Quinoa Granola Bars

• 1 cup quinoa cooked
• 2 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
• 1/4 to 1/3 cup honey
• 1/2 cup crunchy or creamy peanut butter, melted
• 1/4 cup ground flax seed
• 2 tbsp semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
• 3 tbsp coconut oil

—> Preheat oven to 350 degrees

—> In a medium skillet melt the coconut oil over medium heat and add the oats. Cook over medium heat stirring occasionally until the oats start to turn golden brown.

—> Transfer the oats to a medium mixing bowl. Add the quinoa, flaxseed, and chips to the oats.

—> In a small saucepan add the honey and peanut butter and bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly until the mixture comes to a boil.

—> Pour the syrup over the oats and using a spatula make sure that all the ingredients are evenly coated.

—> Spread the mixture into the prepared pan and bake the bars for 20 to 25 minutes until the bars are golden brown.

—> Let them cool completely, slice into 12 portions and serve.

—> ENJOY! x

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