Quinoa Breakfast Bars

4.6 from 15 reviews

A grab ‘n go breakfast that’s tasty and a cinch to make, without all of the added sugar found in store bought bars.


  • 1 c whole wheat flour (or chickpea flour to make GF)
  • 1.5 c cooked quinoa
  • 2 c oats
  • 1/2 c nuts, chopped
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 2/3 c peanut butter
  • 1/2 c honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 c applesauce (or mashed banana)
  • 1tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt (if desired)
  • 1/3 c craisins
  • 1/3 c chocolate chips (optional)


  1. Combine quinoa, applesauce, vanilla, eggs, peanut butter and honey in a small bowl and mix well.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and stir until just mixed.
  3. Spoon into a greased 9×13 pan and bake at 375 for 20 min or until golden brown.
  4. Let cool and cut into bars.
  5. Store in the refrigerator.

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