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Recipe: Banana Oatmeal Granola bars

No refined sugar, vegan, gluten-free, and super simple: these granola bars make a perfect snack any time! And they’re easy to adapt: add ¼ cup of pumpkin or sunflower seeds, chopped dried apricots or dates, or even dark chocolate pieces.

Ingredients for the Granola bars

2 cups jumbo oats

1 cup dry coconut

1 cup nuts (almonds are particularly good !)

½ cup raisins

½ teaspoon cinnamon

1 banana

2 tablespoons coconut oil

½ cup honey

½ cup plain cashew butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F (175C).
  2. In a big bowl, mix together the oats, coconut, nuts, raisins, and cinnamon.
  3. Combine the cashew butter, honey, and coconut oil in a small saucepan. Heat over low heat until the mixture melts and you can easily stir it together.
  4. In a small bowl, smash the banana. Add the cashew butter mixture and stir.
  5. Add the honey/banana mixture to the oats and stir well.
  6. Press the mixture into a greased or nonstick cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes, just until the bars start to brown on top and around the edges.
  8. Let them cool for at least 30 minutes, cut into squares, and enjoy!

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