No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Fudge Bars

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Bored of eating the regular everyday boring oatmeal for breakfast? Try this fantastic No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Fudge Bars recipe that will add a lot of excitement to your morning breakfast. You’ll never be able to believe how soft and chewy these bars turn out. You can also eat these healthy breakfast bars any time of the day other than just having them for breakfast. They also serve as a post or pre-workout healthy snack or as a dessert after a meal. The ingredients used in this recipe are healthier like coconut sugar instead of the white sugar and coconut oil in the place of butter. Wholesome ingredients help you give an instant boost in energy without spiking your blood sugar. These bars can be easily converted to vegan if you substitute the regular chocolate chips with vegan ones. If you want to make them gluten-free, just use oats that are gluten-free. The versatility and flexibility of this healthy oat bars recipe are what makes it easy to serve for people with specific food needs. Also, these bars are perfect indulgence if you want everyone to snack on them at a picnic or potluck. If you want to cut out even the coconut sugar, you can simply use maple syrup and mashed banana to add the natural sweetness to these bars. The mashed banana not only adds a natural sweetness but also great for cutting down the extra calories in these healthy breakfast bars.

Oatmeal is a superfood because it has the right carbohydrates your body needs and it has the natural ability to lower the cholesterol rate in the body. It is full of fiber and keeps you feeling full for a longer time and subsides the cravings. It is also low in saturated fats with zero cholesterol, sodium and sugar which is why it makes for a perfect breakfast option.

You can also add any other whole-grains like quinoa or puffed brown rice to this recipe along with oats. Add your choice of veggies like grated carrots or zucchini, any seasonal or even frozen fruit to the bars to fill up the nutrition even more. You can also add your favourite spices like cinnamon or nutmeg or even pumpkin pie spice for their anti-oxidant properties. It’s best to stick to using dark chocolate chips with at least seventy percent or more cacao in them to maximize the benefits of dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is a good source of antioxidants that fight free radicals to some extent that cause cancer and other illnesses. Additionally, dark chocolate has iron and magnesium that help fight low energy levels and combats lethargic feeling. To this recipe, you can add different types of nuts like pecans, almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews or seeds like sunflower seeds, hemp, chia or pumpkin seeds, etc. If you like raisins and cranberries you can throw some into these bars that add to the nutrition. You can customize the taste and make these bars your signature recipe.

Thank you to Chelsea at the Chelsea's Messy Apron food blog for sharing with us this nutritious and healthy No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Fudge Bars recipe. Chelsea promotes eating healthy and loves educating about healthy eating on her blog. Check out her website for more healthy baking recipes and other interesting recipes that are super fun to make. This scrumptious Oat Bars recipe is easy and healthy for all oat lovers and will brighten up your morning breakfast in a way you’ve never imagined. Make a batch of these yummy oat bars for your family and friends today!

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