These delicious blackberry oat bars are made with only a handful of wholesome ingredients. Can also substitute blackberries with your berry of choice. Free of gluten, dairy, eggs, and refined sugar, as well as vegan friendly!
Like most American families in this day and age, we are always on the go. My car is my second home as I run errands around town or shuttle the kiddos, and sometimes their friends, from one thing to another. Add onto that end of year testing, driver’s ed for my oldest, work projects, researching and booking our family vacation, planning my son’s sixteenth birthday party, helping my sister move, volunteering at our homeschool co-op, etc…the list goes on and on.
Sometimes I just feel like I’m drowning in responsibilities. Adulting is hard!
I’m definitely more night owl than early bird, so I find it easiest to prepare for things the night before, especially if I have to get up early in the morning. The snooze button and I are good friends 😆 so it really helps to have our clothes picked out, as well as a quick snack or breakfast ready to go. And having the coffee maker scheduled to brew 5 minutes before my alarm goes off doesn’t hurt either. There’s something about the aroma of fresh coffee brewing that nudges me out of bed.. and keeps me from hitting the snooze button more than once or twice. 😜❤☕
So I made these blackberry oat bars as our easy breakfast on the go last week for co-op. They’re perfect for dessert dessert, but wholesome enough to enjoy for breakfast. Even better when you use sweet berries so you won’t have to add much sweetener to the filling.
These bars are hearty, only mildly sweetened, and reminiscent of those fruit-filled cereal bars, but much more satisfying (and much more delicious too!) They are also great with that morning cup of coffee…just sayin’. 😊
Whether you make them for dessert, breakfast, or snack, the point is to MAKE THESE BLACKBERRY OAT BARS NOW! You seriously won’t regret it!
And if you need a grain-free/paleo friendly version, be sure to scroll down for a link to my Mixed Berry Almond Crumb Bars! Enjoy!Print