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Recipe: Fruit and nut bar

Updated: 11-30-2012

Dietitian's tip: This treat is much healthier than a candy bar — count it as your sweet treat for the day.

Ingredients

Serves: 10

  • 1/2 cup quinoa flour
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup flax meal
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried figs
  • 1/4 cup buckwheat honey
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried pineapple
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

Directions

Combine all ingredients, mix well. Spread half an inch thick over a parchment-lined sheet pan. Bake at 300 F for 20 minutes. Cool completely and cut.

Nutritional Analysis per serving
  • Calories: 61
  • Total carbohydrate: 11 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Dietary fiber: 1 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Saturated fat: trace
  • Sodium: 5 mg
  • Sugars: 7 g
  • Total fat: 1 g
  • Trans fat: 0 g
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