Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

You asked for it, you got it! Once a month, we'll spotlight one of Mrs. Farmer Gym’s favorite recipes.

This month: Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Bars:

1 c oats
1/4 c wheat bran*
1/2 c unsweetened applesauce
2 very ripe bananas
2 scoops protein powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 c almond milk
2 egg whites / 1/4 c egg substitute
dash of salt

*can be replaced with flax seeds or oat bran, or omitted

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease 8” round or 8”x8” square pan. In a large mixing bowl, stir dry ingredients together. Add ripe bananas and mix until well mashed. Stir in egg whites, almond milk, and applesauce. Pour into pan. Optional: sprinkle with granola to top. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until firm.

Makes 4 servings. Approximate nutrition per serving:
220 calories
1 g fat
6 g fiber
15 g protein

1 c blueberries or raspberries
1 c diced apple

Jason Harle