I just received back from a trip to Miami and North Carolina wherever I ate copious quantities of foodstuff and baked way far too several cookies for Tony.

I’ll admit that I’m eager to get again into my exercise and usual feeding on program. Do you at any time crave consistency right after becoming away from home for a whilst? I know I do. My close friend (and fellow blogger) Maegan and I ate practically every single sweet take care of we could come across in Miami from coconut cake shakes (OMG) and coconut pecan chocolate chip cookies to crunchy brownie brittle and 2AM insomnia cookies. Hey, you only live the moment and you better do it ideal if you’re in Miami!

Every time I go to a food items meeting or journey in basic, I know I’m likely to be taking in way way too considerably so I pack my exercise routine DVDs. This time I made a decision to deliver my dumbbells. FYI: TSA doesn’t like when you convey dumbbells on to planes mainly because they are viewed as ‘club like’. Oops. Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do though, right?

I’m never embarrassed to whip out my weights and acquire a exercise session crack when every person else is out and about. I know what is vital to me and my perfectly-remaining. I also pack bento lunch boxes for the plane when I’m traveling this can help me to make positive I’m taking in healthier since it can be difficult to find decent airport food items.

Double Chocolate Banana Bread Oat Bars

Talking of foodstuff and traveling, my subsequent adventure will be to New Mexico more than Memorial Working day weekend. I’ll be going to my cute Grandparents who in all probability love food additional than me. Gloria (my grandma) will make about four home made scratch recipes per day. Critically have you produced her buttermilk waffles yet? Incredible.

I’m basically a minimal terrified as I have a feeling she’s heading to to be 10x much more keen to bake with me. We’re sort of two peas in a pod in that way though often striving to come up with new ideas. I suppose it is a good factor that I’ve presently packed various Jillian Michael’s DVDs and of course, there’s ZUMBA. She’s form of obsessed with it.

Healthy Double Chocolate Banana Bread Oat Bars

Considering that my Grandpa enjoys banana bread so substantially, I’m hoping to bake him a batch of these nutritious bars. I definitely can not get sufficient of them. Keep in mind my banana bread oat bars that I made a several months ago? These are incredibly equivalent, besides with additional chocolate enjoy.

I designed about five batches to assure that they are ideal. I do want to observe that these a minimal bit on the verge of a brownie and a chocolate cake bar. They are tremendous chewy and have a superb texture, but aren’t always fudgy and prosperous. I’m not kidding, there were a couple evenings the place I ate around 4 for meal paired with a massive glass of Blue Diamond chocolate almond milk (my fav).

Healthy Double Chocolate Banana Bread Oat Bars with text overlay

You are going to find that nearly anyone will be equipped to enjoy these bars, even my grandpa who enjoys his sweets. They’re vegan, gluten free, small calorie, but still dietary dense and total of good for you carbs. And can you consider that one bar is only about 93 energy? Pack them for a 3pm sweet snack or give them to your youngsters to munch on. Or just consume them all you (advisable).

I like employing maple syrup in this recipe, but honey will go away you with a little bit of a sweeter bar. To make them your individual test folding in coconut, walnuts or pecans, a swirl of peanut butter, or a special artisan chocolate. I have noticed you get imaginative with my recipes ahead of, and I assume practically nothing much less with these.

Tag your creations #ambitiouskitchen on Instagram! xo

Healthy Double Chocolate Banana Bread Oat Bars in a stack

More healthier bars to try:

Paleo Zucchini Banana Bread Bars

No Bake Superfood Brownie Vitality Bars + video clip

Toasted Quinoa, Dried Fig & Dark Chocolate Nut No cost Granola Bars

Salted Dark Chocolate Coconut Almond Protein Sweet Bars

Peanut Butter Cup Protein Bars + online video!