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EASIEST HEALTHIEST SNACKS! GRANOLA (BARS?)

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Do you want a quick, easy, healthy snack?!!?

Hey, shut up for a second and listen to me, because I have your answer!

Make this granola!!

It can even be put into bars! Maybe! I don’t CARE!

INGREDIENTS!!!

INGREDIENTS!!!

LET’S GET TO IT! YOU WON’T BELIEVE HOW EASY THESE ARE. READ ON TO LEARN MORE.

Ingredients!

  • Rolled Oats!
  • Sunflower Seeds!
  • Almonds!
  • Almond Butter!!
  • Dried Fruit! I used dried cranberries and cherries.
  • PITTED DATES!! Chopped!
  • Flax seeds!!!! Healthy!
  • Cacao nibs!! SUPERFOOD!!
  • HONEY!!! REAL LOCAL HONEY!!!
  • SEA SALT! I USED CELTIC SEA SALT!!
  • Olive oil!

Here are all the ingredients. Now, I am sure you want to know about the measurements…

I DID NOT MEASURE A SINGLE THING!!

JUST THROW EVERYTHING IN A BOWL, MIX, PUT ON WAX PAPER, PUT IN OVEN, AND YOU’RE FINISHED! YOU’RE WELCOME!!!!

A HUGE bag of oats. DUMP IT ALL IN!

A HUGE bag of oats. DUMP IT ALL IN!

ALMONDS! How many? IT DOESNT MATTER!!!

ALMONDS! How many? IT DOESNT MATTER!!!

SUNFLOWER SEEDS! THOSE ARE HEALTHY, RIGHT?!

SUNFLOWER SEEDS! THOSE ARE HEALTHY, RIGHT?!

CHOCOLATE! THE HEALTHY KIND!!

CHOCOLATE! THE HEALTHY KIND!!

Two bags of dried fruit. Both in one hand, because I'm a professional.

Two bags of dried fruit. Both in one hand, because I’m a professional.

DRIED FRUIT! IN YOU GO!!

DRIED FRUIT! IN YOU GO!!

Beautiful so far.

Beautiful so far.

Oh, you have to actually use some culinary skills here? I'm sooooooo sorry!

Oh, you have to actually use some culinary skills here? I’m sooooooo sorry!

CHOP UP THOSE DATES!

CHOP UP THOSE DATES!

This isn't Indiana Jones. There are no bad dates.

This isn’t Indiana Jones. There are no bad dates.

ALMOND BUTTER! We need something wet to bind everything together. Do I have to explain everything?!?!

ALMOND BUTTER! We need something wet to bind everything together. Do I have to explain everything?!?!

HONEY! LOTS OF IT!! WHY NOT?!?!

HONEY! LOTS OF IT!! WHY NOT?!?!

CELTIC SEA SALT. Seriously, I do NOT mess around when it comes to salt. Celtic is very crunchy with a lovely salt taste. The texture is important here. DO AS I SAY!!

CELTIC SEA SALT. Seriously, I do NOT mess around when it comes to salt. Celtic is very crunchy with a lovely salt taste. The texture is important here. DO AS I SAY!!

Mixxxxxxxxxxxxx! Looks a little dry. Should we have measured things? NOOOO! KEEP ADDING THINGS UNTIL IT FEELS RIGHT!!!

Mixxxxxxxxxxxxx!
Looks a little dry. Should we have measured things? NOOOO! KEEP ADDING THINGS UNTIL IT FEELS RIGHT!!!

ALMOST FORGOT THE FLAX SEEDS. HEALTHY POOPS!!

ALMOST FORGOT THE FLAX SEEDS. HEALTHY POOPS!!

STILL TOO DRY! ADD MORE HONEY! AND ALMOND BUTTER!! AND THE REST OF THE CHOCOLATE BECAUSE CHOCOLATE!!!!!!!!

STILL TOO DRY! ADD MORE HONEY! AND ALMOND BUTTER!! AND THE REST OF THE CHOCOLATE BECAUSE CHOCOLATE!!!!!!!!

Turn on oven. How hot?? I don't know! 241 because who cares!!!

Turn on oven. How hot?? I don’t know! 241 because who cares!!!

And then I sprinkled cayenne pepper and cinnamon because I'm awesome. ONLY DO THIS STEP IF YOU KNOW YOU ARE TRULY AWESOME!!!

And then I sprinkled cayenne pepper and cinnamon because I’m awesome. ONLY DO THIS STEP IF YOU KNOW YOU ARE TRULY AWESOME!!!

WAX PAPER. BAKING SHEET! We want it to be toasted!! Because that TASTES BETTER!

WAX PAPER. BAKING SHEET! We want it to be toasted!! Because that TASTES BETTER!

THERE THEY ARE! In my oven. With my cast iron because THAT'S WHERE I KEEP IT!!!

THERE THEY ARE! In my oven. With my cast iron because THAT’S WHERE I KEEP IT!!!

THEY WERE DELICIOUS! AND HEALTHY!!

And I’m eating some right now.

You’re welcome.

How do YOU make your granola snacks?

One thought on “EASIEST HEALTHIEST SNACKS! GRANOLA (BARS?)

  1. Discover healthy granola bar and energy bar on 8amonline.com. Using healthy ingredients such as nuts, dried fruit and whole grains makes you healthy @ http://8amonline.com/product-type/nutrition-bars

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