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Monday, September 18, 2006 Healthy Eating Recipe: Energy Fruit Bars

Energy Fruit Bars
Make your own energy bars - these are healthy for you AND they taste great!

1 cup bran flakes cereal
1/4 cup wheat bran
1/4 cup wheat germ
11/2 teaspoons grated orange peel
1/4 cup orange juice
1 cup mixed dried fruit, chopped
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup applesauce
1/2 cup honey
1/3 cup dry milk powder
3/8 cup whole wheat flour
3/8 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 13-by-9-by-2-inch pan.In a medium bowl, combine cereal, bran, wheat germ, orange peel, orangejuice, dried fruit, egg, oil, applesauce, honey and dry milk powder;blend well. Let set 5 minutes.In a large bowl, stir together whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour andsoda. Stir in the first mixture and blend until all ingredients arecombined.Spread batter evenly in pan. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until golden.Cool.Makes 20 bars.Nutrition information per serving: about 117 calories, 3 g total fat (1g saturated), 11 mg chol., 32 mg sodium, 21 g carbo., 2 g fiber, 2 gpro.

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