Tuesday, November 18, 2008
With finals fast approaching, I am in search of healthy snacks that transport well. I saw a recipe for grape-nut snack bars and thought that might fill the need. The recipe is from the Healthy Heart Handbook (why is that not a surprise) but I first found the recipe online here. I didn't have raisins so I added dried cranberries instead.
Here I am mixing it all up:
Zoey keeps an eye on me from above:
Into the oven for 35 minutes:
Out of the oven:
Oh, did I mention that I added vegan chocolate chips to one corner? I was just curious to see if that would make it better - it did.
This is the only corner that I ate because the consistency just was not what I was expecting. It was a little too chewy so not my perfect snack bar. I will note that the rest of the bars were gone within 2 days though, so it may have just been me that was not crazy about these.