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Blueberry Breakfast Bars

December 22, 2018
Photo by Blake Vanfield
Author Notes

Improve your heart and brain health while grabbing a delicious breakfast bar as you race off to work. Blueberries do that and these bad boys are packed with concentrated blueberry antioxidants that will make your doctor sing. Simple to make and tasty to eat, you will be tempted to snack on these all day long. —Bow Hill Blueberries

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • Makes 8-10 bars
Ingredients
  • Dry Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup Bow Hill Organic Heirloom Blueberry Powder
  • 2 tablespoons spelt flour (can substitute any flour)
  • 1/3 cup flax meal
  • 1 cup Bow Hill Organic Heirloom Dried Blueberries
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • Wet Ingredients:
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 drop almond extract
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Oil and flour a 9" x 9” baking pan.
  3. Mix the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Over medium heat, dissolve and mix the wet ingredients.
  5. Pour wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Press firmly into the baking dish.
  6. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, until lightly browned on top. The sides will pull away slightly from the edges.
  7. Let cool completely in the pan.
  8. When chilled, the entire lot can be slid out of the pan, and cut onto a cutting board to slice into bars.
  9. Store in an airtight container for up to a week.

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