Homemade muesli bars

Font Size:

Shop-bought muesli bars often have a lot of hidden sugars and salts, so why not try making your own. It isn’t that difficult and you can add whatever you want.

Ingredients

  • 115g rolled oats
  • 40g oat bran
  • 40g sunflower seeds
  • 50g flour
  • 100g dried fruit of your choice, coarsely chopped
  • 40g coarsely chopped nuts (pistachios have a great flavour)
  • 2 tablespoons toasted wheat germ
  • 90ml apple juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons soft brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
     

Method
Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper, leaving an overhang to make it easier to remove the bars when cooked. Toast the oats and the oat bran in the oven for about 10 minutes. Once toasted, place in a large bowl and add the nuts, sunflower seeds, flour, wheat germ, cinnamon and dried fruit.

In a small saucepan, combine the apple juice concentrate, brown sugar and honey and stir over a medium heat until sugar has dissolved. Pour the syrup over the oat mixture, stirring to coat.

Spoon the mixture into the baking tray and with a large spatula (or damp hands) press the mixture down until even. Bake for 20 minutes or until firm. Using the overhang, lift the cake from the tray and place on a wire rack to cool. Once cool, you can drizzle with natural yogurt or dark chocolate, then cut into 12 bars and store in an airtight container.

Join YourLifeChoices today
and get this free eBook!

Join
By joining YourLifeChoices you consent that you have read and agree to our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy

1 Comments

Total Comments: 1
  1. 0
    0

    You do realize that there are 4 items of sugar in this recipe ? Honey ,apple juice concentrate and dried fruit are all forms of sugar which when combined with the brown sugar makes this a very sweet option. Are you kidding about the hidden sugar comment ??


FACEBOOK COMMENTS



SPONSORED LINKS

continue reading

COVID-19

Intensive care during COVID like a 'delirium factory', study finds

An international study of COVID-19 treatments has found patients admitted to intensive care early in the pandemic were treated by...

Fitness

The surprising health and fitness benefits of golf

Recently, many have had to rely on walking or virtual fitness classes to keep going with their favourite sports and...

Finance

Five smart moves for empty nesters

So, the kids have moved out, your home is finally yours again and you have ascended to the rank of...

Lifestyle

Why you turn down the radio when you're trying to park your car?

When you're looking for a destination, you might need to cut down the volume. Shutterstock Simon Lilburn, University of Melbourne...

Technology

Why we can expect smarter healthcare in 2021 and other tech trends

With last year dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic and much the same expected for 2021, it is unsurprising that healthcare...

Mental Health

Drug trial offers rare hope on Alzheimer's disease

There is finally a glimmer of hope in the fight against Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, which affects...

Pets

How the pandemic has turbocharged the pet care industry

Pet care is a big business, and the pandemic has made it bigger. An Animal Medicines Australia report says Australians...

Travel News

Australian government divided on lifting overseas travel ban

The federal government is divided about when international air travel will recommence for Australians, as consumers signal their intent to...

LOADING MORE ARTICLE...