Peanut Butter Energy Bars

DSC_5765In our home, we are always looking for quick, healthy, ‘grab and go’ snacks.  These energy bars are one of our favorites!

DSC_5742Here are the ingredients for this easy recipe

1 cup Quaker oats, old fashioned

1/2 cup All Natural Peanut Butter, Smooth

1/2 cup Ground Flaxseed

1/3 cup Raw Honey

1/2 cup chocolate chips (we like to use dark chocolate chips)

1 tsp Vanilla

DSC_5748mix all ingredients together in a bowl with a wooden spoon. You can place in a sprayed pan and store in fridge to set up; or make into bars to take wherever you go.

DSC_5754to make bars, place mixture on a piece of parchment paperDSC_5757 Place another piece of parchment paper on top and roll out evenlyDSC_5762 Cut into barsDSC_5764 They are great for lunches or a quick pre or post -run fuel. Keep them in the fridge since there are no preservatives. You can pack them without keeping them cold if your going to eat them that day.