Almond Honey Granola Bar with Blueberries & Prunes


My biggest struggle with circuit breaker is definitely having to constantly be on top of it all with the breakfast situation at home, I wake up much earlier then the boys and usually spend – at the very least 1/2 hr whipping up everyone’s hot drinks, juices and breakfast meal before I get time for myself to plan out my day, sort HBL, before jumping into morning meetings.

So with everyone staying home and knowing that breakfast is definitely a must have. I have created these convenient protein packed honey granola bars which you can make in advance and take out whenever you need a breakfast treat or even a noon time nibble. These are extremely tasty, packed with lots of dried fruits and nuts, so you get a wonderful combination of sticky chewiness and crunch. They are addictive, I have to warn you. Additionally, they are not difficult to make! So if you do make some, tag me at @athomewithsimone on Instagram, I would love to see your creative creations!

You can jazz up your own bars with variety of fruits and nuts, and if you’re looking to purchase online, do try Phoon Huat on S-Mart, Shoppee. Links below.


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[INGREDIENTS]
50g Butter
30g Fine Brown Sugar
120g Honey / Maple Syrup
1/2 Tspn Vanilla Extract
1/4 Tspn Lemon Zest
Sprinkle of Sea Salt

200g Old Fashioned Rolled Oat
50g Dried Blueberries (Redman)
40g Sliced Dried Pitted Prunes (Redman)
90g Chopped Almonds (Redman)
10g Almond Powder (Redman)
20g Pumpkin Seeds

[METHOD]

•In a large baking tray, evenly spread out oats, almonds and pumpkin seeds and bake at 180 for 15mins till slightly golden.

•In a small pot, melt butter, combine with sugar, maple, vanilla essence, lemon zest and salt. Once the sugar dissolves, remove from heat.

•Line a 8×8 baking tray with aluminium foil.

•Combine melted butter sugar mixture with toasted oats, almond powder, chopped almonds and pumpkin seeds.Once cooled add prunes, dates.

•After combined, brush foil with a thin layer of butter, press the granola mix into the lined baking tray, use a spatula to help you, press firmly and even out the surface entirely. Repeat this till you get a firm even layer.

P•Refrigate for 2 – 4hrs, then remove the slab from the foil, cut into rectangular pieces / to your own liking, then store them in the fridge they can last up to a week. Enjoy these are so yummy!

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