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Crunchy or chewy, heart-healthy oatmeal bars make a great snack or quick breakfast for all the family, especially when you don’t have much time. Even better, you can pack them with dried fruit, nuts and seeds and even chocolate. They are also a fantastic replacement for sweets and other unhealthy snacks.

Health benefits of oats:
•Packed with important vitamins, minerals and antioxidants,
•High in fibre and protein,
•Helps lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels,
•Provides protection against skin irritation and reduced constipation,
•Are very filling and have many properties that should make them a weight loss food

Oatmeal bars recipe:
2.5 cups all-purpose flour
2.5 cups quick cooking oats
0.5 cups brown sugar
0.5 cups regular sugar
1.25 cups oil
2 eggs
0.5 teaspoon baking soda
0.5 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 cup dark chocolate chips

Grease and line a 10 inch square cake tin and pre-heat oven to 200 C,
Place all-purpose flour, oats, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and chocolate chips in a bowl and mix well
Add the eggs and oil and mix well but make sure it’s still sticky
Spread over the baking sheet in the cake tin and flatten
Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a skewer inserted comes out clean
NB: Brown sugar can be substituted with honey or agave syrup in the ration of 1:2 sugar to honey

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Serving suggestions:
Allow to cool, remove from the cake tin then cut into 2 inch squares and serve.

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