Healthy Banana Flapjacks 

These flapjacks are the perfect healthy snack or breakfast on the go.  Slightly crunchy on the outside, and soft and a bit chewy on the inside.  The banana peanut butter one is a delicious combinations of flavours and so moreish.  While the chocolate one is rich and bittersweet.

They have no refined sugar so they’re much healthier than sugary store-bought flapjacks.  And the oats keep you full for hours.  They’re an easy way to sneak fruit into kids (or grown ups!).  The peanut butter one has extra protein, iron and healthy fat from the peanut butter.  While the chocolate one is a great excuse to eat chocolate for breakfast and still be healthy!

They take only a few minutes to prepare, which is great for busy parents, and kids love them.  They’re easy to make too so kids can help out.  They’re also good for nursing moms because oats help to boost milk supply.  And we get hungry a lot and need quick snacks!

There are so many combinations you can try and I’ll post more recipes soon, but for now here are these two recipes.

Banana and peanut butter flapjacks

Ingredients:

2 ripe bananas

150ml soya milk or other plant milk

3 tbsp unsweetened peanut butter

1 tbsp maple syrup

250g oats (gluten free if required)

Pinch of sea salt (optional)

How it’s made:

Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

Line a baking tin with greaseproof paper.

Blend the bananas, milk, peanut butter and maple syrup in a blender until smooth.

Mix the oats and salt in a large bowl.

Add the banana mixture to the bowl and mix thoroughly.

Press mixture into the baking tin evenly.

Bake for 20 minutes until lightly golden on top.

Slice into rectangles and eat warm or at room temperature.

 

Chocolate banana flapjacks

Ingredients:

2 ripe bananas

150ml soya milk or other plant milk

1 tbsp maple syrup

1 tsp vanilla essence

250g oats (gluten free if required)

Pinch of salt (optional)

3 tbsp unsweetened cacao powder


How it’s made:

Blend the bananas, milk, maple syrup and vanilla essence in a blender until smooth.

Mix the oats, salt and cacao powder in a large bowl.

Add the banana mixture to the bowl and mix thoroughly.

Press mixture into the baking tin evenly.

Bake for 20 minutes.

Slice into rectangles and eat warm or at room temperature.

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