Flapjacks

Ingredients

3 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
4oz  Butter (for dairy free – replace butter with 4 tbsp. coconut oil)
1tsp Cinnamon
1tsp Ground Ginger
6 tbsp. Maple Syrup (or Golden syrup)
4oz Sesame Seeds
16oz Oats

Method

  • Preheat oven at 180c for a fan oven. 200c for normal conventional.
  • Grease a baking tray. Line with grease-proof paper if necessary. The tray does not need to be a perfect size since you will still achieve same results by filling half a tray and straightening the mixture at the end.
  • Melt the coconut oil and butter in a pan gently over a low heat. Add the cinnamon, ground ginger, maple syrup and sesame seeds.
  • Heat for one minute but do not allow to boil.
  • Take the pan off the heat and add the oats. Stir well.
  • Tip mixture into your baking tray and spread across the tray choosing your preferred thickness. Press down on the mixture so it binds together as much as possible. Straighten off the edge if the mixture doesn’t complete the tray.
  • Place in the middle of the oven and bake for 15 minutes until the oats turn a golden colour.
  • Cut into squares whilst the mixture is still warm. Remove the squares carefully once the flapjacks are cold.

Enjoy!

Health tip: Apart from tasting delicious and adding a crunch to our food, did you know that sesame seeds are high in organic minerals such as magnesium, copper, vitamin B1, zinc and especially calcium which make them great for supporting our bones? Just a quarter cup of natural sesame seeds provides more calcium than a whole cup of milk. They are alkaline making them kind to our stomach and general health unlike milk which is acidic and can be difficult to tolerate.

 

 

 

 

 

Author: clairekinghealthandnutritioncoach

Welcome! My name is Claire and I am a proud mum, Complementary Healthcare Therapist, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and passionate lover of food and nutrition.

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