Almond oat bars

These bars are an excellent example of a healthy snack that can be kept in the freezer to help cool you down after a run or weight training session. The addition of proteins and fats will help revive your body and mind.

This recipe has been adapted to include Health Canada’s safe recipe style guide.

by Emily Richards PH Ec.
120 cal Serves 18
Prep time 0h 10m
Cook time
Total time 0h 10m
Almond oat bars served on a wooden cutting board



  1. Step 1

    Wash hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Wash and dry all surfaces and equipment used for food preparation.
  2. Step 2

    In a dry nonstick skillet, toast oat bran over medium heat for about 3 minutes or until fragrant; set aside.
  3. Step 3

    In a large bowl, stir together almond butter, maple syrup and apple sauce. Stir in oats, cherries, almonds, toasted oat bran, flaxseed and sunflower seeds until well combined.
  4. Step 4

    Using clean hands, pack mixture into 8 inch (1.5 L) square parchment paper lined baking pan and freeze for about 2 hours or until very firm. Remove from pan using parchment paper as a handle. Cut into 18 bars. Place in an airtight container and freeze for up to 2 weeks.

Nutritional information

Per serving (1 bar)

4 g
17 mg
145 mg
Total fat
7 g
Saturated fat
1 g
13 g
3 g
5 g
Added sugars
2 g