Thursday, April 30, 2015

Easy Dark Chocolate Coconut Granola Bars

Whenever Tom and I go on vacation, I tend to eat a whole lot of “whatever the heck I want”. You can be sure to find us sampling everything from sweet treats to local brews. Thankfully, calories don't count when your on vacation. If only right? In an attempt to keep our eating habits somewhat healthy, I like to pack homemade snacks. And our trip to Canada called for something extra special…
Dark Chocolate and Coconut Oatmeal Bars

If you’re looking for something sweet to eat that’s also healthy and filling, then these are for you. Coconut Oil replaces butter. Rolled Oats and Whole Wheat Flour keep you full and give you fuel. Plus some good dark chocolate to curb that sweet tooth.  

2½ cups old fashioned oats
2 eggs
1 cup flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup melted coconut oil
1 tbsp vanilla extract
1 tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
10 oz dark chocolate chips 

recipe adapted from halfbakedharvest

Set oven to 350 degrees 
Line a 9X13 pan with parchment paper 
Mix all ingredients 
Flatten mixture evenly into baking pan 
Bake for 25-30 minutes 

These are perfect for snacking and breakfast on-the-go. 
Plus they are Husband approved.

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