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  • Serves 4
  • Makes 4
  • 2 hours
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 6 Ingredients
February 12, 2020

41 Comments

My kids love fruit bars but many of the ones sold in the shops are full of nasties, preservatives and packed with sugar.

These homemade fruit leathers are full of the good stuff – lots of blueberries and no added sugar.


Ingredients (serves 4 | makes 4 )

  • 500g blueberries
  • 1/2 juice of a lemon
  • 1/2 tsp liquid stevia
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tbsp agar agar
  • 1/2 cup water

Method

  1. Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Line a baking tray in cling wrap and pour the blueberry mixture over the top. Spread evenly to the edges.
  2. Place tray in the fridge to cool for at least 2 hours or ideally overnight to set.
  3. Remove from the tray and cut into thin strips.

  • Great idea and get the kids involved too

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  • Wow these look great! What a fabulous idea.

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  • These look great and no preservatives.

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  • Ooo this looks good. Love the ingredients used too

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  • I’d swap out the stevia for rice malt syrup or another alternative, not a fan of the taste.

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  • I always buy mine though home made would be a treat!

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  • Never tried stevia but worth a go.

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  • Can you substitute normal olive oil for coconut oil? My kids hate the taste

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  • Wow, these look great and looks like a great lunchbox treat for my kids! Thanks for sharing and cant wait to try. I wonder if I can substitute the stevia liquid for honey?

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  • I’ll have to look agar agar up – no idea what it is – but these look great.

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  • Love these…So much better than the fruit sticks full of sugar you buy in the shops.

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  • An unusual recipe to try. Thanks

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  • Interesting and looks nice. Prefect as a treat

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  • I love how simple and healthy these are. It’s also a very versatile recipe as you could swap the blueberries for almost any other fruit, mango would be yummy!

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  • A sneaky pretend treat!

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