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    Oats bring a pleasant chewiness and an old-fashioned goodness to these vegan, nutrient-dense bars. Pureed dates lend just enough sweetness to this convenient breakfast or snack. Nuts, ground flax, and dried fruits add antioxidants, vitamins, good fats, and flavor.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup (9 ounces) pitted dates
    • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
    • 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats, finely ground, or 1 cup quinoa flakes
    • 4 1/2 ounces (1 cup) pecans, toasted, 1/2 finely ground and 1/2 coarsely chopped
    • 2 ounces (1/2 cup) unsalted macadamia nuts, toasted, 1/2 finely ground and 1/2 coarsely chopped
    • 2 1/4 ounces (1/3 cup) dried papaya, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 1 3/4 ounces (1/3 cup) dried cherries, chopped
    • 2 ounces (1/3 cup) dried blueberries
    • 2 tablespoons oat bran
    • 3 tablespoons ground flaxseed
    • 2 tablespoons wheat germ
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 3 tablespoons brown-rice syrup or honey

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    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 283 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 28.67%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 11.01%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 137 mg 5.71%
    • Calcium: 22 mg 2.22%
    • Potassium: 104 mg 2.97%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.68%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 27 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 21.07%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 0.23%
    • Vitamin C 1.33%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq