Delicious Mango & Coconut Granola Bars

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Mango & Coconut Granola Bars

During these colder months of the year, it’s important to stay fuelled up and eat enough calories and nutrients to stave off the cold. This is the perfect recipe to keep you healthy. This granola bar is completely dairy free and natural. Full of good sugars, complex carbs and healthy fibre. Make a batch, wrap some up, put them in a bag and get through your days at work! 

Ingredients:

  • 100g whole oats
  • 50g almonds
  • 25g desiccated Coconut
  • 2 tbsp of maple sirup
  • 50g of dried mango
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 tbsp of melted coconut oil + 1/2 for the form a dash of vanilla powder
  • a dash of salt

Recipe:

1. Preheat your oven to 175C

2. Chop the almonds and the dried mango into little pieces using either a knife or a food processor. Then place in a large bowl

3. Add the oats, the desiccated coconut, salt and vanilla powder into the bowl and mix well.

4. On the stove on low heat, melt the coconut oil.

5. Mash the banana using a fork and whisk the mashed banana, melted coconut oil and maple sirup together in a bowl

6. Add the wet ingredients into the large bowl with the dry ingredients and mix well until everything sticks together.

7. Now line a small square oven proof tin with baking paper und brush with the remaining 1/2 tbsp of coconut oil.

8. Add the mix for the granola bars into the tin and press it down evenly. Make sure you press it down really well. Take about 1 minute to do so. The denser the bars are the better everything will hold together.

9. Place into the oven and bake for 10-15 mins.

10. Let them cool down completely, preferably in the fridge. Then take them out of the form and slice carefully using a sharp knife.


Recipe via AboutThatFood