Recipes: Breakfast Breads

Easy No-Bake Glazed Blueberry Oat Bars


  • 2 cups blueberries, divided
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup dates, pitted
  • 1/2 cup almonds, sliced and toasted
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon orange juice or water (optional)


  • Line an 8-inch x 8-inch pan with foil, leaving a 2-inch overhang and spray with cooking spray.
  • In a food processor, combine 1 cup blueberries, oats, dates, almonds, chia seeds, orange zest and cinnamon and process until mixture is sticky and holds together.
  • Stir in remaining 1 cup blueberries.
  • Press into prepared pan and refrigerate until set, at least 2 hours.
  • Combine confectioners’ sugar and orange juice and drizzle over top if desired.
  • Cut into 16 bars.


  • Number of servings (yield): 6
  • Per portion: 163 calories; 10g fat; 6g saturated fat; 65mg sodium; 19g carbohydrate; 2g fiber; 3g protein