Seaweed Recipe

Oatmeal Coconut Bars with seaweed

Just look at the picture, these crumbly bars are just so good! You’ve got to try them.

Submitted by:

Marlene Watson-Tara marlenewatsontara.com

Suitable for:

Vegans
Vegetarians
Meat Eaters!

What a treat, these oatmeal coconut bars are great for all the family. 

So delicious, just try not to eat them all in on go straight from the oven! 

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Ingredients

This recipe include 1/4 tsp of our PureSea Natural

Base
1½ cup rolled oats (gluten free if required)

2 tbsp. organic sunflower oil

¼ cup Clearspring rice malt syrup 

Topping
1 cup dairy free naturally sweetened choc chips

½ cup chopped pecans or walnuts

1 cup organic unsweetened shredded coconut 

¼ cup Clearspring barley malt syrup

1 tbsp. organic vanilla extract

¼ tsp Seaweed

Method

Preheat oven to 150/300deg. For the base, combine oatmeal, rice syrup and oil together, mix well. Press mixture evenly over bottom of a lightly oiled 8xinch square baking pan. Stir together the topping ingredients; chocolate chips, nuts, coconut, barley malt syrup, seaweed and vanilla extract. Mix well and spread evenly over oatmeal crust. Place in the middle of the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from the oven and let stand until cool. Flip over onto a work surface, give a little tap or two and release from the baking pan. Cut into bite size bars.

 

Seaweed Health Benefits

Iodine is an essential trace element that is lacking in many diets, and is particularly important during pregnancy.  In the diet, iodine contributes to:

o Normal development in children
o High energy yielding metabolism
o Normal cognitive function
o Normal thyroid function

Research shows specific compounds in seaweed can help manage blood sugar and the feeling of fullness. You may have noticed no salt in this recipe! Seaweed is used to replace salt and enhance flavours.

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IRON

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