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Paleo Breakfast Bars: Banana Walnut (fruit only sweetened)

Posted on Jun 24, 2014 | 2 comments

Paleo Breakfast Bars: Banana Walnut (fruit only sweetened)

Paleo Breakfast Bars: Banana Walnut


Very reminiscent of banana nut bread, these Banana Walnut Paleo Breakfast Bars are perfect to have around when you need a quick, portable paleo snack. They are easy to pack into lunches, can double as a breakfast bar, and kids universally love them.

 

Packed with nuts, seeds and fruit, they are an ideal snack for athletes or anyone in need of a carbohydrate energy boost. They’re just the thing when you want a little paleo sweet treat.

 

These Banana Walnut Paleo Breakfast Bars are a quick, easy, fool-proof paleo energy bar recipe, great to boost your confidence in the paleo baking arena. Super fast to whip up in either a food processor or a Vitamix.

 

New to paleo baking? Try this recipe out to boost your confidence. You can do this!


Paleo Breakfast Bars: Banana Walnut

  • Prep time:  25 minutes
  • Cook time:  20 minutes
  • Servings:  16 – 2″squares

 

  • 2 eggsPaleo_Breakfast_Bars_Banana_Walnut
  • 2 medium, ripe bananas
  • 1/3 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup any pureed fruit (I used pineapple), or any fruit-only sweetened jam
  • 1/2 cup ground golden flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 cup dried currants or raisins
  • 1 cup dried pitted dates, or prunes, or figs
  • 1 cup raw walnuts
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 TBS. tapioca starch or arrowroot flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

 


1) Pre-heat oven to 350°.

2) Place all ingredients in a food processor or Vitamix and mix until you have a smooth, thick batter.

3) Spread batter onto an ungreased 9 x 13 baking pan, glass casserole, or whatever shallow pan you have on hand.

4) Bake for 20-25 minutes.  Allow to cool, then cut into desired size bars or squares.

 

I keep these Banana Walnut Paleo Breakfast Bars on hand, in the freezer, for a quick snack or dessert any time. I like how they taste straight out of the freezer; no defrosting needed!

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  1. Karen

    I made these delicious bars this morning! I used organic unsweetened Gravensteins applesauce as my ‘fruit purée’, arrowroot flour, and raisins as my choices for ingredients when given an option. They are substantial enough to be filling, and just sweet enough to satisfy. It took mine about 35″ in a glass baking dish and a convection oven to reach the desired brownness and texture. Thank you once again for showing me once again a creative, tasty and healthy recipe for those of us who weren’t sure there was life after Paleo!!! I am now embracing it!!

    • admin

      Go Karen go!
      There is delicious life after leaving processed foods and sugars behind!
      Great idea to use the applesauce, yum.
      Keep up the good work, and I’ll be coming to cook with you soon. 😉

      ~ Payton

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