- 260 g whole wheat flour
- 200 g oats
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- 100 g brown sugar
- 2 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 1 packet vanilla powder
- 80 g prunes, pitted and cut in to small pieces
- 50 g dates, pitted and cut in to small pieces
- 50 g raisins
- 50 dried cranberries, or your choice of dried fruit
- 50 g dark chocolate couverture, cut in to small pieces
- 30 g cocoa powder
- 30 g olive oil
- 50 g tahini
- 110 ml orange juice
- grated zest of ¼ orange
- 250 g green tea or Greek mountain tea
- 50 g sunflower seeds
- 100 g white or dark chocolate couverture, melted for serving
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- Preheat oven to 170* C (338* F) Fan.
- Cut up the prunes, dates and couverture in to small pieces and transfer to a bowl.
- Prepare the green tea by bringing 250 g of water to a boil. Transfer to a cup, add 2 packets of green tea and let them soak for 2-3 minutes, until the tea is ready.
- Add to the bowl with the dates.
- Add all of the remaining ingredients. The whole wheat flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, brown sugar, honey, vanilla, raisins, dried cranberries, cocoa powder, olive oil, tahini, orange juice, orange zest and sunflower seeds.
- Mix until all of the ingredients are well combined.
- Shape them in to biscuits that are 40-50 g each.
- Transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and making sure to leave some space between them so they don’t stick together when they rise while baking.
- Bake for 10-15 minutes.
- When ready, remove from oven. The biscuits will be soft and fluffy.
- Melt the white or dark couverture and drizzle over biscuits before serving.
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.