Pumpkin Seed and Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Pumpkin Seed and Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

These Oatmeal Breakfast Bars are great for breakfast or as a snack any time of the day. Our whole family loves them!

Happy weekend friend! I hope yours is off to a lovely start. I’m headed to Pure Barre this morning and then going to a friend’s pool paarrtay! Last night I baked up a batch of this Sriracha Chex Mix to share with everyone. Can’t wait!

I’m also super excited because one of my favorite cookbook authors, Dreena Burton, recently released a new cookbook —  Plant-Powered Families: Over 100 Kid-Tested, Whole Foods Vegan Recipes!

You may recognize Dreena from her popular cookbooks — Vive le Vegan!, Eat, Drink & Be Vegan and Let Them Eat Vegan. 🙂
She’s a mom and I feel like most of her past cookbooks were quite kid-friendly, but this new cookbook takes it one step further and is really catered to families.
She offers over 100 kid-approved recipes, sample family meal plans, and tips for handling challenges that come with every age and stage — from toddler to teen years.
As always, all the recipes are vegan, but I truly think any family can appreciate these recipes — they’re inventive, wholesome, easy to prepare and delicious! Over the years I’ve made a plethora of Dreena’s recipes and have never once been disappointed. (A couple examples: Almond Roasted Cauliflower +  Kale Slaw with Curried Almond Dressing.)
Dreena’s publisher sent Plant-Powered Families to me for review and I have already made a few of the recipes and bookmarked many more to try. This cookbook (and the recipes included) are definitely more kid-focused, but…

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