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Cranberry Strawberry Breakfast Bars

Cranberry Strawberry Breakfast Bars

These breakfast bars are easy to make, vegan, and dairy-free. Plus, the kids will love them, too, for those mornings when it's an absolute must to have breakfast on the go. Make a double batch to enjoy throughout the week for a quick and easy snack between meals as well.

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cups brown rice syrup
  • 3/4 Cups cashew or almond butter
  • 2 Tablespoons vegan butter spread, preferably Earth Balance
  • 7 Cups brown rice cereal, preferably organic
  • 3/4 Cups dried cranberries
  • 3/4 Cups dried strawberries
  • 1/2 Cup pumpkin or sunflower seeds (optional)
  • 1 Teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

In a medium-sized saucepan, heat the syrup, almond butter, and butter spread over low heat until well incorporated. In a large bowl, mix the dry ingredients together. Combine the wet and dry mixture and stir to coat well.

Using wet hands, spread the cereal mixture in a 9-inch square baking pan. Press down firmly, ensuring evenness. Place the bars in the freezer for about 1 hour. Cut the mixture into bars. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutritional Facts
Servings15
Calories Per Serving179
Total Fat9g13%
Sugar14gN/A
Saturated0.9g4.7%
Protein3g6%
Carbs24g8%
Vitamin A0.1µgN/A
Vitamin C4mg7%
Vitamin E3mg16%
Vitamin K0.5µg0.6%
Calcium63mg6%
Fiber2g8%
Folate (food)10µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)10µg2%
Iron3mg14%
Magnesium41mg10%
Monounsaturated5gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg14%
Phosphorus73mg10%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium149mg4%
Riboflavin (B2)0.4mg25.7%
Sodium17mg1%
Sugars, added10gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg12.5%
Zinc0.7mg4.9%