Fruit & Nut
✔ Contains Nuts!
✔ Full of Energy
✔ High in Fibre
Why We Love It
Caution: This recipe contains nuts. Please check with your child's school as they may have a no nut policy to protect kids from having allergic reactions.
You can experiment with lots of different mixes on this recipe. Dried fruit has concentrated amount of nutrients and can be bought in many different varieties. Try this recipe with a tropical mix or a forest fruit mix
Hazelnuts are high in fibre, potassium, calcium, magnesium and vitamin E so they are tasty and nutritious!
What You'll Need
50g x Hazelnuts
50g x Whole Oats
100g x Raisins
150g x Dried Apricots
4 Tbsp x Orange Juice
2 Tbsp x Sunflower Seeds
2 Tbsp x Pumpkin Seeds
3 Tbsp x Honey or Maple Syrup
Place the hazelnuts, oats and seeds in a frying pan without oil or butter and dry fry for 3 minutes over medium heat until they start to turn golden. Leave to cool.
Mix the raisins, apricot and orange juice in a food processor if possible or use a blender and blend until smooth. Remove to a large mixing bowl..
Add the cooled down nut mixture to the processor and blitz until finely chopped. Then add the chopped nut mixture to the large bowl with the fruit.
Mix the fruit and nut mixture well. Line a shallow baking tin with grease proof paper and spread the mixture on top. Make sure the mixture is packed tightly. Drizzle a little honey over the mix for a little added sweetness.
Stick the tin in the freezer for an hour until solid then remove from the tin and cut into bars.