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Strawberry Quinoa Oatmeal Bars

  • Author: Alexis Joseph | Hummusapien
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 bars 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


These moist and perfectly sweet Strawberry Quinoa Oatmeal Bars are a delicious and healthy afternoon treat or breakfast! Vegan and gluten free.


  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup spelt or whole wheat flour 
  • ¾ cup cooked quinoa (or sub more oats)
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar (or brown sugar)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup strawberry jam


  1. Preheat oven to 325F. Grease an 8x8in baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Combine oats, spelt flour, quinoa, coconut, sugar, salt, baking soda and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  3. Add maple syrup, applesauce, coconut oil, and vanilla. Stir until combined.
  4. Set aside ½ cup of the oat mixture and then press the rest into the prepared pan. Top with strawberry jam, spreading evenly with a spoon or spatula. Sprinkle the rest of the oat mixture on top.
  5. Bake for 35 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack before cutting into 12-16 bars. Store in the refrigerator.