Packed with Beetroot, Berries, Nuts, Pumpkin and Sunflower Seeds, one bar will give you a full on Omega, Iron and Vitamin C blast to power you through the day!

Beetroot Burst Bars [Vegan]

Cooking Time

20

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Ingredients

Bottom Layer

  • 1 large beetroot, cooked and peeled
  • 2 bananas
  • 3/4 cup oats
  • 3 tablespoons low calorie fruit syrup
  • 1/5 cup Walnuts (could use any other nuts)

Top Layer

  • 3/4 cup berries (fresh or frozen)
  • 3/8 cup oats
  • 1/5 cup Omega mix (mix of seeds and nuts- you could make your own blend e.g. sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and crushed almonds)
  • 1 tablespoon low calorie fruit syrup or maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup nut milk
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Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF
  2. Prepare the bottom layer - in a blender or food processor, blitz the beetroot and bananas to a purée then add the oats, syrup and nuts and pulse a few times until finely chopped (but not a completely smooth paste).
  3. Line a  baking tin with greaseproof paper or baking parchment, and spread the mixture evenly over the bottom of the tin.
  4. Bake for 8 minutes, then remove from the oven and set aside.
  5. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the top layer, then spread them evenly over the bottom layer.
  6. Return them to the oven for a further 12-15 minutes until starting to turn golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and leave in the tin to cool.
  8. Then slice into individual bites or bars and enjoy!
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