Trail Mix Bars

Trail Mix Bars - Comfy Belly

I’ve seen a lot of Kind bar replica recipes lately, which kicked me into working on a replacement for my old granola bar recipe, which was desperately in need of an update. 

Trail Mix Bars - Comfy Belly

I’ve also revisited the ratio and ingredients for two other snack bars from way back, using toasted brown rice and millet. My older son and I are still grain-free, but I know some of you do use gluten-free grains like rice, millet and quinoa, so I’m happy to say that my two brown rice-based bars are fine-tuned for success. Check them out if you’re into puffed brown rice and millet:

I love ratios, especially reliable ratios, and this one works well. It’s three cups of goodies, 1/2 cup of honey or maple syrup, 1/4 cup of water and some salt. Feel free to add your own touch to this ratio—maybe a dash of vanilla extract.

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Posted in Breakfast, Dairy-Free, Desserts, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Paleo, SCD, Snacks, Vegetarian, Wheat-Free  |  13 Comments

13 Responses to Trail Mix Bars

  1. What a great base recipe, I like your idea for a tropical version!

  2. Thanks for working out such a great ratio! Can’t wait to try a version of this – it’s almost impossible to find the perfect trail mix bar in the stores.

  3. Jeanne says:

    Oh my cookies, these look amazing! Pinned,Shared and Making!

  4. Carol says:

    These look wonderful, what a perfect summer travel snack!

  5. Tara says:

    I had to leave the kitchen and distract myself on the Interwebs in order to allow these to cool properly – just licking the mixing spoon was enough to know these are going to be amazing and I would have to restrain myself from scoffing the lot! Thanks for the recipe & pretty pictures 🙂

  6. Christy says:

    If you use maple syrup in place of the honey – do you still boil to caramelize it?


  7. Cindy says:

    If I use coconut nectar in place of the honey, do I still follow the same instructions?


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