Cranberry and quinoa bars
Time to make: 55 mins
( Hands-on time: 10 mins )
Total cost: $ 8.40 / $ 0.70 per serve
(at time of publication)
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
1/2 cup slivered almonds, roughly chopped
1/2 cup cashews, roughly chopped
1/2 cup quinoa
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
1 cup reduced-sugar dried cranberries
2 tablespoons honey
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 2g
Dietary fibre 5g
1 Preheat oven to 190°C. Grease and line a 20cm-square slice tin with baking paper. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Place almonds, cashews, quinoa and pumpkin seeds on prepared tray; bake for 8–10 minutes, or until golden and slightly fragrant. Transfer nut mixture to a large bowl and leave to cool.
2 Place cranberries and honey in a small food processor with 3 tablespoons water; blend until smooth. Add cranberry paste to cool nut mixture; stir well. Press mixture into prepared slice tin and bake for 30–35 minutes, or until set. Remove slice from oven; leave to cool completely in tin.
3 Remove slice from tin, cut into 12 bars and wrap individually.
Try different combinations of nuts and dried fruit in this versatile recipe.
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