Quinoa and Goji Berry Breakfast Cookies

Want to create a delicious and healthy breakfast snack which you can eat while you’re on-the-go?

We have tracked down the perfect breakfast cookie made using quinoa flakes and tasty goji berry to keep you fuller for longer, and last until lunchtime!

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Ingredients

1 1/3 cup quinoa flakes

1/2 cup coconut flour

1 stick butter (softened)

2 ripe bananas

5 tbsp coconut sugar

3/4 cup apple sauce

1/2 cup chopped almonds

1/2 cup dried fruit

2 tbsp sesame seeds

1 tsp vanilla extract

Pinch of flake sea salt

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF (180ºC) and line a tray with baking paper.
  2. Combine the butter and coconut sugar with an electric or hand mixer.
  3. Add the mashed banana pieces, apple sauce, and vanilla extract. Mix well until they have all combined.
  4. Next mix the quinoa flakes and coconut flour. This may seem a little difficult to mix, but remember to keep stirring until everything has meshed well together.
  5. Fold in the dried fruit, chopped almonds, and sesame seeds until you have a thick batter.
  6. Spoon carefully onto the tray, and sprinkle with sea salt. Cook for 20 minutes or until golden brown, then remove and transfer onto a rack to cool.

Image and Recipe via Honestly Yum