Healthy Banana Rye Bars | © 2013 | | © 2013 |

With an awesome burst of bananas and dried dates and a hint of almond and cinnamon, these healthy rye bars are packed with wholesome ingredients and perfect for breakfast or healthy snacking. They're moist, chewy and extremely yummy!

  • 3 Large ripe bananas
  • 240 g Organic rye flakes
  • 12 Dried dates, finely chopped
  • 40 g Slivered almonds
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 100 g White chocolate couverture, optional
    Preheat the oven to 180C/350F. Butter a 12x28-cm baking pan and line with parchment paper, extending paper 2cm above edges of pan.
  1. Mash the bananas until smooth. Add in rye flakes, dates, slivered almonds, cinnamon and vanilla. Stir until well combined. Spoon into prepared pan. Using the back of a spoon, press evenly into pan. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
  2. Cut the white chocolate into smaller pieces and place them into a glass bowl and set over a pot of simmering water. Gently stir until completely melted. Drizzle across the top of the rye bar. Cut into smaller bars. | © 2013 | | © 2013 |


Gloria Baker 12/9/13 19:30

Really lovely bars ! I loved, (I m happy to be first) lol

Anne ~ Uni Homemaker 12/9/13 19:41

Aren't banana and cinnamon a fabulous pairing? I so want one of these rye bars right now! It's gorgeous Angie! :)

fimere 12/9/13 20:05

superbe et irrésistible bravo
bonne soirée

Rosa's Yummy Yums 12/9/13 20:06

Wonderful and ever so enjoyable!



Evelyne CulturEatz 12/9/13 20:30

Lot of bars up right now, I guess with the return to school. You beat them all, these look so great.

Lenia 12/9/13 21:08

A delicious pre-run snack for me!Definitely going to try them!
Thank you,dear!

Eva Taylor 12/9/13 21:24

They most certainly do look like they are packed with flavour and nutrition!

Unknown 12/9/13 21:50

These are just loaded with goodness Angle! They sound perfect for a hungry family!

Ely 12/9/13 22:00

These bars are wonderful.. you're amazing! <3

Beth 12/9/13 23:05

I'd love to pack some of those in a school lunch. The flavours sound great!

ann low 13/9/13 01:14

Angie, Love to have this healthy bar for my breakfast now. Is 7am here :D

chow and chatter 13/9/13 01:15

these look great , nice for snacks and travel

Sam Hoffer / My Carolina Kitchen 13/9/13 02:28

Bananas with cinnamon and almonds sounds fabulous together. Beautiful as always Angie.

jasna varcakovic 13/9/13 02:30

They sound and look awesome; Only thing left is to try them...I'll let you know my boys' opinions ;-)

Rosita Vargas 13/9/13 03:42

Maravillosas y saludables mi querida Angie están impresionantes,abrazos y saludos.

Unknown 13/9/13 04:21

Instead of oats, rye is a great substitute for bars too. These bars look delicious and healthy.

Jennifer Kendall 13/9/13 04:50

Gorgeous photos! These sound so delicious and so wholesome - love it!

great-secret-of-life 13/9/13 05:18

so healthy and tasty bread... Looks so tempting.. nice clicks as usual

Sokehah cheah 13/9/13 06:33

I totally agree with you that these are not only nutritious but extremely yummy.... lovely clicks!

Kit @ i-lostinausten 13/9/13 07:48

Love this healthy & delicious energy packed bars. Looks so good! YUM! ;)

Nammi 13/9/13 13:38

thats one healthy but delicious looking snack. Have a nice weekend

[Reply] 13/9/13 15:03

You are always coming up with great ideas. These are just lovely snacks.

Lite Home Bake 13/9/13 15:20

Love the idea of adding bananas into these bars, healthy and tasty, yummy!

Stephanie @ henry happened 13/9/13 15:36

I know what we're having for breakfast next week!

Tessa @ Feral Kitchen 13/9/13 16:46

What delicious and healthful bars! Nice work Angie!

Abbe@This is How I Cook 13/9/13 16:58

I feel healthy just looking at them!

Amelia 13/9/13 18:04

Hi Angie, very delectable and healthy bars. Thank for sharing the recipe. Excellent click!

Best regards.

Tricia @ Saving room for dessert 13/9/13 18:21

You know I love these! The white drizzle is beautiful too. I'm making sprouted wheat bread this weekend - can't wait as this is new to me. Happy baking Angie - these are wonderful!

Unknown 13/9/13 18:43

Love these bars and how healthy they are. It would make a nice snack for school lunch box. pinning this.

Anonymous 13/9/13 18:57

craving some for my brunch Angie!

Finla 13/9/13 19:04

Wowo they look so healthy and so packed, yumm

Alida 13/9/13 19:08

Wow! What a delicious snack Angie! My kids would love this. And it is healthy too.

Cristina 13/9/13 19:13

I need to look for those rye flakes. This is good eats, Angie, for anytime and any day! Beautiful captures. ;)

Georgia | The Comfort of Cooking 13/9/13 21:02

Love these healthy and wholesome banana bars, Angie! They look perfect for an on-the-go snack from scratch!

Priya Suresh 13/9/13 22:27

Very healthy bars, simply irresistible and flavourful..

Viviane Bauquet Farre - Food and Style 14/9/13 10:26

I love the touch of cinnamon, Angie! These look wonderful.

Joanne 14/9/13 12:47

I love all the health in these! With a bit of white chocolate for good measure. :)

kitchen flavours 14/9/13 14:20

Great looking bars, Angie! I could munch on these anytime of the day!

Paula @ Vintage Kitchen Notes 14/9/13 14:20

Anything with dates is fine with me Angie, and this recipe will make me feel to healthy too! Love it.

Christine Ho 14/9/13 14:32

Hi Angie, you always have good ideas of making healthy and yummy foods. These bars are perfect for snacking.

Debra Eliotseats 14/9/13 14:39

These look delicious and oh so healthy!

Reni 14/9/13 16:00

interesting recipe ! healthy and yummy !

easyfoodsmith 14/9/13 16:18

Packed with goodness of so many wonderful ingredients, these bars sure make for an ideal breakfast coupled with a glass of milk :)

My Inner Chick 14/9/13 19:01

These bars look fab & healthy! What a mix! x

Erica 14/9/13 22:30

They look delicious and sound very healthy! perfect snack for my kids!Thanks for sharing,Angie!

Elisabeth 15/9/13 04:19

Love the healthy and delicious bars...especially with the white chocolate drizzle...yumm!

Amy 15/9/13 07:59

Love these healthy banana rye bars. :) Great use on the dates to add sweetness.'s simply irresistible with those white chocolate drizzles.

Medeja- CranberryJam 15/9/13 14:23

This is a healthy treat! I like the idea of combining bananas and dates.

Amy (Savory Moments) 15/9/13 19:56

I need to find rye flakes! These look delicious and like a nice change from the usual granola bars I make most weeks for our breakfast.

Velva 15/9/13 21:22

This would be a healthy way to start the day-love it.


Julia | 15/9/13 22:09

I love everything rye, and these bars sound so appetizing. Love your creativity with using rye as an ingredient in sweet bars.

GG 15/9/13 22:45

These look really yummy. GG

The Squishy Monster 15/9/13 23:18

LOVE this! I've actiually been looking for a healthy bar recipe and think I may have found it!

pepper bowl 16/9/13 02:41

Wow...perfect crunchy granola bars...longtime pending recipe of mine..thanks for reminding :)

Koko 16/9/13 07:41

These look awesome!! The white chocolate drizzle would take them over the top (in the best way possible!!) :-)

Asmita 16/9/13 16:57

These bars are so healthy and delicious! Would love to make these and have around the house so I can make some good , healthy choices.

Barbara Bakes 16/9/13 17:30

I especially like the pretty drizzle on these bars. They look scrumptious.

Pam 16/9/13 17:40

They look delicious! I love the white chocolate drizzle on top.

Kelly Mulcair Registered Nutritionist. Content © 2011 Trinity Nutrition. 16/9/13 18:37

What a neat idea using rye in these bars and so many healthful ingredients going on in here. I love the side view of the bar -- doesn't it look incredible? Full of layered goodness!

Blog do Chocolate 16/9/13 22:54


Lovely !
I love banana and everything with it !
It's a wonderful suggestion ! :)


Reeni 17/9/13 02:52

Such a scrumptious bar I wouldn't even be able to tell they're healthy for me Angie! All my favorite flavors in one!

Kiran @ 17/9/13 09:37

You always bake the healthiest and yummiest bars. Ever!

Unknown 17/9/13 14:33

I have never met a loaf of banana bread I didn't love!! This sounds delicious, Angie!!

Soni 17/9/13 14:59

Oooh this looks and sounds incredible!Love the cinnamon in there along with the other yummy ingredients :)

Chitz 18/9/13 12:21

They look really irresistable & tempting.. Wish I cud take a bite now :)

Ashley 18/9/13 17:09

These sound delicious! What a perfect snack to have on hand. Love the combination of banana and rye - so different!

Cass @foodmyfriend 19/9/13 08:06

My little brothers would love these. May have to make a batch for school lunches!

Veronica Miller 20/9/13 11:11

Oh yum! These remind me of a Larabar - so good!

Erin | Well Plated 20/9/13 18:37

Having a total snack attack just looking at your pictures. Love the idea of the rye too!

Ana Regalado 23/9/13 12:30

These healthy and delicious bars sure beats that one I'm nibbling now :D

lena 24/9/13 18:44

besides your fabulous pictures, i also love how simple you put all the ingredients together to make these healthy bars!

Mary Moh 1/10/13 22:36

Looks really healthy and delicious. Would be good for any time.


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