FOX4: FAME: Frozen Yogurt Breakfast Bars

February 13, 2020

Food as Medicine Everyday (FAME) is a 12-week program offering nutrition education classes on a variety of topics to help improve diet and lifestyle. You’ll learn simple techniques to cook tasty, nutritious meals. Saint Luke’s Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center is a founding member of the Food as Medicine Institute Alliance.

Lucas Schubert, Nutritional Coordinator with Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute and the Food As Medicine Everyday (FAME) program, shares a heart-healthy Valentine's Day breakfast to make for your special someone with the FOX4 morning show.

See the full recipe below.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup frozen or fresh berries
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (or other nut butter)
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

  1. Stew the berries in a small saucepan until soft (about 5 minutes). Set aside to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the oats, peanut butter, ground flaxseed, maple syrup, and cinnamon until combined well.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a parchment-lined 11x7 glass baking dish and press the base into the dish.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the yogurt and vanilla.
  5. Spread the yogurt onto the oat mixture.
  6. Dot the yogurt with the stewed berries and use a knife to swirl.
  7. Place into freezer and let freeze for 2 hours, or until the bars are solid enough to cut.
  8. Remove from freezer and let thaw about 10 minutes.
  9. Cut into bars and enjoy!

Servings: 8 bars

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