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GF Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies

Ok people, I have to apologise, I feel bad that I didn't post this at the beginning of Junk-Free June as these are the cookies that would have got you through the month with no cheating! They are sugar free as they have been sweetened with dates and banana and you can omit the chocolate chips (as they do have sugar in) but you could replace choc chips with cranberries, raisins or nuts to be completely sugar free. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did! GF Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies 1 cup dates, (soaked for 10 minutes in hot water and then drained) 1 ripe banana 2 TBs peanut butter 3/4 cup oat flour (you can make this...

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Banana Bread

Banana bread is something I make at least once a week for my kids. Its a great way to use up soft, spotty bananas and it is quick and easy to make. Have it plain, or with lashings of Olivani or jam. You can add chocolate chips to jazz it up, or even almond slivers or 1/2 cup of desiccated coconut. My original recipe called for egg, which I replaced with a flax egg (TBS ground flax + 3 TBS water), it also called for white flour and white sugar which I of course replaced for wholewheat flour and brown sugar.  Recipe for Vegan Banana Bread: 3 spotty bananas, mashed 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 flax egg (1TBs ground flax...

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Raw Apricot Bars

Its always nice to have some healthy, guilt-free snacks in the house. The kids are always hungry when they get home from school, and we all like to have just a little something sweet after dinner. Dried apricots happen to be high in iron, fibre, potassium and antioxidants, and they taste pretty sweet too! So it was about time I made some more apricot bars again. The last batch I did in the dehydrator but I wanted something more chewy and less crispy this time! I made mine with cashew nuts but you could use almonds too. Keep them in the fridge as they seem to hold their shape better and it makes them really chewy! Recipe for Raw Apricot...

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