Post-Partum Granola Bars

Number of Servings: 16 (60g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 40 min.
Post-Partum Granola Bars

Whether you’re cooking to feed yourself or a friend who’s a new parent, these soft and chewy granola bars are quick to make and packed with nutrition. They’re an ideal, energy-boosting snack to bridge between mealtimes for nursing moms.

Tip: Brewer’s yeast is different than nutritional yeast and can be found with the natural baking products in many grocery stores.

Ingredients

  • Dry Ingredients:

    • 2 cups rolled oats
    • 1 cup whole wheat flour
    • ½ cup brown sugar
    • ½ cup wheat germ
    • ¼ cup flax seed
    • 2 Tbsp. brewer’s yeast
    • 1 tsp. cinnamon
    • ¾ tsp. salt
    • ½ cup chopped walnuts

    Wet Ingredients:

    • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
    • ½ cup vegetable oil
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Spray a 9”x13” pan with cooking spray.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the dry ingredients. Make a well in the center and add all of the wet ingredients. Mix together well.
  4. Press mix evenly into prepared pan and bake until firm and just starting to brown at the edges (30 minutes).
  5. Allow to cool until just set (5 minutes). Divide pan into 16 bars and place on a wire rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts

16 servings per container

Serving Size 60g

Amount per serving
Calories 240
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.5g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 12mg 3%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 18%
Total Sugars 6g
Includes 5g Added Sugars 8%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 5g
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 33.4mg 2%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 185mg 4%
Vitamin A 5.2mcg 0%
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0%
Vitamin E 1.6mg 15%
Vitamin K 13mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.5mg 40%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.4mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 21.8mcg 5%
Vitamin B12 0.2mcg 8%
Biotin 5.6mcg 20%
Chloride 33.6mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 0%
Phosphorus 190.2mg 15%
Iodine 3.2mcg 2%
Magnesium 74.5mg 20%
Zinc 1.7mg 20%
Selenium 6.5mcg 15%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 1.5mg 70%
Chromium 2.7mcg 8%
Molybdenum 16mcg 35%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Whole Grain Oats, Unsweetened Applesauce, Whole Wheat Flour, Soybean Oil, Brown Sugar, Walnuts, Eggs, Wheat Germ, Flax Seeds, Brewer's Yeast (dried, Inactive), Vanilla Extract, Salt, Ground Cinnamon.

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