Traditionally, I’m all about my granola bars being super crunchy and able to withstand a rough day in my day bag. Today however, I decided to make these soft, chewy and a bit crumbly. I can’t tell you how many times I see Steve headed to the fridge late night looking for anything to snack. He ends up munching granola with milk almost every single time. These bars are the perfect cereal AND work out bar. They hold together a bit and crumble really easily, making for the perfect breakfast, snack or late night dinner. Paired perfectly with almond milk or a great workout, these will save your life.

I added ashwaghanda to these to give you a little extra support with stress during busy days. It’ll help keep you serene and V balanced. Learn more about this ancient Ayurvedic superfood here.

The best part? Theres no oven needed, and take 5 minutes to pull together!

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The Method:

  1. In a small sauce pan over low heat, add coconut oil, almond butter, and maple syrup.

  2. Stir with a spatula until melted together. Turn off heat.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, add the rest of the ingredients including the heated mixture you just made. Mix well.

  4. Line a small glass baking sheet with parchment paper.

  5. Add oat mixture to the prepared pan.

  6. Press down firmly with another piece of parchment paper. Don’t be afraid to put all your body weight on this bad boy to get it PACKED!

  7. Pop in the fridge for 1-2 hours, slice or crumble for your favorite bars or granola. Keep in the fridge for best results,

The Goods:

  • 1/3 cup coconut oil

  • 1/2 cup almond butter

  • 1/3 cup maple syrup

  • 2 cups rolled oats

  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds

  • 1/2 cup dried cherries

  • 1 scoop KOS ashwaghanda

  • 1 tsp salt

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