Oats are a great source of soluble fibre that will keep you regular, lower cholesterol and fill you up for hours. Nut butters are packed with protein that keeps your body sustained for hours. They are also rich in antioxidants and minerals that include magnesium, potassium, folate, niacin and folate. Nuts such as almonds are full of protein that can help your body repair as well as support a healthy immune system. Cinnamon improves insulin’s efficiency, which helps regulate blood sugar levels.
160 g (1/2 cup) almond butter or peanut butter
60 ml (1/4 cup) extra virgin olive oil or butter
1 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder
90 g (1/4 cup) raw honey
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
180 g (1 3/4 cups) rolled oats, blended into flour
160 g (1 cup) raw almonds, whole or roughly chopped
Espresso Cream (optional)
300 g ricotta, firm
2 tablespoons espresso coffee, chilled
1 tablespoon organic maple syrup
To make the cream
Enjoy these cookies on their own or sandwiched with the Espresso Cream for a truly decadent cookie.
Substitute espresso with Healthy Chef Naked Chocolat.