Long Bike Ride Energy Bars

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It always helps to have a healthy energy source when you're on a long bike ride.  Making your own ensures you won't have low nutrient fillers and additives - just pure foods. 

Try these yummy bars

Ingredients:

  • 3 bananas
  • 1/2-1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 3 cups whole oats
  • 1 cup chopped and toasted almonds
  • 2 cups puffed rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • Salt to taste and to top with
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ginger powder

Directions:

  1. Combine bananas, maple syrup and almond butter in a food processor until smooth
  2. In a separate large bowl combine oats, almonds, cereal, ginger and cinnamon.
  3. Combine the banana mixture and oat mixture. Fold in chocolate chips
  4. Line a 9×9 baking dish with parchment paper and non stick spray. Spread mixture evenly and top with a sprinkle of sea salt
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes at 350
  6. Let cool for a few hours or overnight in the refrigerator. Cut ,wrap up and take on the road. Note: these will keep fresh for 3-4 days in the refrigerator.  Carry in a cooler.