Are you in search for a grab and go breakfast idea that is nutritious too? Here is an easy recipe packed full of nutrition that takes minutes to make.
No-Bake Breakfast Bars
1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1 cup unsweetened puffed rice cereal
1 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup unsalted roasted peanuts
1/2 cup unsalted shelled sunflower seeds
1/4 cup chia seeds
3/4 cup unsalted peanut butter
1/2 cup mild honey
1 tsp vanilla extract
Line a 7x11 or 9x9-inch baking dish with aluminum foil, leaving a 1-inch overhang along each long side. Mix 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats, 1 cup unsweetened puffed rice cereal (preferably brown rice), 1 cup dried cranberries, 1/2 cup unsalted roasted peanuts, 1/2 cup unsalted shelled sunflower seeds and 1/4 cup chia seeds in large bowl. Combine 3/4 cup unsalted peanut butter and 1/2 cup mild honey in small saucepan; stir over low heat until blended and smooth. Stir in 1 tsp vanilla extract. Add to oat mixture; mix well. Scrape into prepared baking dish; press firmly into an even layer. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight. Use foil overhang to transfer bars to a cutting board. Cut into 18 bars. Bars will keep, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
Yield: 18 (2 1/4x2-inch) bars. Per serving: Calories: 190. Total fat: 10 grams. Saturated fat: 1.5 grams. Cholesterol: 0 milligrams. Sodium: 0 milligrams. Carbohydrates: 22 grams. Fiber: 3 grams. Sugars: 12 grams. Protein: 5 grams