Time for some healthy snacks

Recipes: Oneza Tabish

HOMEMADE GRANOLA BARS

Ingredients

1 and 2/3 cup rolled oats
1 cup rice crispies
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup oats powder (oats ground to a fine powder in a blender)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 and half cup mixed nuts such as almonds, pistachios , walnuts( finely chopped)
6 tablespoons melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla powder
1/4 cup date syrup
1 tablespoon water

Preparation

In a mixing bowl,stir together dry ingredients, including nuts.
In a separate bowl, whisk together vanilla, melted butter, date syrup and water.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix well to combine. Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Line a rectangular baking dish with parchment paper or grease it with oil.
Spread the mix in the baking dish, pressing firmly. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown along the edges.
Let the granola mix cool in the dish completely. Once cool, cut into squares and store in an airtight container.

OIL FREE BAKED SWEET POTATO FRIES

Ingredients

1 medium sweet potato
1tsp chilli powder
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Wash the potato and cut them into wedges.
Place the wedges into a bowl and sprinkle the seasonings generously on top. Toss to coat.
Preheat oven to 400F.
Using a wire rack over a baking tray, lay the potato wedges out. Bake in the oven for about 40 minutes until browned and crispy on the outside.
Serve hot.