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Gluten-Free Vegan Flapjack

Flapjack is an ideal snack, whether it be to have with a cup of tea or an on-the-go breakfast. And this recipe makes a delicious flapjack that is gluten free, vegan, and delicious! 😀

The recipe is incredibly quick, and the thing that takes the longest time is waiting for it to cool once it comes out the oven. You can easily adapt the recipe as well, to suit your own tastes or to vary things a little if you make them regularly. Continue reading

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Corn Pucks with Roasted Beetroots and Potatoes

These corn pucks are incredibly delicious, and are something Jason had at a few lunch buffets at his work. After eating so many of them, he had to have the recipe so we could make them at home, and this is it 🙂

These pucks are great as the main part of a dinner, like we had tonight, or as a snack to have during your day, at a picnic, or even on the bike! You can adapt it as you like, to add different spices, but we think the original (from Chef Sofie Göransson) is still the best. Continue reading

Scones

These scones are perfect as a part of a nice brunch or just something to eat for breakfast. They are very quick to make and you can use different types of flour. Today I used whole wheat flour and graham flour. Swedes like to eat their scones with butter, jam or cheese, but you can eat them however you want 🙂 Continue reading

Raw Food Cacao Snack Balls

Following on from our simple raw food energy bars, we went for another raw food recipe this weekend. We are going to see some friends for fika (a Swedish concept that covers anything from coffee to cakes, sandwiches, and small snacks) this evening and one of the friends is not eating sugar. We wanted to make some traditional Swedish Lucia buns (saffron buns), which contain a lot of sugar, so we figured we needed something else and something no one could resist!
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Coconut Energy Snack Bars

When you exercise a lot, you never want to feel too hungry between meals or not have enough energy to sustain you. With these bars, we think we have our favourite do-everything bars! We take them to work with us to have as snacks, eat them in the morning before a pre-breakfast run/ride, take them on the bike with us, and eat them after a workout before getting home to a recovery meal, among other things. Continue reading

Crunchy and Delicious Homemade Granola

Granola is so easy to make and then you have a really crunchy, delicious afternoon/evening/morning snack. We usually eat our granola with milk, yoghurt or quark. You can add any extra fruit and berries that you like, that will only make the bowl of granola even more delicious. What you put in your granola is also entirely up to you. You can mix all sorts of nuts, seeds and oats.


Ingredients Serves 12-15 portions
Cooking time: 1 h 15 min

  • 300 g rolled oats
  • 150 g spelt wheat (contains gluten so leave out if you are gluten intolerant)
  • 100 g buckwheat flakes
  • 40 g pumpkin seeds (or other seeds)
  • 50 g coconut flakes
  • 60 g cashew nuts
  • 60 g walnuts
  • 100 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 170 ml liquid/clear honey
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • Set oven to 120°C

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  1. Put all the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Use a pestle and mortar to crush the nuts into smaller pieces or chop them, and add them to the bowl.
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  3. Add the honey and the olive oil and stir until everything is mixed together.
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  4. Take an oven tray and spread the mix evenly on some baking paper.
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  5. Roast the granola for 15 min in the oven.
  6. Take it out and stir the mix to make sure it is roasted evenly.
  7. Put it back in to roast for another 20 min.
  8. Take it out again and stir again. Let it roast for another 20 min.
  9. Take it out and let the granola cool down completely on the tray.
  10. Pour the granola into a tin or glass jar.
  11. Enjoy!
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