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Almond Carrot Breakfast Bar

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Wake up to a nutritious and satisfying start with our wholesome Almond Carrot Breakfast Bar—a delightful fusion of flavours and textures that nourishes your body and fuels your day. Crafted with a medley of wholesome ingredients, this breakfast bar not only tantalizes your taste buds but also provides a wealth of health benefits to kickstart your morning on the right note.

At the heart of our breakfast bar lies the creamy richness of almond milk and almond butter, a powerhouse combination brimming with protein, healthy fats, and essential vitamins and minerals. Alternatively, you can opt for your favourite nut butter—be it peanut, sunflower, or any other variety—to suit your taste preferences while still reaping the nutritional rewards. These nutty ingredients not only lend a delectable flavour but also offer sustained energy and satiety to keep you feeling satisfied throughout the morning.

Complementing the nutty base is the natural sweetness of mashed banana and maple syrup, providing a wholesome alternative to refined sugars. Bananas are rich in potassium and fibre, promoting heart health and aiding digestion, while maple syrup adds a touch of indulgent sweetness with a lower glycemic index compared to traditional sweeteners, helping to stabilize blood sugar levels and prevent energy crashes.

Adding a vibrant burst of colour and nutrition, grated carrots are incorporated into the mix, offering a rich source of beta-carotene, vitamins, and antioxidants that support vision, immune function, and overall well-being. Ground flaxseed meal contributes a boost of omega-3 fatty acids and fibre, promoting heart health, digestive regularity, and inflammation reduction, while rolled oats and whole wheat flour provide complex carbohydrates for sustained energy release and satiety.

To enhance the flavour profile, a medley of aromatic spices—including cinnamon and nutmeg—infuse the breakfast bar with warmth and depth, tantalizing the senses and adding a comforting touch reminiscent of homemade baking. Raisins offer natural sweetness and a chewy texture, while walnuts and pumpkin seeds provide a satisfying crunch and a dose of heart-healthy fats, protein, and essential minerals.

Our Almond Carrot Breakfast Bar is more than just a morning treat—it’s a nourishing powerhouse packed with wholesome ingredients and bursting with flavour. With each bite, you’ll embark on a journey of wellness and vitality, fueling your body with the nutrients it needs to thrive throughout the day.

Almond Carrot Breakfast Bar

Danielle MedinaDanielle Medina
Simple but very delicious bar, quick to prepare, enjoyed by the whole family. Full of whole ingredients that keep you full until lunchtime.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 16 servings

Ingredients
  

  • ¼ cup almond milk
  • ½ cup almond butter or nut butter of your choice, peanut, sunflower etc.
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ cup banana mashed, about ½ a banana
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup carrot grated
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed (linseed) meal
  • cups rolled oats
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ cup raisens
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  • Line an 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the ingredients up to the flaxseed meal and mix well.
  • Add the remaining ingredients, except the pumpkin seeds, and stir to combine and mix well.
  • Pour into the prepared baking pan and add the pumpkin seeds on top.
  • Bake for 32-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of bars comes out clean.
  • Allow it to cool completely and cut into bars. Enjoy!
Keyword Breafast bar, vegan, wfpb
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Danielle Medina
Danielle Medinahttps://www.fitnplaymama.com/
New York based Danielle Medina is a certified Food For Life educator and an advocate of holistic fitness and nutrition programs for families ready to live their best life. Through her website she offers wellness and exercise programs, plant-based nutrition coaching and cooking workshops aimed at enhancing both physical and mental health. Look for her on Instagram at: @fitnplaymama and at her website listed above.
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