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Quinoa crispy cakes

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Quinoa crispy cakes

Method

  • In a saucepan over medium-low heat, add the peanut butter with the honey and mix for 1-2 minutes with a spoon, until the ingredients are homogenized.  
  • At the same time, in a bowl mix the puffed quinoa, oats, almonds, and coconut.
  • Pour the saucepan’s mixture into the bowl and, by wearing gloves, mix until the ingredients are homogenized. You want to cover all the solid ingredients with the honey-peanut butter mixture.  
  • Line the bottom of a 40x30 cm baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Pour the bowl’s mixture into the baking pan and press it with the bottom of a glass, so that it is 1 cm thick over the whole surface, evenly.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate the baking pan.
  • Allow at least 5 hours -or better overnight- for the mixture to thicken. Remove from the baking pan and cut with a 10 cm round cookie cutter or cut into squares.
  • Wrap each crispy cake into plastic wrap and store them in the refrigerator. 
  • Eat them on their own or serve them with your favorite ingredients.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

221
Calories (kcal)
11 %

Calories

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.

11.0
Total Fat (g)
16 %

Fatty Acids

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.

3.6
Saturated Fat (g)
18 %

Saturated 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.

24.0
Total Carbs (g)
9 %

Carbohydrates

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.

13.0
Sugars (g)
14 %

Sugars

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.

5.8
Protein (g)
12 %

Protein

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.

3.1
Fibre (g)
12 %

Fibers

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.

0.09
Sodium (g)
2 %

Salt

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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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