Side Dishes

Nutty Chocolate-Chip Granola Bars

Summer is a time for lengthy afternoon swimming & lazy BBQ-ing & ice cold sun tea-ing & long after-dinner walking. It’s a time for late nights out on the patio because it’s still light outside. It’s a time to play in your yard with your kid(s) & enjoy all of the mysteries of childhood (“mama! a bee!!!”) Summer is hardly a time to be slaving away in the kitchen. I’m not a big heat person. I know you’re surprised since I grew up in northern Minnesota, but I’m more comfortable with

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1 1/2 cups old fashioned oats
1/2 cup raw almonds
1/2 cup raw cashews
1 cup packed dates, pitted
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup crunchy natural peanut butter
1/4 cup chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Spread the oats evenly on a baking sheet & toast in the oven for about 15 minutes or until they are slightly golden brown. When they are golden, transfer them to a medium...
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Nutritions

Calories
164

Sodium
9mg
0% DV

Fat
5g
7% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
26g
8% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV