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Blueberry Oatmeal Bars

Snack bars high in anti-inflammatories and antioxidants

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup shredded coconut
  • ½ cup walnuts chopped
  • 2 cups oats
  • 2/3 unsweetened corn flakes
  • ¾ cup cooked lentils pureed (red lentils work well)
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup pumpkin pureed
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 ½ tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup whole flax seed
  • ¼ cup ground flax seed
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened dried cranberries
  • ½ cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg

Instructions

  1. heat the oven to 350F and in a large mixing bowl combine the coconut, walnuts and oats
  2. add the corn flakes, flax, cranberries, blueberries, cinnamon and nutmeg
  3. mix in the lentils, egg, oil, pumpkin and applesauce and combine until the mixture is sticky
  4. lightly spray a 10x15 inch cookie sheet with cooking oil and spread the mixture evenly onto the cookie sheet and lightly cut into desired size for bars
  5. bake for about 30 minutes or until lightly golden, once done wait until they’ve cooled for 15-20 minutes before completely cutting into bars