Getting through a workday without my 11am cereal bar is all but impossible. No matter what I eat breakfast never fills me up until lunch, I seem to have a crazy fast metabolism (which I am eternally thankful for, imagine what size I’d be if I didn’t!). Shop bought cereal bars or granola bars are usually my go-to, which is bad, I know, with all their unnecessary sugar and fat, but they are so convenient and tasty – Tracker bars and Nature Valley granola bars being my favourite. In my defence, every attempt at granola bars has ended in…well, granola, so shop bought it is!
A couple of weekends ago when on a mega baking kick, I wanted a little respite from all of the butter and sugar, when I found these. They are truly delicious. You don’t feel remotely short changed by the wholesome and mostly healthy ingredients. They are sweet, soft, a little chewy and they definitely feel like a treat, I’ve made two batches since discovering the recipe already! (more…)