Our homemade oat bars contain coconut and blueberries, making them the ideal snack to enjoy anytime. Thanks to the mixture of cereals and fresh fruit, they provide the right amount of energy to “break hunger” and not arrive with too much appetite for lunch or dinnerrunning the risk of exceeding the table.
Tasty and light, these homemade oat bars They are very comfortable to take with you, ready to snack whenever. Plus, compared to prepackaged bars, they offer an added bonus.
You can choose the healthiest ingredients and mix and match them to your liking. All this to ensure you a custom-made, light and healthy break, as well as rich in health benefits.
How to make oat bars: the recipe
Nutritional values and properties of oat bars
Coconut, blueberries and oats are three ingredients rich in nutritional properties. Let’s see what they are:
- Oats are a source of fiber that favor intestinal regularity and slow down the absorption of sugar and cholesterol. Specifically, it contains a soluble fiber, beta-glucan, which acts like a sponge trapping cholesterol. An aid for the health of the arteries that are thus protected from the damage of hypercholesterolemia. But the oats are especially a source of carbohydrates that the organism assimilates slowly. Thus, it does not cause glycemic spikes and provides long-term energy.
- Coconut is rich in vitamins and minerals, especially potassium, which keeps blood pressure low and stimulates diuresis.
- Blueberries are also good for health. Of the eyes, above all, thanks to the presence of anthocyanins, antioxidants that they protect vision and stop degenerative diseases of the retina. In addition, also thanks to the anthocyanins, promote blood circulation, thus counteracting fluid retention and cellulite and removing the risk of swollen and heavy legs.
- Walnuts and almonds, like all nuts, add a contribution of omega-3 and minerals such as magnesium, an ally against fatigue. The result? A sweet snack that recharges your batteries.
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