Slow Cooker Oatmeal Bars

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Slow Cooker Oatmeal Bars
Slow Cooker Oatmeal Bars
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Slow Cooker Oatmeal Bars

These bars as good as, if not better than, any energy bar you can buy in a health food store. Top with chocolate chips or shredded coconut for a candy bar effect.

10
Servings
133
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • ½ Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Teaspoon agave syrup or liquid stevia
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large banana or 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1 ½ Cup milk
  • 2 Cups rolled oats
  • ½ Cup ground flaxseed
  • 2 Teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • Dried fruit (optional)
  • Nuts (optional)
  • Shredded coconut (optional)

Directions

In a stand mixer, blend the eggs, vanilla, stevia or agave, vanilla, banana, and milk together until well blended.

In a separate bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients. Mix wet and dry together. Press mixture into slow cooker that has been lined with parchment paper, allowing extra to come up the sides. Cook on low for 8 hours. When done cooking, lift out of the slow cooker using the parchment paper.  Cut into bars and top with dried fruit, nuts, or shredded coconut if desired. 

Slow Cooker Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
8%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
1g
7%
Cholesterol
36mg
12%
Protein
6g
12%
Carbs
18g
6%
Vitamin A
31µg
3%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
4%
Vitamin C
1mg
2%
Vitamin D
0.6µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
0.2mg
1%
Vitamin K
0.7µg
0.9%
Calcium
101mg
10%
Fiber
4g
15%
Folate (food)
14µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
14µg
3%
Iron
1mg
7%
Magnesium
52mg
13%
Monounsaturated
1g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.3mg
1.4%
Phosphorus
170mg
24%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
169mg
5%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
7.7%
Sodium
181mg
8%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
7.4%
Zinc
0.8mg
5.3%

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