Date Bars (Makes ~16 squares)

(Adapted from recipe found on Yummly at https://www.yummly.com/recipe/Date-Bars-1406325 ) In my blog entitled, “So you want to increase your fibre?”, I discussed how you can adjust the fibre in recipes by switching from refined flours to whole grain flour. I have changed this date bar recipe originally found on Yummly website as an example of …

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Overnight Oats

(estimate: 9g fibre and 13g protein per serving **Not including topping such as fruit/granola) Prep time: 5 min if overnight                    10 min if made hot sameday Ingredients: 125ml rolled oats 1 tbsp chia seeds 2 tbsp natural peanut butter (or alternative) 125ml water **Optional topping – Fruit or granola Instructions: Combine water, rolled …

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Nut-free cranberry & date energy bites (Makes ~25 bites)

(estimated for 3 bites: 345 calories, 6g fibre, 7g protein) Preparation time: 20 min Ingredients: 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/3 cup of your favourite roasted seeds (I mixed salted sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds together as I like a little sweet and salty) 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup chopped pitted dates Handful of …

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