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Homemade Healthy Granola Bars


low cal, high protein and no added sugar :)

Ingredients

1 c old fashioned oats
1/2 c protein (I used Aria Protein in vanilla)
1/2 c wheat/barley nugget cereal (I used the Grape-Nuts knock off)
1/2 t ground cinnamon
2 egg whites, beaten
1/3 c unsweetened applesauce
1/4 c sugar-free syrup
1/4 c tightly chopped hazelnuts
2 T peanut butter (I used PB2)


Instructions

-Preheat oven to 325*

-Cut parchment paper to fit the bottom of the 9in square dish or 2qt oblong Pyrex baking dish (7 in x 11 in), spray sides and bottom of dish with cooking spray.

-Mix together oats, protein, cereal, cinnamon and hazelnuts in a bowl.

-Beat with Cuisinart hand mixer the egg whites and add applesauce, syrup and peanut butter in separate bowl to mix thoroughly.

-Combine dry with wet and mix.

-Spread evenly in prepared dish

-Bake for 25-30 min, allow to cool and cut into bars.

-store in refrigerator

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Servings

12

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

per bar: 83 calories ~ 12.8 g carbs, 5.3 g protein, 1.7 g fat & 1.6g fiber