Date and Spelt Squares
IntroductionA satisfying and nutritious breakfast or snack. No added refined sugar. Wheat and dairy free. Kids love them. A satisfying and nutritious breakfast or snack. No added refined sugar. Wheat and dairy free. Kids love them.
150 grams Coconut Oil
200 grams Dates
3 tbsp Honey
75 grams gluten free oats
150 grams Doves Farm Organic Wholegrain Spelt Flour
50 grams ground almond
25 grams Sunflower Seeds, without salt
This recipe contains whole foods that provide nutrients that are beneficial to health.
Enjoy in moderation as part of a balanced diet that contains plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables.
Overeating healthy food has the same net effect on weight gain as overeating unhealthy food, so eat when you feel hungry, pay attention to how your stomach feels, and stop when you are still comfortable.
Grease 20cm tin with coconut oil
Blitz dates with 4 tbsp hot water in blender or nutribullet to make a paste
Melt coconut oil and honey in a pan over medium heat
Mix oats, flour, ground almonds, seeds in a bowl. OPTION: exchange honey for maple syrup to make this vegan. Use any seeds you like.
Add melted coconut oil and honey and stir well to form a dough.
Spoon half the dough into the tin push down firmly.
Cover with date paste.
Top with remaining dough evenly.
Push into corners.
It will look quite shallow, but that's right.
Bake for 25 - 30 mins until golden.
Cool in tin before cutting into squares.
Keep in fridge for 10 days in an airtight container.
Serving Size: Makes 16 squares
Number of Servings: 16
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EATTITUDE.