- 200 g sesame seeds
- 200 g honey
- 1 pinch salt
- zest of 1 lemon
Greek honey sesame bars - Pasteli
Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.
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Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.
Dairy Free Diet
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Egg Free Diet
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- Place a frying pan over high heat.
- Add the sesame seeds and toast them for 2-3 minutes until golden. Remove and set aside.
- Place the same frying pan on heat.
- Add the honey and let it come to a boil.
- Add the sesame seeds, lower the heat to medium, and simmer for 5 minutes by constantly mixing with a wooden spoon.
- Remove from the heat and add the salt and the lemon zest.
- Pour the mixture into a 20 cm round cake pan lined with parchment paper, and spread it well with a spoon.
- Allow 20 minutes for it to cool and serve.
The longer you let the pasteli cool, the more it will thicken.
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.
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