Today is granola bar day. Sounds exciting, right?
Before I transitioned to making all of our own foods, granola bars were a staple around here. It IS the easiest thing to grab for breakfast & snacks & whatever other reason you would have to scarf a gran bar. But seriously, have you checked out the ingredients on those bad boys? Makes me feel illiterate just trying to read them. Talk about a wake-up call for me. The kids, however, were not quite so keen on giving those up.
Not to worry, kids. I have a solution.
Mel’s Yummy AND Healthy Gran Bar Squares
1 cup peanut butter (or other type of nut or seed butter)
1/2 cup raw, local honey
1/2 cup coconut oil (or grassfed butter)
1/4 cup cocoa powder
2 cups old-fashioned oats (NOT quick)
1 cup shredded coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup total of add-ins…
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