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BEETROOT BARS ON STRIPED CLOTH

Healthy oat bars with beetroot and poppy seeds

Mandy Mazliah
This recipe for healthy oat bars made with beetroot and poppy seeds is perfect for baby led weaning and as a toddler snack. They are free from refined sugar, full of goodness and really soft. They're also a great snack for bigger kids, especially as an after-school snack for kids who don't do too well on refined sugar on an empty stomach.
4.86 from 7 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine British
Servings 12

Ingredients
 
 

  • 120 g oats
  • 40 g almonds
  • 100 g dried fruit (I used a mix of raisins and dried cranberries)
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1 apple grated
  • 2 small cooked beetroots (around 130g) roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180°C (fan)/200°C/gas mark 6. Grease and base line a square 20cm cake tin or similar sized dish.
  • Put all the ingredients into your food processor or high powered blender and pulse until broken down and well combined.
  • Pour into the prepared tin and smooth the top with a spatula.
  • Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes, until firm to the touch. Cut into bars or squares while still warm, then leave to cool completely in the tin.

Notes

You will need a food processor or high powered blender for this recipe
Keyword beetroot bars
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