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Greek Yogurt Bars
August 6, 2019

A whole food protein bar that you can enjoy as dessert, a wholesome snack, or an on-the-go breakfast. Packed with healthy fats, fibre, protein, and volume from the juicy berries, this vibrant recipe is nutritious and tast.

How do these bars fit The Fundamental Four?

  • PROTEIN: Greek or Skyr yogurt
  • FIBRE: oats, mixed berries
  • HEALTHY FATS: flaxseed, almond butter
  • VOLUME: mixed berries

PS: if you are unsure what the "Fundamental Four" refers to, click here for a free resource to help you understand the Fundamental Four and why we plan our meals using this strategy!



It is fun to make homemade almond butter if you have the patience, and a powerful food processor!
 

Yields:

12 Servings

Calories:
220
Fibre:
5g

Nutrition Facts

 

 

Protein: 10g

 

Fat: 11g

 

Carbohydrates: 23g

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (100g) pitted dates
  • 2 cups (160g) oats
  • 3/4 cup (185g) almond butter 
  • 4 Tbsp (30g) ground flax seeds
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups (250g) Greek or Skyr yogurt
  • 1 cup (140g) frozen mixed berries

Directions:

  1. Stew the frozen berries by adding them to a small sauce pan on medium heat until the berries have thawed and the juices are released.
  2. In a food processor or powerful blender, blend the dates until a thick paste forms. 
  3. Add the oats, cinnamon, flax, and almond butter to the dates and blend until combined, scraping down the sides as needed.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a parchment lined baking sheet/pan pressing down to create a firm base.
  5. Spread the Greek/Skyr yogurt over the base covering evenly.
  6. Place the berries on top of the yogurt in small patches and use a knife or fork to swirl into the yogurt.
  7. Place in the freezer and let set for 1-2 hours, or until the bars are solid enough to cut. 
  8. Let thaw for 5 minutes, cut into 12 squares and enjoy!


To add the recipe to your MyFitnessPal tracking search "Vitality Nutrition Greek Yogurt Bars" in the App

We slightly adapted these bars from Sadia at Pick Up Limes. She created a video with 3 simple breakfast ideas which you will see linked below:




DID YOU TRY THE RECIPE?

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