Good evening Gorgeous!
Let’s get right into it…shall we?
Glo Banana Bars
For my first Glo Bakery product, I wanted to make my homemade Banana Bread Larabars! These are absolutely delicious and only 3 ingredients. After making this batch, I am now convinced that I like the homemade version better than the actual Larabar!! They are that good!
I wanted to make 6 Glo Banana Bars to last me the week so I tripled my ingredients from the original recipe found here.
- 3/4 cup dates
- 3/4 cup dried banana (3 bananas)
- 1 cup raw almonds
1. Slice 1 small banana. Lay banana on greased baking sheet. Bake 2-3 hours at 175F. flipping once after 60-90 mins. of cook time.
2. Roughly chop 3/4 cup of dates. Add dates and dried banana into food processor. Process for 1-2 mins.
3. Remove from processor bowl, set aside in a small bowl. Add 1 cup raw almonds to food processor and process for 1 min.
4. Add almond mixture to date/banana paste and blend well with hands. Divide into 2 halves.
5. Seperate each half into 3 equal halves forming 6 pieces. Shape into bars.
6. Wrap bars in plastic wrap and refrigerate.
7. Unwrap bar, eat, and enjoy your healthy glo!
– I was thinking of buying a food vacuum sealer to air seal the bars and keep oxygen out. Then, I was thinking of covering the vacuum sealed bar with tin foil to keep out UV light. This process seems similar to how Larabar functions:
Larabar uses “a multi-layer package that keeps out UV light and oxygen, which, in turn, maintains freshness without the use of preservatives.” Larabar claims that their shelf life is 12 months.
Any ideas? :)
Ok, I need to go start looking over all the Valentine’s Day entries!! I think we got around 20-25 entries :) They are all FABULOUS!! I can’t decide what I want to make for Valentine’s Day!
Have a great night everyone! Healthy dreams ;)
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