Perky-nana Energy Bars

perky nana energy bars

These bars are the perfect pre-workout snack, the combination of banana and dark chocolate chips will give you the fuel you need to push through and smash whatever you are doing. Added bonus, these take 5 minutes to prepare and only 25 to bake…who said baking had to be hard work! 

INGREDIENTS

2 mashed bananas

1/2 cup of peanut butter

1/4 cup of almond meal

1/4 cup of walnuts

1/3 cup of sunflower and chia seeds

1/4 cup of raisins

1/4 cup of cacao nibs or dark chocolate chips

1 and 1/4 cup of rolled oats

2 tablespoons of maple syrup

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 180 bake.

Mash bananas with a fork and mix all ingredients together in a large bowl - be warned it is going to be sticky. Be sure to mix until the ingredients are well combined.

Press mixture evenly into a lined baking tray.

Bake for 25 - 30 minutes. 

Leave out to cool and slice into bar sized pieces.