Oats Yogurt Raisin Bars

Oats Yogurt Bars

Oats Yogurt Raisin Bars
Recipe source: Lorie

Healthy and filling….try this!

Ingredients:
1 cup oats (I used quick oats)
1 cup low fat yogurt
¾ cup all-purpose flour/wheat flour
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla essence
¾ tsp baking soda
½ tsp baking powder
2 eggs
½ tsp salt
½ tsp cinnamon powder
½ -1 cup raisins (or chocolate chips)

Method:
Mix oats and yogurt in a medium bowl and leave aside for half hr.
Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon powder in another bowl.
Lightly beat the eggs and add to oats & yogurt mixture. Stir to mix.
Add sugar, vanilla and oil and mix again.
Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir just to combine. Don’t overmix.
Fold in raisins.
Pour the batter into a greased pan of your choice and bake for 15-20 mins. Can be made into muffins.
Let cool and enjoy.

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Oats, Banana & Goji berry Cookies

Oats Banana and Goji berry cookies

This is a variation of Breakfast Oats Cake that I had posted earlier.

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Ingredients:
½ cup quick cooking oats
1 banana
2 tbsp goji berry (or any nuts, raisins, dates etc)

Method:
Mash banana and mix with oats and goji berries.
Take small balls and flatten to round shapes.
Place on a plate and microwave 4 minutes to get crispy cookies.

The edges are very crispy with chewy center….healthy and yum.

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Breakfast oat cake

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This is my go-to breakfast nowadays. Quick, easy, healthy and keeps you full till lunch time. Many of my colleagues are having this oat cake for breakfast now.

Breakfast Oat Cake

½ cup quick cooking oats
1 medium banana
½ tsp cinnamon powder

Optional items: You can add either one of the below or use a mix of your choice.
1 tsp chia (sabja) seeds
1 tbsp wheat bran
1 tbsp oat bran
1 tbsp goji berries
1 tbsp chocolate chips…of course, this is the best!

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Method:
Mash the banana.
Mix oats and whatever optional items you wish.
Pat them on to a plate (greased or ungreased) and microwave for 2 minutes.
Reverse it so that steam does not make the cake soggy.
Cut into pieces and enjoy.

Notes:
Cooking for 2 or 3 or 4 minutes will result in different texture. Find the texture you love.
This will keep you full for a long time and its good for health too!

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