Did you know?

Quinoa is a highly nutritious gluten free grain. It contains  more protein than any other grain, with a good balance of all 8 essential amino acids. Quinoa is also high in fibre and has a low-GI, keeping blood sugar levels stable.

Snack

Vegan, Gluten Free

These are a great quick and tasty treat using only fruit to sweeten them. They are perfect for a wholefood healthy chocolate treat.

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup cashews (soak for 3 hours)005
  • ¼ cup almonds (soak for 3 hours)
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 3 Tbsp. cacao powder
  • 3 Tbsp. coconut flour
  • ¼ cup almond milk

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 200degrees Celsius
  2. Drain the cashews and almonds and rinse well.
  3. Add the cashews, almonds, cacao powder and quinoa to a food processor and blend until combined.015
  4. Add the coconut flour and vanilla extract until all ingredients are incorporated.
  5. Place the mixture on a lined baking tray and bake for 30mins.

 

Xoxo Hollie

Cacao & Quinoa Bites

Cacao & Quinoa Bites

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup cashews (soak for 3 hours)
  • ¼ cup almonds (soak for 3 hours)
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 3 Tbsp. cacao powder
  • 3 Tbsp. coconut flour
  • ¼ cup almond milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200degrees Celsius
  2. Drain the cashews and almonds and rinse well.
  3. Add the cashews, almonds, cacao powder and quinoa to a food processor and blend until combined.
  4. Add the coconut flour and vanilla extract until all ingredients are incorporated.
  5. Place the mixture on a lined baking tray and bake for 30mins.
http://www.poweredbyvegies.com.au/2016/cacaoandquinoabites/