Raw Oat and Nut Bars

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Keep a batch of these bars in your freezer for when you need a nutritious snack option on-the-go.

Filled with healthy fats and fibre, these bars will keep you feeling satisfied between meals, without the sugar overload.

Recipe by Accredited Practising Dietitian Georgia Houston from GH Nutrition

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Freeze time: 2 hours

Makes 15 slices

Ingredients

1 + 1/2 cups rolled oats

1 + 1/2 cups puffed rice

1/2 cup shredded coconut

1/3 cup raw almonds, slithered

200g dried cranberries

1/2 cup almond butter

1/2 cup honey

All ingredients sourced from Market Health Food at the Fyshwick Markets.

Method

Line a 20x30cm pan with baking paper, ensuring that the paper extends above the edges of the pan.

Combine oats, puffed rice, coconut, almonds and dried cranberries in a medium mixing bowl.

Place almond butter and honey in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until mixture is combined. Add to dry mixture and stir well to combine.

Press mixture into pan and place in the freezer for 2 hours or until firm. When ready, cut into bars.

Georgia Houston