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Oatmeal Banana Bites

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Summary

These muffin-like bites use only pureed banana as a sweetener and can be prepped in just minutes. Super for on-the-go breakfast, but also a great evening snack! Not to mention, the fiber in the oatmeal and bananas will keep you satiated and energized.

Yields12 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time14 minsTotal Time29 mins

Ingredients

 1 cup organic rolled oats
 1 cup organic oat flour
 1 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
 ¼ tsp salt (optional)
 ¼ tsp nutmeg (freshly grated, or ground. +1/4 tsp as desired)
 1 cup banana (overripe, pureed)
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 3 tbsp chocolate chips (Fair Trade, vegan, optional)

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2

In a mixing bowl combine the oats, oat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, sea salt, and nutmeg.

3

Stir through until well combined.

4

Add the banana, vanilla extract, and chocolate chips (if using) to the dry mixture, and stir through until combined.

5

Using a cookie scoop, place 2-tablespoon mounds of batter onto the prepared baking sheet.

6

Bake for 13–14 minutes, until just warm to the touch and light golden on top.

7

Remove from the oven and let cool on the pan for a minute, then transfer to a wire rack to cool further.

8

Enjoy warm, chilled or at room temperature!

Chef's Notes

DIY oat flour You can make your own oat flour by finely grinding rolled oats.

Recipe courtesy of Plant-Powered Families by Dreena Burton adapted for WHOLE Life Club (WLC)

Ingredients

 1 cup organic rolled oats
 1 cup organic oat flour
 1 tsp baking powder
 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
 ¼ tsp salt (optional)
 ¼ tsp nutmeg (freshly grated, or ground. +1/4 tsp as desired)
 1 cup banana (overripe, pureed)
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 3 tbsp chocolate chips (Fair Trade, vegan, optional)

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2

In a mixing bowl combine the oats, oat flour, baking powder, cinnamon, sea salt, and nutmeg.

3

Stir through until well combined.

4

Add the banana, vanilla extract, and chocolate chips (if using) to the dry mixture, and stir through until combined.

5

Using a cookie scoop, place 2-tablespoon mounds of batter onto the prepared baking sheet.

6

Bake for 13–14 minutes, until just warm to the touch and light golden on top.

7

Remove from the oven and let cool on the pan for a minute, then transfer to a wire rack to cool further.

8

Enjoy warm, chilled or at room temperature!

Oatmeal Banana Bites