Recipe – Banana Blueberry Bars


1 cup medjool dates, pitted and diced

1½ cups apple juice (or water)

1 cup oat flour (oats ground fine in blender)

2 cups rolled oats

½ tsp. cardamom

3 medium ripe bananas, diced

1 tsp. vanilla extract

¾ cup blueberries, frozen or fresh

½ cup walnuts


  • Soak dates with apple juice in small bowl for at least 20 minutes.
  • Line bottom and sides of a 9×9 baking dish with parchment paper.
  • Combine oat flour, oats, and cardamom in large bowl; set aside.
  • In blender place bananas, vanilla extract, apple juice and dates; blend until creamy.
  • Pour banana mixture into dry ingredient bowl; mix with fork. Fold in blueberries and walnuts.
  • Pour batter into lined baking dish; smooth top.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes or until light brown. Use toothpick to test for doneness.
  • Let cool 5–10 minutes. Serve.