Recipe: Vegan Cookies

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Plant-based foods such as vegetables, fruits, pulses, grains and seeds will provide you with high fiber, omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, vitamins, minerals. Research suggests that following a diet consisting mainly of plants not only has great health benefits in reducing the risk of heart disease and some cancers, but is also good for the planet in that it makes much more efficient use of land and water.


Ingredients:

  • 250g white flour
  • 1 cup of soy milk (250ml)
  • 1 tablespoon of aspartame (15g)
  • ½ orange juice
  • 50g muesli cereal
  • 40g dark chocolate chips (85% cacao)
  • pinch of salt
  • orange zest

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Preparation:

STEP 1:
Mix 250g of flour, 1 cup soy milk and pinch of salt in a bowl until the dough is uniform. Then, add 1 tablespoon of aspartame. The aspartame is not suitable for PKU, so do not exceed 40 gr of intake.

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STEP 2:
Add the orange zest, 40g of chocolate chips, 50g of muesli cereal and mix everything. Next add the juice of half an orange.

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STEP 3:
Once the mixture is ready, choose two spoons with a deep bowl and start molding cookies. Scoop dough onto a baking tray lined with baking paper. Now, you can preheat the oven to 350 F for 10 min. This time allows mixture to slightly thicken.

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STEP 4:
Put the cookies in the oven once temp is 350 F, and bake them for 40 min or until golden brown.

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STEP 5:
Cool on the sheet pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool completely.

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Nutrition Facts:

100g 1 cookie (20g)
Calories 229,25 45,85
Sugars 42,29 8,46
Protein 6,97 1,4
Fats 3,79 0,758
Fiber 13,96 2,79


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Albert Rodriguez Sancho
Personal Trainer, Physiotherapist & Sports Nutrition Specialist
Holmes Place Europolis Sardenya

Posted in Nutrition