Healthy breakfast bar recipe 1I am always in rush, please tell me I am not the only one.  Work, commute, family,  kids school activities, new recipes, friends, social life and more. Sometimes I honestly think there just isn’t enough hours in the day. This is when this healthy breakfast bar recipe comes in very handy. This is definitively one of the easiest, healthiest, and tastiest breakfasts on the go out there.Healthy breakfast bar recipe 2

This healthy breakfast bar recipe requires 3 simple ingredients which I am sure you all have in your cupboards right now. They are oats, banana and raisins. You got them? Great, let’s get making!Healthy breakfast bar recipe 3Healthy breakfast bar recipe 4

Healthy breakfast bar recipe

If you need to make this gluten free, use certified gluten free oats. I used the jumbo oats from Flavahans, they are just perfect for this recipe, because they are thick, delicious and give the bar the perfect texture.  I love Flavahans product, and here is my clean oat bread using their porridge oats.  It’s so  nice and delicious, I received such great feedback on it, so give it a go.

Healthy breakfast bar recipe 5If you don’t like raisins feel free to use cranberries, sultanas, dried apricots or dates. They all work well and add an extra touch of sweetness.

These bars are a brilliant breakfast on the go, or afternoon pick me up, healthy treat. Make them the night before and pack a couple in your bag to get you through the morning rush.

Healthy breakfast bar recipe
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Serves: 8
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 cups of Flahavans Jumbo Oats
  • ½ cup raisins
  1. Preheat oven to 175 degrees and grease your square baking tray with a bit of coconut oil
  2. Next mash up the banana well and mix with the oats and raisins
  3. Place the mixture in the baking tray and press down firmly
  4. Pop in the oven and bake for 15 min or until the top is brown
  5. Let it cool before devouring
How simple is this healthy breakfast bar recipe? Brilliant in packed lunches and suitable for all of those with nut allergies.healthy breakfast bar recipe 6

As always please, if you make this recipe share it with me either on my Facebook,Twitter or Instagram. I would love to see it! Hashtag #HediHearts

Much love,

46 Comments on Healthy breakfast bar recipe

  1. Ellen flack
    April 5, 2016 at 6:33 am (2 years ago)

    I presume I mix in the raisins too?!

      • D Dub
        August 29, 2016 at 1:46 am (1 year ago)

        Is it really a “175” degree oven?

          • Rachael
            February 2, 2017 at 7:34 pm (1 year ago)

            for this recipe would I use quick cooking oats, old fashioned oats, steel cut oats, or would any work? 🙂

          • Hedi Hearts
            February 3, 2017 at 4:58 pm (1 year ago)

            I’ve used normal porridge oats lovely x x x

  2. Est
    April 5, 2016 at 7:51 am (2 years ago)

    Is there a substitute for the bananas? I

    • Hedi Hearts
      April 5, 2016 at 1:27 pm (2 years ago)

      You could use apple sauce instead Est. Hedi xxx

    • Hedi Hearts
      April 5, 2016 at 1:28 pm (2 years ago)

      They are literally 1 2 3 bars 🙂 Thank you Rebecca xxx

  3. Vanessa @ VeganFamilyRecipes
    April 5, 2016 at 11:28 am (2 years ago)

    Wow! I would have definitely expected there to be far more ingredients in these bars. Only 3 ingredients! That makes these so much better! This is just my kind of breakfast bar. Super yummy! Sharing 😉

  4. pragati
    April 5, 2016 at 12:36 pm (2 years ago)

    Oh…this is so simple..and high in fiber!! Never thought just adding bananas would do it…am gonna try this soon as I get some bananas!

  5. Jenn
    April 5, 2016 at 12:38 pm (2 years ago)

    Only 3 ingredients? Doesn’t get much easier than that! Perfect!!

  6. Mags
    April 5, 2016 at 1:14 pm (2 years ago)

    Just made these, so easy and delicious! Added some chopped walnuts too. Kids currently inhaling them 😃 Thank you!!

    • Hedi Hearts
      April 5, 2016 at 1:30 pm (2 years ago)

      Yay, made my day Mags! Thank you for a lovely comment. Hedi xxx

      • Clyde
        October 21, 2017 at 12:12 pm (4 months ago)

        I am a diabetic. What can I use instead of raisens

        • Hedi Hearts
          October 31, 2017 at 7:41 am (4 months ago)

          You can omit them or use dried apricots or something less sweet lovely x

  7. Gillian Brown
    April 5, 2016 at 4:43 pm (2 years ago)

    They are the best thing every. My children love them. I make a batch most days. Topped with nut butter they are even better.

  8. Paige
    April 5, 2016 at 7:40 pm (2 years ago)

    I was wondering what the nutritional value would be for these? Can’t wait to try them out! 🙂

    • Hedi Hearts
      April 6, 2016 at 7:45 am (2 years ago)

      Very nutritious Paige, sadly I dont count calories, so wouldn’t know. Hedi xxx

  9. Uma Srinivas
    April 5, 2016 at 8:13 pm (2 years ago)

    Looks wonderful! Simple and perfect for busy day breakfast!

    April 5, 2016 at 9:43 pm (2 years ago)

    Wow! So easy and so healthy. You’ll laugh but I make something very similar for my dog except be doesn’t have the raisins and I bake them for ages until they are dried out and solid!

  11. Linda @ Veganosity
    April 6, 2016 at 12:18 am (2 years ago)

    It doesn’t get any easier or healthier than these delicious bars. Thanks for the great portable recipe.

  12. Kelly @ TastingPage
    April 6, 2016 at 1:54 am (2 years ago)

    How great that this recipe is just 3 ingredients. I need to make time for this lovely and easy creation!

  13. Donna
    April 7, 2016 at 5:36 am (2 years ago)

    Yum, always love a quick and easy bar for busy mornings! We make a similar thing, but serve them up as cookies. Will have to try this breakfast bar version – my hubby always appreciates having something to grab on his way to work on early mornings

    • Hedi Hearts
      April 7, 2016 at 6:15 pm (2 years ago)

      The best breakfast on the go by far. And easiest too! Thank you Donna. Hedi xxx

  14. Eileen Kelly
    April 7, 2016 at 3:54 pm (2 years ago)

    I just made breakfast bars for the first time, this week! I love them. I love the fact that you used bananas to bind. I am pinning so I can make these. Great recipe

    • Hedi Hearts
      April 7, 2016 at 6:14 pm (2 years ago)

      Awww so happy, thank you Eileen for leaving such a wonderful comment. Hedi xxx

  15. Aditi
    April 9, 2016 at 4:37 pm (2 years ago)

    Quick question – What is the shelf life of these bars? Do they need to be refrigerated? I travel a lot. I am wondering I will be able to pack a few of them for 3-4 days?

    • Hedi Hearts
      April 9, 2016 at 5:12 pm (2 years ago)

      yes Aditi in the fridge for up to 5 days. Hope you’ll love them. Hedi xxx

  16. Siobhan
    May 3, 2016 at 2:01 pm (2 years ago)

    My kids really don’t like raisins/dried fruit. Does the recipe work without them? Or can you suggest any substitutes?

    • Hedi Hearts
      May 5, 2016 at 8:57 am (2 years ago)

      You can add dark chocolate chips, nuts, or simple leave them out lovely. Hedi xxx

  17. Annabelle
    May 26, 2016 at 1:56 pm (2 years ago)

    You gorgeous woman!!!! I bloody love this!!!! So quick and easy no faffing!!!

    • Hedi Hearts
      June 5, 2016 at 7:38 am (2 years ago)

      Hahahah thank you! No faffing is my middle name 🙂 Hedi xxx

  18. Rachelle
    July 3, 2016 at 8:20 am (2 years ago)

    I made the bars this morning was worried the mix would crumble when cooked but was perfect. I also sprinkled some coconut on top! My 6 year old keeps asking for more! Will be making them again

    • Hedi Hearts
      July 4, 2016 at 11:07 am (2 years ago)

      Awww Rachelle, you have made my day! Thanks so much for such a lovely feedback. Hedi xxx

  19. Shawnaly Kvanuch
    October 27, 2016 at 3:27 am (1 year ago)

    I made the bars with raisins & dried cranberries plus some cinnamon. Wow try it to see if like the additional taste.

    • Hedi Hearts
      October 27, 2016 at 6:38 pm (1 year ago)

      Sounds amazing lovely! Hedi xx

  20. LM
    November 5, 2016 at 9:17 pm (1 year ago)

    Hi Hedi,
    I’m in Europe so wondering is it 175 F?
    Thank you for a fab recipe xx

    • Hedi Hearts
      November 6, 2016 at 1:55 pm (1 year ago)

      Celsius lovely. Hedi xxx

      • LM
        November 10, 2016 at 8:47 am (1 year ago)

        Thank you so much! x

  21. Fiona
    December 8, 2016 at 6:42 pm (1 year ago)

    Hi, I don’t like the taste of bananas. Can you taste it in then once they are cooked? X

    • Hedi Hearts
      December 12, 2016 at 1:42 pm (1 year ago)

      yes, you can, but not a lot. You can add some nice natural flavouring to help to cover up the taste xx

  22. Joanne
    May 11, 2017 at 8:41 am (10 months ago)

    How much in grams is a cup of oats


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