Delicious and Healthy Apricot Bars

apricot barsThe start of fall has me getting back on the school schedule. One of my duties is to find healthy snacks to pack in the lunch box or to offer for a quick breakfast when we are running just a little bit late in the morning.

I read the other day about the healing benefits of Apricots and wanted to share that information along with any easy recipe with you.

Apricots contain vitamin A, a nutrient that promotes healthy skin and good vision. They are a good source of fiber and contain the cancer fighting nutrient Lycopene.

20 dried apricots serve up 7.5mg of Iron, that’s 42% of the recommended daily allowance.

When selecting dried apricots consider choosing organic; conventional apricots are usually preserved with sulfites which may cause adverse reactions in some individuals. Continue reading