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Mrs. Pippin's Kitchen
Here are some of Mrs. Pippin's favorite recipes. Get someone to cook them for you and your family. I know you will enjoy them. They are not only tasty, but they are also good for you.
Apple Cinnamon Cookies
1/2 cup brown rice syrup or coconut sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/8 tsp. ground cloves
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 range free organic egg beaten
1 cup oat flour* or spelt flour*
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1 tsp baking powder (aluminum free) **
1 1/2 cups organic rolled oats (not Instant)
1/2 cup Thompson raisins
1/4 cup raw organic sunflower seeds
1 fresh organic apple, peeled and finely chopped.
Foods marked with an * are found at your local natural food market or health store.
*Spelt flour is an ancient grain and is suitable for children who are sensitive to wheat. It is NOT gluten-free.
** Alum-–free baking powder.
*** Carob is a bean-like pod. It can be used as a substitute for cocoa. Use carob chips in place of chocolate chips for cookies.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a medium size bowl:
Cream butter and sweetener together until smooth.
Stir in cloves and cinnamon.
Mix in beaten egg.
In a larger bowl:
Mix flour, rolled oats and remaining ingredients.
Spoon on to a greased cookie sheet.
Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown around edges
Makes about 2 dozen medium size cookies.
Apple Carob Bars
No-cook healthy treats. Perfect for those between meal snacks or lunch kits. Buy organic items if possible.
1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/2 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup raw almonds
Soak the above seeds over night in purified water.
1 cup carob powder***
1/2 cup real maple syrup
2 cups bran flakes (save 1/4 cup to sprinkle in bottom of pan
3 TBSP psyllium husks
1 TBSP pure vanilla extract
1 tsp allspice
2 TBSP ground flax seeds
Topping: 1/2 cup of fine coconut
1. Drain the nuts and seeds after soaking them over night. Place them in a food processor and process until finely ground. Add to them the remaining ingredients, except for the coconut. Process until it becomes a smooth paste.
2. In a 9 inch by 11 inch glass dish, sprinkle the bottom of the dish with 1/4 cup bran flakes. Spoon the mixture into the dish.
3. Sprinkle the top with coconut and garnish with fresh wedges of apple.
4. Chill for a few hours then cut into squares. This is a high protein, high fibre snack.
1. Use your food processor with the grinder attachment.
2. Take equal amounts of nuts and seeds and grind them up.
3. All nuts and seeds should be organic if possible.
4. Almonds, Goji Berries (do these first as they take more grinding.)
5. Now add Sunflower Seeds, Pumpkin Seeds, Sesame Seeds, Flax Seeds, Chia Seeds.
6. When ground, place them in a glass jar. Sprinkle them liberally over your oatmeal in the morning, and just eat a teaspoon or so , whenever you need a treat. Enjoy!