No-Bake Granola Bars
These easy-to-prepare bars provide quick protein and can be packed in a lunchbox or backpack for later. Kamut is an ancient variety of high-protein wheat that can be found at some supermarkets, health food stores, and online.
Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 40 minutes
- 1¼ cups rolled oats
- ½ cup puffed kamut or quinoa
- ¼ cup whole-wheat flour
- 2 Tbsp. natural almond butter
- ¼ cup ground flaxseed
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- ⅛ tsp. ground nutmeg
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 2 Tbsp. unsweetened applesauce
- ¼ cup honey
- 1 tsp. molasses
- In a medium mixing bowl, combine oats, puffed kamut or quinoa, and whole-wheat flour. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
- Press into an 8" × 8" baking dish. Freeze for 30 minutes or until firm.
- Cut into bars and store in airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to eat or pack.