Ingredients

  • 1½ cups mashed ripe bananas
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups quick oats (certified gluten free if needed)
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ¾ cup sweetened, dried cherries
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup shredded almonds
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a 9×13” baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mash ripe bananas until smooth. Add vanilla and oats and mix well.
  3. In a food processor, pulse the walnuts and cherries on low until they are roughly chopped. Add to the banana mixture.
  4. Add sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, almonds, and cinnamon.
  5. Mix well until everything is combined evenly.
  6. Pour mixture into the baking dish and press until evenly distributed.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, then cool completely on a rack.
  8. If you are in a hurry, you can place them in the freezer for about 15 minutes, then cut them into bars.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 200 (100 from fat)
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Carbohydrate 19g (4g dietary fiber, 5g sugar)
Protein 6g

 

 

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