Granola Cherry Bites with Fresh Blackberries and Yogurt
Are you tired of having the same breakfast every morning? Are you hungry soon after finishing your breakfast meal? If you answered “Yes” to either of the above questions, consider trying this new recipe. Each serving has 3 grams of fiber and 14 grams of protein to help keep you feeling satisfied until lunch.
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- 1 ½ cups old fashioned oats
- ½ tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- ½ cup natural creamy peanut butter
- 2 tbsp. butter, unsalted (alternative option: vegetable oil)
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup dried cherries (alternative options: raisins or prunes)
- 1/2 cup plain Greek Yogurt
- ¼ cup blackberries (alternative options: blueberries, strawberries, or raspberries)
- Pinch of cinnamon
- Preheat oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit
- Spray large baking sheet with cooking spray
- Mix together dry ingredients in a medium size mixing bowl: old fashioned oats, baking soda, and cinnamon
- Mix together wet ingredient in a medium size mixing bowl: peanut butter, butter, and eggs
- Pour dry ingredients into wet ingredient mixture
- Use a hand mixer to mix all ingredient until well combined
- Stir in dried cherries
- Use a small cookie scoop to make 20 individual granola bites
- Bake for 12 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit
- Remove granola bites from oven and place on cooling rack
- Allow granola bites to cool for approximately 10 minutes
- Assemble granola bites, yogurt, and blackberries.
- Scoop Greek yogurt into the bottom of a small dish
- Top Greek yogurt with 1 granola bite, blackberries, and a pinch of cinnamon
- calories: 175
- carbohydrates: 18g
- fat: 5g
- fiber: 3g
- protein: 14g
- sugars: 7g
Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.
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