These banana baked oatmeal bars are the perfect breakfast on the go. Made without oil or butter they are low in fat and calories and contain natural ingredients.
All to often I am out of the house in a rush in the morning and simply don’t have the time to cook. As a result I need to have something on hand that I can throw in a bag and eat while I’m on the go.
While buying energy bars, or a quick stop for a donut, is easy and convenient, I prefer eating foods I have prepared myself. Furthermore, I want my on the go meal to be nutritious and delicious with the power to fuel a hungry man up giving me energy to get through the day.
These Banana Baked Oatmeal Bars are the perfect solution.
They take all the satisfying, fill you up goodness of a bowl of oats and turn it into finger food!
Just look at the batter. Yummy
Packed with whole grains, protein and healthy fats they are a complete breakfast or snack. You can easily make them in advance and even freeze them.
Take your oatmeal to go with these Oatmeal bars!
- 120 grams (1½ cups) Old-fashioned rolled oats
- 60 grams (1/2 cup) flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 50 grams (1/4 cup ) brown sugar
- 350 grams banana, about 3 medium
- 90 grams (1/4 cup) peanut butter
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 egg
- 40 grams (1/2 cup)old-fashioned rolled oats
- ½ cup chocolate chips, optional
- Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Line a 8X8 inch square pan with parchment paper and set aside.
- Put the oatmeal in a food processor or blender and blend to make oat flour.
- Put your oat flour, flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl.
- To your food processor or blender add the sugar, bananas, peanut butter, vanilla, milk, and egg. Blend until smooth then add to the bowl of dry ingredients. Stir everything together until incorporated.
- Then stir in the 40 grams of rolled oats and chocolate chips if desired. Poor the batter into your pre-pared pan and bake for 20-25 minutes or till a tooth pick comes out clean.
To make vegan: replace the egg with a flax egg.
flax egg= 1 tablespoon of ground flax mixed with 3 tablespoons of warm water.
My baked oatmeal bars, much like my Oreo Energy Balls, have gotten me through many long days of golf. I put them in my bag for snacking in between holes. On warmer days the chocolate chips start melting and it tastes like a warm chocolate chip cookie.