Recipe of the Week: Raspberry Oatmeal Bars


Stop by the Fresh Market at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre on Wednesdays from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm in the Cafeteria Courtyard to pick up some fresh, local, ingredients to make this featured recipe.

Serves 12

Preparation time: 50 minutes


  • 1 ½ cup whole wheat flour

  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats

  • ½ cup toasted unsweetened flaked coconut

  • ½ cup dark brown sugar or 1/3 cup honey

  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • ½ cup coconut oil, melted

  • 6 ounces raspberries

  • 2 egg whites


Preheat oven to 350F. Line a 9x9 inch baking pan with parchment paper. Stir together flour, oats, coconut, sugar, nutmeg, and salt. Stir in coconut oil and egg white until moist dough forms. Reserve ¾ cup of dough. Press remaining dough into pan until evenly spread. Mash raspberries in a separate bowl and spread over dough in pan. Crumble remaining dough and sprinkle on top of raspberry layer. Bake 30 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes.

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