Hi! Happy Monday again! I just came back from my vacation to Brazil and Peru and I will share some (Super)food discovery stories about the trip shortly. It was amazing – and indeed full of culinary inspiration and discoveries as I had hoped for. See below some examples of interesting foods I could get to know with during the trip:
But today I am going to share a recipe that I made a few weeks back.
I wanted to create a little snack that I could take along easily to work and ideally, it would to be something that contains a bunch of Superfoods. Therefore, I created these little Honey-Oat treats. Actually, they follow a similar principle as the home-made granola, but this time, I used honey instead of agave syrup, as it was important for me that the grains would stick well together in order to form the little treats. And as a fact, honey is one of the great Superfoods as well!
This little treats contain following Superfoods:
- 1 1/2 cup oats (old fashioned)
- 5 tbsp sliced almonds
- Pinch of salt
- 4 tbsp cooked Quinoa
- 4 tbsp Buckwheat groats
- 1/2 cup coconut oil
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1 – 2 tbsp cinnamon
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
- Put all ingredients into a bowl, then mix very well, until the honey and cinnamon are coating all grains
- Now comes the “messy” part of the preparation: forming the little treats! Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty, and you can also take two spoons to help
- Once you could form the treats, carefully place them on a baking pan which is lined with some parchment paper
- Bake in the oven at 350 F (= 180 C) for about 25 minutes – the bottom of the treats should get light-brown and solid
- When you take them out from the oven, they might still be a bit soft, let them cool and they will harden a bit, they will be slightly crunchy – a great and very nourishing snack in the afternoon or a quick bite for breakfast!
- Store them in an air-tight container