Breakfast,  Everlasting Health,  Foods For Health,  Snacks

Back to School Treats!!

Here’s a couple of recipes that you can make up for the kids…& yourself!! Providing lots of protein, essential fatty acids, good carbohydrates & minerals – essentials we all need for brain power.

Sesame Seed Bars

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sesame seeds
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 3/4 cup coconut flakes/desiccated
  • 1/3 cup roasted cashews (pumpkin seeds if need nut free option)
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/3 cup barley malt
  • 1/2 cup almond, Brazil nut, cashew spread (or 1/4 cup mashed banana if allergic/nut free)
  • 3/4 cups honey/agave syrup/maple syrup
  • 1/2 Tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • coconut oil
  • can add or substitute pine nuts, slivered almonds, pumpkin seeds, dried fruits, goji berries etc

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 400°C
  2. Oil two large cookie trays with coconut oil
  3. Mix all dry ingredients in large bowl, stir well
  4. Mix all wet ingredients in large saucepan on stove over medium low heat, stir well till combined
  5. Add dry ingredients from bowl into wet ingredients on the stove
  6. Stir the mixture until thoroughly mixed & produces a sticky consistency – add more wet or dry ingredients as needed
  7. Use large spoon to transfer mixture to cookie sheets
  8. Press mixture into cookie sheets with a rolling pin to make a smooth flat surface
  9. Bake at 325°C for 10-15 min
  10. Allow bars to cool in pans. Use pizza cutter to cut into 6cm x 8cm pieces
  11. Remove bars from tray….enjoy!!!
A tasty treat for everyone….

Quick Blender Buckwheat-Oat Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cups rice milk (or water)
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

Method

  1. Place oats in blender & grind into a coarse flour
  2. Add remaining ingredients & blend well
  3. Let batter sit for 2-4 minutes to thicken
  4. Blend again for 30 seconds
  5. Pour onto hot, grease pan/griddle
  6. Cook until bubbles form on top, & flip over to brown
  7. Serve with berries, cooked apples or pears & dollop of yoghurt & sprinkle of LSA or Linseed/Sunflower seeds if nut free.
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