Oatmeal Bars (Gluten/Dairy Free)

I know it is not even mid August yet but it is already starting to feel like fall around here. The winds have changed and the need to bake begins!

I have been torn however since I have not done much baking since going gluten free. Baking without flour (I refuse to buy anything labeled “gluten free”) seems tricky!

So I started playing around with oats! Let me tell you, these oatmeal bars are delicious and just as satisfying as anything else laced with wheat! I made them for a pot luck party and they went over so well that I had to make another whole batch for myself!


OATMEAL BARS

  • 2 medium bananas
  • 1 3/4 cups oats
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 350c and grease a 9×9 pan. Mix all ingredients together (try microwaving the peanut butter first to make it easier) and bake for 20 minutes.


It really couldn’t be easier and I love this recipe since I always have the ingredients on hand. Perfect for a fast dessert, healthy enough for breakfast and delicious enough for a party!

Peanut Butter and Jelly Bites

Raw, gluten free and vegan…how can you go wrong? These Peanut Butter and Jelly Bites only have 4 ingredients and take about 4 minutes to make and 30 minutes to chill before you can dive in and start eating them!

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I often get super carb cravings that I used to satisfy with cookies or bread. Since going gluten free, I have been looking for something healthy curb that craving! This recipe is perfect for lunches, snacks or for breakfast. I keep a container of them in the fridge at all times!


Peanut Butter and Jelly Bites

Makes approximately 12 x 2 inch balls.

Mix everything together. If it is too wet, add more oats, too dry, more peanut butter.


Once rolled, put in the fridge for 30 minutes to set! That’s it! No seriously, that is all there is to it!

Hope you enjoy 🙂

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Easy Gluten Free Pancakes 


I LOVE pancakes! I cannot emphasize that enough! It is…it was my absolute favourite Sunday breakfast until we cut wheat from our diet.

I started searching online for gluten free pancake recipes and found a bunch of options, but most looked complicated and time consuming. So I took the best info from each recipe and combined it into an easy, healthy and delicious recipe for gluten free pancakes with only 4 ingredients that most people have in their house! 


This maybe be the simplest recipe ever! 

Ingredients 

  1. 2 x bananas
  2. 1 cup oatmeal (blended)
  3. 4 eggs
  4. Cinnamon to taste


Here is the easiest part….put everything in a blender and pour your batter right from the blender into the pan. I blended the oatmeal first for the picture above, but the next time I blended it all together and it resulted in the perfect consistency! 


Make sure to start with a good amount of butter in the pan first to avoid sticking!


This recipe made 6 nice size pancakes that were delicious, moist and perfect! 

Remember, these arent going to cook like regular pancakes, so keep the temperature on medium low,  flip carefully and you will not be disappointed 😁