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Gluten Free Power Sticks Breakfast Bars

I love these quick and easy breakfast bars. I have been making these for about 10 years, ever since I found the recipe when I went to Weight Watchers years ago to lose those unwanted Freshman 15 I gained when I went to college. Only 4 ingredients that you can easily modify to meet your specific dietary needs.

Power Sticks

1/2 cup Chunky Peanut Butter (I use Jif Natural Creamy Peanut Butter, but SunButter would be a great alternative if you have a peanut or tree nut allergy. I want to try this with Almond Butter.)

3 Tbs. Honey (I use local honey that I buy at Whole Foods, and I am excited to try this using my father-in-law’s honey after he gets his hives!)

2/3 cup Crushed Corn Flakes (Erewhon and Nature’s Path make gluten-free corn flakes, but my new favorite is by CerealVit, and there are only 3 ingredients in it! To add variety, try using other cereals too!)

1/3 cup Nonfat Dry Milk Powder (could use a non-dairy powdered milk too)

  • Mix everything together in a bowl. Form into 6 sticks and wrap individually in wax paper.
  • I store mine in an airtight container in the freezer.

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Comments

  1. Kimberly says:

    Great idea! I need a good, small something to eat before running and this is a great idea! :)

  2. Mary says:

    I am soo excited to try these if they work out it will be perfect for softball season. you rock!

  3. keri miller says:

    My kiddos really liked this! Do you have any more recipes like this that are easy for fast mornings?

    • Hi Keri!

      I am so happy your kids liked the Power Sticks! Mine do too and they are especially nice for hectic mornings!

      I am getting ready to do a little series on gluten-free breakfast ideas so check back. :-)

      Heidi

      • keri miller says:

        Thanks so much! I will keep an eye out for it. They really don't like any processed foods…like cereal. So something new is great…and knowing it was good for them too.

  4. Kristin says:

    any thoughts on how to make without peanut butter- allergic

  5. Thanks so much for this great recipe, I just made it today for kids. I made a video tutorial of how I made it and posted it on my blog.

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