Banana Walnut Protein Energy Bars
The flavors of your favorite old fashioned banana bread recipe in a sweet and healthy energizing snack.
- 1 large Ripe banana
- 1 cup Pitted dates
- 1 cup Old fashion oats
- 1/4 cup Ground flax seed or flax meal
- 2 Tablespoons Chia seeds
- 2 Tbsp Flax seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla
- 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
- 1/2 cup Chopped Walnuts
- 1/4 cup Mini chocolate chips optional
Line a 8x8 square pan with wax or parchment paper.
Place all ingredients chocolate chips in a high-powered blender or food processor, and process until the mixture forms a thick mass.
Break up the mixture, add chocolate chips and pulse a few times to distribute the chips, or simply stir in the chips.
Press the mixture into the prepared pan. You can cover the top with more paper and press an equal sized pan to roll the top with a glass to flatten completely.
Place in refrigerator until firm, mixture will be sticky and this will allow you to slice them easier. Slice into bars or squares, wrap individually with parchment paper and store the bars in the refrigerator.