Foodie Tuesday – Healthy Chocolate Slice

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Our Health and Wellness bloggers, Body Fusion are back to with a chocolatey snack that is great for all the family.

Healthy Chocolate Slice

These deliciously healthy choc oat bars are a yummy snack or breakfast on the go option. Dairy and nut free makes them great for kids lunch boxes especially for those with allergies/intolerances.

Makes: 16
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ cup cacao powder
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • ¼ cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2 tbls honey
  • ¼ cup goji berries
  • 2 tbls pepita seeds or shredded coconut (optional)

chocolate slice

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C & line 20x20cm baking tray with paper.
  2. In a blender or food processor place oats and pulse for 10 seconds. Transfer to medium bowl and add baking powder, soda, cinnamon and cacao powder.
  3. In a blender, whiz bananas, apple sauce and honey together till well combined. Mix well into oat flour mixture.
  4. Stir through goji berries and pour into baking tray. Sprinkle with pepita seeds or shredded coconut.
  5. Bake for 15 – 20 mins, then leave to cool.

Fun modifications:

  • Replace goji berries with pulsed walnuts or peanuts for nutty taste
  • Add sunflower seeds or puffed quinoa to batter for crunch
  • Drizzle with melted cacao or dark choc chips for a higher energy option

Nutrition
1 square: 130 cals
Fat: 2g
Carb: 24g
Protein: 3g

At Body Fusion, we work with adults, children and families to develop individualised and tailored advice. We understand the importance of food and nutrition during all stages of life. As Accredited Practising Dietitians, food and eating is our speciality, and we can help you find what’s right for you.

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