baked quinoa

Breakfast Bars

• Vegan & GF (no eggs or dairy). • No added sugar or oil. • Simple ingredients. • Good use for leftover quinoa. • Breakfast, snack or even dessert. • Portable for lunches and travel. • Yummy warmed with milk or yogurt   and fresh fruit.

why you'll love them

This is deliciously addicting! We ate it everyday served with cashew honey yogurt and sliced almonds until it was gone.

– 2 ripe medium-sized bananas  – 1/4 cup nut or seed butter  – 1 tsp vanilla – 1/2 cup plant-based milk – 2 tbsp ground flax  – 1 tsp baking powder – 1 tsp cinnamon – 1/4 tsp salt – 1.5 cups cooked cooled quinoa  – 1.5 cups rolled oats – 1 cup fresh blueberries or other fresh fruit


Mash the banana up in a bowl using a fork or immersion blender until it resembles a paste.



mash banana

Add the nut butter, vanilla, milk, flax, baking powder, cinnamon and salt mix until fully combined into a smooth mixture.



add wet ingredients

Add the quinoa and oats and mix well to combine. If you'd like to add any extras like nuts, chocolate chips or coconut, add those now as well.



add oats and quinoa

Gently mix in the blueberries.



add blueberries

Firmly press the mixture into the prepared baking pan and bake, uncovered for 30-35 minutes until firm.



transfer to pan & bake

Let the bars cool in the pan for an hour to allow them to firm then slice and enjoy!

Try them warmed up in a bowl with yogurt and peanut butter for a delicious breakfast or dessert.

What to Make Next

For more quinoa breakfast ideas, this 5- minute breakfast quinoa bowl is quick and easy!

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