More oats. Can you blame me? They’re just so good and so filling.
These are easy to eat on the run – perhaps in a cab on the way to work from an intense Soul Cycle class? 🙂 Or maybe thats just me.
Either way, these breakfast bars are a variation of one of my favorite superfood breakfast concoctions ever made. My coworkers absolutely love these, mostly because of the health factor and the fact that they taste absolutely delish. You can have a 2×2 inch square and be full for breakfast because they’re loaded with so many nutrient dense superfoods. I chose to make these in a muffin tin so that they are perfectly portioned and easy to throw into a Ziploc bag in the morning.
You can make a batch of these and freeze them and they will last for weeks but they’re better warm or at room temp, so make sure you take them out of the freezer the night before you want them.
- 2 cups of old fashioned oats
- 1 cup of silvered almonds
- 4 tablespoons agave
- 1/2 cup of whole almonds
- 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil
- 2 teaspoons cinnamnom
- 2 very ripe bananas – the more ripe, the better!
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1 scoop whey protein or any type of protein you like
More ingredients: (Topping)
- 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
- 1/2 cup silvered almonds
- 2 cups of raspberries – or whatever fruit you’d like! Blueberries are also good!
- 1/2 cup of almond milk
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- Preheat oven to 350. Spray a muffin tin quickly or grease with coconut oil.
- Add all of the “base” ingredients to a food processor or Vitamix. Blend until a creamy consistency forms. This could take a few minutes until the mixture is blended well.
- Scoop the mixture into the muffin tin. This recipe should make at least 12 breakfast cups.
- Bake for 10 minutes.
- While they’re baking, combine the ingredients for the topping in a medium bowl.
- Once the timer for the base goes off, add the toppings to each cup.
- Bake for an additional 15 minutes. Let cool before eating.
I could see these being really good with some added nuts – pistachios will be my next addition! Also, almost any berry would work. Blackberries, you’re next 🙂
What other type of berry would you use?