Oatmeal Date Banana Bars
Dessert,  Breakfast

Sweet & Healthy Oatmeal Date Banana Bars

These oatmeal date banana bars have no flour, added sugar, or oil! This makes for a healthy, delicious recipe that we can enjoy, guilt-free.

These yummy, gooey, and filling bars are so easy to make quickly. They’ll easily help you power through your morning as they’re packed with energy-providing amino acids (yay flax!), protein, fiber, and essential vitamins.

Dates are the star of this dish. They help bind the bars together and add a gooey sweetness.

Nutritious Benefits of Dates

Dates are a true fruit superfood. They’re loaded with:

  • dietary fiber
  • antioxidants: tannins, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin
  • vitamin A
  • iron
  • potassium
  • calcium
  • manganese
  • copper
  • magnesium
  • vitamin B complex
  • vitamin K

It’s no wonder why middle-eastern countries rely on dates as a staple-food in their everyday diets. They have healing properties, provide energy, and taste so good!

Do yourself a favor, go get some dates and try this recipe for yourself. Your mind and body will thank you!

Sweet & Healthy Oatmeal Date Banana Bars

We don't need to add oil, sugar, or gluten to this one. Very easy, healthy, and delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword: Vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, healthy
Servings: 6 people

Equipment

  • food processor

Ingredients

  • 2 bananas ripe
  • 12 oz pitted dates
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp ground flax
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips (optional) non-dairy! dark is preferred
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

Instructions

  • Combine 2 bananas, 12 oz. dates, and 1 tsp vanilla in a food processor. Process until smooth.
  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl combine all ingredients and mix well with a large fork or spoon.
  • Smooth the mixture into a greased glass baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
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