Check out our latest curb your snoring recipe of the month. This recipes is for roasted root vegetables.
These small chunks are perfect for a healthy snack as a bar or crumbled over plain yogurt or sliced fruit. They will keep at room temperature, covered, for up to a week; you can also freeze them. They are low in sugar and do not contain any dairy or wheat products which may cause inflammation in some people.
Yield: 8 Bars
1/4 cup almonds, toasted and chopped
1 cup rolled oats
1/3 cup wheat free flour (oat/rice/gluten-free flour, etc.)
1/4 cup unsalted sunflower seeds
1/4 cup raisins, or other dried berries
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 cup almond butter
1/4 cup maple or agave syrup
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 cup apple juice
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Oil an 8 inch baking pan.
- Place the dry ingredients in a medium bowl and stir to combine.
- Whisk the wet ingredients in another bowl and then pour it into the bowl with the dry ingredients, stirring until the batter is thoroughly moistened.
- Press the mixture evenly into the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the pan from the oven and cut into 8 chunks and spread them out on a cookie sheet.
- Put the cookie sheet in the oven and bake until golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.
- Cool in the pan for approximately 10 minutes. Then remove the chunks with a spatula, and cool them on a rack for at least 30 minutes.
This was a guest post written by Sharon Goldner. Sharon Goldner studied to be a Health Counselor at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City and is certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners and Columbia University Teacher’s College. She is also a trained Vegeterian Chef from the National Gourmet Institute for Health & Culinary Arts in New York City.
Her background enables her to guide and educate people in a fun and practical way as they create a realistic eating plan. Sharon’s empowering message provides participants with the tools and inspiration to improve their food choices and the quality of their lives. You can visit more of Sharon’s work at Recipe For A Healthy Life.
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