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Make up a batch of these dense bars ahead of time and have them on hand for a quick, portable breakfast.

Source: Body+Soul, May 2008
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These will last up to a week at room temperature, or for three months if wrapped individually and frozen.

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  • MS11886367
    27 APR, 2013
    These are really convenient to have on hand, not to mention super tasty. I usually make a double batch, wrap each bar in plastic wrap and keep them in the freezer for when I don't feel like making breakfast. Freezing them helps keep them together as well- if I wait too long to eat one after taking it out of the freezer it gets a bit sticky.
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  • HillMcGill
    28 OCT, 2012
    I made these and made several changes - used oats, subbed almonds and pine nuts for the pecans and pistachios, used a cherry/raisin blend, chunky peanut butter, and unsweetened applesauce in place of the oil. They came out so moist that they tend to fall apart, but they are very delicious. I think next time I will add more dry goods (dried coconut and more flax) and perhaps bake a little longer.
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  • BradysOma
    21 OCT, 2012
    This was a winner with even the most picky eaters. I used oats instead of the spelt flakes and we mixed up the variety of dried fruit and nuts/seeds we put in. Very good!!
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  • caspad1
    14 OCT, 2012
    I wouldn't bother making these again. They just weren't that great. This was a very easy recipe to make - no skill or special equipment needed. However the bars are just blah despite all the ingredients. The bars are very very thin and don't hold the shape. I ended up just crumbling it over greek yogurt. Won't be making these again.
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  • Kay Grav
    25 SEP, 2012
    I just made this tonight they are awesome. I bought the Spelt Flakes at my local bulk food store. I added the ingredients into my fitness pal I got 10 bars out of my batch making it 209 calories, 32 carbs, 9 grams of fat and 5 grams of protein. I followed the recipe pretty much exactly except I used coconut oil instead. Turned out perfectly.
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  • kelseylu
    24 MAY, 2012
    These were SO good! I used oatmeal instead of spelt flakes also, because I could not find them either, but mine stuck together just fine. I also used coconut oil for walnut oil, and almonds as the only nuts. I've made breakfast bars from other recipes before, and these are by far the best.
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  • laure1900
    10 MAR, 2011
    and i wish measurements would also be displayed in metric system, not just the american way. us europeans like to use your receipes too!
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  • kaylarae
    31 AUG, 2010
    I wish people would actually use this space to review the recipe......I just wanna know if it's good or not.
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  • mariekoran
    24 MAY, 2010
    Also, there are so many different viewpoints, opinions and conflicting statistics about what is healthy. Just eat what feels good, things that feel bad in extreme moderation and what common sense guides you to eat.
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  • mariekoran
    26 JAN, 2010
    Emmasyaya : What do you mean everything you eat ha been gen. eng? Do you mean by natural selection ? Please elaborate !
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