CHIA & SESAME LAVENDER
Time: own time, you decide
Rich Tip: B-Inspired
- 2 cups raw flaked oats
- 1 cup oat flour (make the flour from flaked oats or oat grouts in the high-speed blender)
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 3 drops Lavender Oil
- 3 apples, cored, sliced and pureed in food processor (leave skin on)
- 1 cup sesame seeds
- 1 up chia seeds
- ¼ cup agave or liquid sweetener of choice
- In a large bowl, mix together raw oats, raw oat flour, cinnamon and sea salt. In second bowl, mix together the remaining wet ingredients. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry.
- On non-sKck dehydrator sheets, drop dough in cookie-size mounds, flatten slightly. Dehydrate at 145** for 45 minutes then reduce heat to 115 and dehydrate 4-6 hours, removing to screens half-way through dehydration.
If you are not using a dehydrator, try the lowest setting on your oven and leave the door ajar at 50 degrees. I have done this, fantastic results. Allow to cool and dry for 3 hours in room after 2 hours in oven.
CHEFS NUTRITION FACTS:
Sesame Seeds, It is a powerhouse of organic minerals, especially calcium, and is an alkaline food that supports bone and general health. Sesame seeds are full of calcium, magnesium, copper, vitamin B1, zinc and dietary fiber. They offer the most nutritional value when the entire seed is used (un-hulled). Whole sesame seeds contain about 88 mg of calcium per tablespoon of seeds.
Sesame seeds have been widely employed in culinary as well as traditional medicines for their nutritive, preventive, and curative properties. Sesame are an important sources of phyto-nutrients such as omega-6 fatty acids, flavonoid phenolic anti- oxidants, vitamins, and dietary fiber with potential anti-cancer as well as health promoting properties. Sesame is among the seeds rich in quality vitamins, and minerals. They are very good sources of B-complex vitamins such as niacin, folic acid, thiamin (vitamin B1), pyridoxine (vitamin B6), and riboflavin.
Nutrition, straight up. Packing in quite a bit of soluble fiber (4 grams per medium apple) for a modest amount of calories (95) makes apples a filling, sweet snack. Plus, a medium apple counts as 1 cup of fruit, so after eating one you’re well on your way to meeting your daily fruit quota (around 2 cups for adults on a 2,000-calorie diet).
They also are a good source of immune-boosting vitamin C (providing 14% of the Daily Value). Weight Loss Apples satisfy hunger for few calories so it’s not surprising that they can be part of a healthy diet that promotes weight loss. And in a recent study, dried apples also helped participants lose some weight.
Eating an apple before you work out may boost your exercise endurance. Apples deliver an antioxidant called quercetin, which aids endurance by making oxygen more available to the lung.