Chunky Monkey Oat Bars
Today we have a WINNING recipe for you so that you can WIN in your nutrition and WIN in life!
Today’s WINNING recipe to meet Coach JC’s 10 WINNING Habits is Chunky Monkey Oat Bars. Have I earned my starchy carbs? Where are my healthy fats?
2 large eggs
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup puréed or finely chopped pitted dates
1 medium banana, mashed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup rolled oats (certified gluten-free if necessary)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup dark chocolate chunks or mini morsels (certified gluten-free if necessary)
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8-inch baking dish with nonstick foil or parchment paper.
Combine eggs, peanut butter, dates, banana and vanilla in a mixing bowl. Use a hand mixer to combine until well blended. Stir in oats, baking powder and salt. Fold in chocolate chunks and nuts.
Press mixture into prepared pan. Bake 18–20 minutes, until edges are lightly browned. Cool in pan for 10 minutes; lift up foil or parchment, and cool on wire rack. Cut into 10 bars.
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