Cranberry Strawberry Breakfast Bars

Cranberry Strawberry Breakfast Bars
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Cranberry Strawberry Breakfast Bars
Angelica Korth

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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15
Servings
571
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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

Total Fat
8g
11%
Sugar
16g
18%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Carbohydrate, by difference
116g
89%
Protein
11g
24%
Vitamin A, RAE
29µg
4%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin E, added
1mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
139mg
14%
Choline, total
35mg
8%
Fiber, total dietary
10g
40%
Folate, total
24µg
6%
Iron, Fe
46mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
80mg
25%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
16mg
100%
Phosphorus, P
310mg
44%
Selenium, Se
23µg
42%
Sodium, Na
254mg
17%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
6g
0%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Cranberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cranberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.