Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Breakfast Bars

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Holy wholesome whole grain! Sweet, soft chewy goodness! These breakfast bars are positively packed with fiber and protein rich ingredients like oats, flax seeds, quinoa, egg whites and, of course, apples.

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2 cup
quick cooking oats
1 cup
cooked and cooled quinoa
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 cup
ground flax seed
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 cup
maple syrup
1/2 cup
unsweetened applesauce
2 tbsp
almond butter or other nut butter
1 tsp
vanilla
1 cup
chopped apples (about ¼ inch pieces)
1/2 cup
chopped pecans

Instructions

1
Preheat your oven to 350°F. Line a 9x9 in. square baking pan with parchment paper and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
2
In a large bowl, combine the oats, quinoa, baking powder, flax seed, and cinnamon and stir until evenly distributed.
3
In another bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, applesauce, Bob Evans 100% liquid egg whites, almond butter, and vanilla.
4
Pour the wet ingredients over the dry ingredients and stir until mixed thoroughly to form a thick batter. Fold in the apples and pecans. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and smooth with a spatula.
5
Bake on the center rack of the oven for 25 - 35 minutes until the bars are golden brown and firm to the touch.
6
Remove and cool completely in the pan. Slice into bars and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for several days, or freeze to keep longer.

Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Breakfast Bars

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