The Ultimate Breakfast Bars

Updated: Oct 22, 2018

Apple and Cinnamon Breakfast Bars - Caitlin Tinn Performance Nutrition

These breakfast bars are a particular favourite in my household - a super easy recipe that can be prepped at the weekend - the ULTIMATE way to start each morning!

Here's how to make them...........


190g rolled oats

65g coconut flour

80g vanilla protein powder

50g ground flaxseed

2 tbsp ground cinnamon

230g pitted medjool dates (roughly 14 dates), chopped

210g unsweetened apple sauce

85g almond butter

65g coconut oil, melted

75ml boiling water

190g raisins

2 apples, cored and grated


Preheat the oven to 180ºC and line a 20cm x 30cm rectangular cake tin with greaseproof paper. Combine the oats, coconut flour, protein powder, ground flaxseed and cinnamon in a large bowl and set aside.

Put the dates, apple sauce, almond butter, coconut oil and boiling water into a liquidiser and blend to a smooth purée. Pour into the bowl with the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Stir in the raisins and grated apple then spoon into the lined tin. Using the back of a spoon spread everything out in an even layer then bake for 30 minutes until golden brown.

Leave to cool in the tin then turn out, remove the paper and cut into rectangles. Wrap each bar individually in clingfilm and store in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Any spare bars will freeze well.

Let me know how your's turn out

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