Healthy ANZAC Biscuits
Want the enjoyment of ANZAC biscuits this year without the guilt of adding all that butter and sugar most recipes have. Here’s an alternative that cuts back on the saturated fat and provides some additional protein and fibre… Healthy all year round!Healthy ANZAC biscuits!
Ingredients: ½ cup (70 g) wholemeal flour (use gluten free flour or almond meal for gluten free alternative) 1 cup (100 g) rolled oats (use rice or millet flakes for gluten free alternative) ½ cup (40 g) desiccated coconut ½ cup (60 g) chopped or slivered almonds (optional) 2 ½ tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tbsp water or more to moisten mixture
Method: 1. Preheat oven to 150°C 2. Prepare a baking tray lined with non-stick baking paper 3. Place the rolled oats, flour, coconut and almonds in a large bowl and stir to combine 4. Add oil, honey and vanilla 5. Mix with wooden spoon until combine 6. Add water and mix again until sticks together 7. Roll table-spoonfuls of mixture into balls and place on prepared baking trays, pressing down on the tops to flatten slightly. Forms approximately 20 biscuits 8. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes or until golden brown
Nutrition comparison to your standard ANZAC biscuit option: Twice the protein
65% less saturated fat 60 % less sugar 50 % more fibre