Walnut Breakfast Bars

Walnut Breakfast Bars
Walnut Breakfast Bars

(Can be made the day before.
Let cool & refrigerate overnight.
Warm up in the morning.)

Put:
3/4 c pitted date
1 1/2 c sliced ripe bananas
(or 1 c mashed bananas)
1 t salt
2 c water
in a blender & blend for 10 sec.
Pour in a large bowl or mixer bowl.


Add to the large bowl or mixer bowl:
(one of these whole grain flour options)
2 c wheat
OR
2 1/4 c spelt or rice
OR
2 2/3 c oat
1/2 - 1 c walnuts
(depending how much you like)
2 c rolled oats
1/4 t coriander (optional)
1/4 c pure maple syrup
& mix in a mixer or with a spatula.


Preheat oven at 350º
(bars need the oven preheated
to turn out well)

To keep the bars from sticking,
oil sides & bottom

of a 9x13 glass pan with:
1/2 t virgin coconut or olive oil

Sprinkle:

1/3 c unsweetened shredded
coconut or flakes
in the bottom of the pan.

Spoon the mixture into the pan.
Press mixture with a spatula or back of a large spoon making it thicker around the edges & thinner in the middle.

Top with:
1/4 - 1/2 c shredded coconut (1st)
1/4 - 1/2 c walnuts (2nd)

& press into the mixture.


Bake uncovered at 350º for 25 min.


After baking the 25 min.,

make 3 - 5 slits in the bars, to keep it flat.
Then continue baking 15 min. more.

Loosen the bars from the pan by going around the pan with a sharp knife between the pan & the bars.

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Cut into rectangles & serve
or cool down & refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days
or freeze.

Walnut Breakfast Bars with Knife
Walnut Breakfast Bars with Knife

Goes well with any of these:

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Cantaloupe

Canta
loupe

Grape
fruit

Bananas

Honey
dew

Banana Blends (any)

Pear
Ginger Bowl

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Bananas
Bananas
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Grapefruit
Grapefruit
Honeydew
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Lime
Fruit Bowl

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Apple
Fruit Bowl

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Oranges

Oranges
Oranges
Watermelon
Watermelon

Water
melon

Mango
Fruit Bowl

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Strawberry Banana BowlStrawberry Banana Bowl

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