• Follow Us: 

Healthy Snack Recipes to Keep You Energised

  By posted Feb 2nd 2013
Recipes

Healthy Snack Recipes #5

Oatmeal, Raisin, Coconut and Chia Seed Cookies

Ingredients (Dry)

2 cups finely ground rolled oats
1/2 cup dried, unsweetened shredded coconut (ground)
1/2 cup currants or raisins
1 Tbsp ground chia seeds
1 Tbsp whole chia seeds
1 tsp cinnamon

Ingredients (Wet)
2 Tbsp raw almond butter
1/2 cup dates, chopped and soaked in 1/2 cup water
3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 tsp vanilla
1 Tbsp coconut oil

Directions

Step 1: Soak the dates in 1/2 cup water for an hour or more.

Step 2: Grind the oats and unsweetened coconut into a flour using a high powered blender.

Step 3:
Grind the chia seeds into a powder using a spice grinder.

Step 4: Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside.

Step 5: Place the almond butter, soaked dates (with their soak water), applesauce, vanilla and coconut oil in a food processor or high powered blender (like a Vitamix). Blend until smooth, then add to the dry ingredients and mix well.

Step 6: Form cookies on a baking sheet lightly sprayed with oil or covered with parchment paper (I used parchment paper because the cleanup is way easier!). Use about 1 Tbsp of batter for each cookie, and spread the cookie out on the parchment. The cookies won’t spread as they bake so be sure to spread them out into a “cookie shape” using a fork or spoon.

Step 7: Bake at very low heat: 200 degrees for 1.5 to 2 hours (mine took 1.5 hours in the oven, but it depends on how hot your oven is). When they’re done, they’ll be slightly browned and crispy on the outside.

 

Health Star Of The Week

Health Star of the Week: Mom Hits the Gym to Burn Baby Fat

The feeling of being a mother had left Rupa ecstatic, but the repercussions of fat rich...

 Read More»

 

Sex Talk

Sex: Top 20 Facts about Orgasm

Have you ever wondered about which positions are most likely to make you climax? Or if it...

 Read More»

 

Hair Care Tips

Hair Care: 20 Ways to Stronger Hair

Hair fall or hair loss does not spare age or gender. To be honest hair fall is a natural...

 Read More»

 

in focus

Ramzan Eid Special

most popular

 

editor's pick

ACROSS THE NET