- 150 g butter, at room temperature
- ¾ cup (200 g) honey
- 2 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups (300 g) whole wheat flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 ½ cups (350 g) oats
- 2 ½ cups (250 g) quinoa, cooked
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- ½ cup (70 g) almonds, toasted and finely chopped
- ½ teaspoon stick
- grated zest of 1 lemon
- 2 tablespoons flaxseed
- ½ cup (70 g) dried cranberries
- ½ cup (100 g) dark chocolate couverture, finely chopped
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- Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
- Beat the butter and honey in a mixer for 4-5 minutes on medium to high speed, using the whisk attachment until it starts to become fluffy.
- Add the eggs and vanilla. Beat for 2-3 more minutes.
- Add the flour, salt and baking powder. Beat until completely incorporated.
- Remove the mixer’s bowl from stand and add the oats, quinoa, chia seeds, almonds, cinnamon, grated zest of 1 lemon, flaxseed, cranberries and chocolate.
- Gently stir with a spatula to incorporate all of the ingredients. The cookie dough should be nice and fluffy.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Scoop out 2-3 spoonfuls of cookie dough for each cookie and place on to baking sheet.
- Dip your hand in some water and press down on each ball of dough to create a large circular cookie that is 10 cm in diameter.
- Bake for 8-10 minutes, until golden. They should be soft on the inside.
- When ready, remove from oven and let them cool completely on a wire rack so that they don’t crumble.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.