Once you've had a homemade granola bar, you'll never want to eat a packaged one again. For one, they're way simpler to make than you might think; and secondly, they're completely customizable. The basic idea is to puree dates in a food processor until they're smooth, then stir in oats, nuts, chocolate, coconut and dried fruit. Warm some honey and peanut butter on the stove, pour the mixture over everything and press into a baking dish. After 10 minutes in the freezer, it's ready to be cut into squares, rectangles or even send-me-off-to-dreamland cloud shapes.
Get the recipe: Granola Bars