtastic Team

      Dear Rachel, sure! Just store them in the refrigerator or freeze them.