It's February...Be Heart Healthy! February is 'Heart awareness month'. Let's bake some cookies that is good for the heart. Studies have shown oats significantly reduce total cholesterol and LDL-cholesterol levels as well as fasting blood glucose. Oats are naturally gluten-free and a good source of beta-glucan, the soluble fibre that is good for your gut too. Have a bag of muesli ready...Let's bake!
(make 10 cookies)
100g Gluten-free Muesli*
75 g gluten-free plain flour
1 tsp gluten-free baking powder
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2-3 tbsp maple syrup
2 tbsp dried whole blueberries
1 tsp vanilla bean paste
a pinch of salt
Blend the muesli, flour and baking powder in a food processor.
Mix the rest of the ingredients in a bowl, then add the dry ingredients and mix well.
Spoon onto a baking tray and flatten the top a little with a fork.
Bake at 160 degree C Fan oven for 15 mins, or until golden brown.
Leave to cool for at least 10 mins before removing from tray.
*containing porridge oats, coconut flakes, brown linseeds, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, dates, raisin, sultanas, buckwheat flakes, poppy seeds, apricot, quinoa flakes