Everything you need for breakfast: oats, peanut butter and a little bit of chocolate! These Healthier Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Breakfast Bars are low in sugar and so filling!
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Let’s keep the breakfast theme going for another week here on A Savory Feast, shall we? Last week I shared some new muffin recipes for Muffin Week 2018. Did you see my No Sugar Added Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins and my Maple Bacon Corn Muffins?
This week I’m sharing one of my latest favorite breakfast items: breakfast bars!
These Healthier Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Breakfast Bars are sweetened without refined sugar. Instead, they are sweetened with maple syrup!
Maple syrup is a great way to naturally add sweetness without using refined sugar. We go through so much of it in my house! My toddler requests pancakes pretty much every morning, plus I use the syrup to sweeten muffins and oatmeal. Be sure that you are using real maple syrup, not anything that says “maple flavored syrup” such as Aunt Jemima. Those are corn syrup with other added ingredients that are not good for you.
These bars do contain a small amount of sugar from the chocolate chips, unless you get chocolate chips without sugar. I think it’s worth it for that tiny bit of sweetness! You could also try switching out the chocolate chips for something naturally sweet like dried fruit.
My current favorite chocolate chips are the Simply Balanced Organic Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips at Target. I’ve been looking for chocolate chips without soy so I was super excited to find these. They are around $3 too so much cheaper than most other organic chocolate chips.
Packed with oats and peanut butter, these bars are nice and filling! They are great for a make-ahead breakfast that you can grab on your way out the door to school or work.
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