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Recipe: Fruit and nut barBy Mayo Clinic staff
Original Article: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/fruit-and-nut-bar/RE12366
Dietitian's tip: This treat is much healthier than a candy bar — count it as your sweet treat for the day.
- 1/2 cup quinoa flour
- 1/2 cup oats
- 1/4 cup flax meal
- 1/4 cup wheat germ
- 1/4 cup chopped almonds
- 1/4 cup dried apricots
- 1/4 cup chopped dried figs
- 1/4 cup buckwheat honey
- 1/4 cup chopped dried pineapple
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
Combine all ingredients, mix well. Spread half an inch thick over a parchment-lined sheet pan. Bake at 300 F for 20 minutes. Cool completely and cut.
Nutritional analysis per serving
|Serving size: 1 bar|
|Total fat||1 g||Total carbohydrate||11 g|
|Saturated fat||trace||Dietary fiber||1 g|
|Trans fat||0 g||Sugars||7 g|
|Monounsaturated fat||0.5 g||Protein||2 g|
|Sweets, desserts and other carbohydrates||1|