Thursday, August 9, 2012

Vegan Oat Bars with Chocolate Nibs

  • 1 banana (mashed)
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 cup cocoa nibs
  • 2/3 cup nuts or coconut or vegan chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups rolled oats
-Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8 inch pan. Begin by mashing your banana in a small bowl. Add in the canola oil, vanilla and honey and mix all of these ingredients well. -In a larger bowl, mix the dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon and oats). -Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix (do not over mix). Add the cocoa nibs and nuts, chips or whatever, and stir a few times -Bake in oven for about 20-25 minutes. Cool before cutting