Wholesome School Biscuits
Wholesome School Biscuits

Wholesome School Biscuits

By s_irina  

February 13, 2017

These Wholesome School Biscuits are not only delicious, they will feed your kids brain cells and give them an energy boost as well. Being nut free, the kids can take the biscuits to school and enjoy them as a treat in recess or after lunch.

  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yields: 32 Biscuits

Ingredients

2 cups (300g) spelt flour

2 cups (200g) rolled oats

1 cup (50g) shredded coconut

2 heaped tablespoon cacao powder

½ cup (60g) cacao nibs

½ cup (75g) sunflower seeds

2 tablespoon chia seeds

Vanilla powder

250g butter

300g honey

Directions

1Preheat oven to 180ºC.

2Place all dry ingredients into a large bowl and blend well.

3Melt butter and honey in a small saucepan over a gentle heat. Add melted honey and butter to dry ingredients and mix everything together.

4Use a teapoon to drop dough onto baking trays lined with non stick baking paper. Leave some room between the biscuits as they will expand in the oven. Flatten the biscuits slightly with the back of the spoon.

5Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

6Leave the biscuits for 10 minutes on the baking tray before moving them to a cooling rack.

Spelt contains manganese, which we need for healthy brain function.

Oat provides glucose, which is brains basic fuel.

Coconut prevents depression and memory loss.

Cacao improves blood flow to the brain.

Sunflower seeds are high in thiamine, an important B vitamin, which increases memory and cognitive function

Chia contains all 4 of the major nutrients needed for brain function.

The smell of vanilla is an aromatic stimulant that can work to help calm you and reduce anxiety.

I hope you know by now that butter is actually a healthy fat. It contains vitamins, minerals and fatty acids which are all beneficial for good brain function.

Honey is the optimum fuel for the brain to prevent metabolic stress and achieve restful sleep, which in turn is critical for our cognitive and memory enhancement.

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