Date Cookies

Date Cookies

I adapted these date cookies from the three ingredient peanut butter biscuits in a previous post. I love a quick recipe that tastes good!

date cookies

Date Cookies
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Serves: 12 - 15 cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 250g peanut butter
  • 200g dates pitted and blended
  • 1 egg.
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to gas mark 8.
  2. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  3. Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.
  4. Form the dough into round balls and flatten with a fork.
  5. Place on the tray 2 inches apart.
  6. Bake for 8 – 10 minutes and remove from the oven.

 

Date Cereal Bars

Date Cereal Bars

How handy are cereal bars? There’s nothing better then a grab and go snack at breakfast time.  Here’s how i make my date cereal bars. The dark chocolate is optional and the bars are delicious without it too.

date cereal bars

Date Cereal Bars
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Serves: 10 - 12 bars
 
Ingredients
  • 230g oats
  • 130g mixed chopped nuts and seeds
  • 75g dates pitted and chopped/blended into ½ cm pieces
  • 170g peanut butter
  • 110ml honey or agave nectar
  • 100g 70% or higher dark chocolate melted (optional)
  • Sprinkle sea salt (optional).
Instructions
  1. Line a small baking tin with cling film or baking paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients for the bars apart from the dark chocolate and sea salt. Stir until well combined. If the mixture is dry, squeeze in a little more agave or honey.
  3. Spread the mixture in the prepared tin and press down firmly with a spatula/small glass cup, back of spoon – whatever you fancy.
  4. Pop in the fridge overnight. If using dark chocolate.
  5. Top bars with dark chocolate and a sprinkle of sea salt.
  6. Cut into bars and wrap individually.
  7. Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

Based on 12 bars

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Date Bliss Balls

Date Bliss Balls 

These date bliss balls are great little truffle style bites that keep well in the fridge for up to 2 weeks and are an instant pick me up.

date bliss balls

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Oven roast chicken legs with Potato, Garlic and Turmeric Sauce

Oven roast chicken legs with Potato, Garlic and Turmeric Sauce

These oven roast chicken legs with potato, garlic and turmeric sauce are awesome. A quick meal to put together and a dream for garlic lovers like me. I serve mine with mango and I love how well it works together. By they way I LOVE this photo.

Oven roast chicken legs with potato, Garlic and turmeric Sauce

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Tamarind Chana Masala

Tamarind Chana Masala

How versatile are chickpeas?! You have to try this tamarind chana masala! How amazing do the colours look?

Yes, it’s been a while. Sorry! When i first started the ‘break’, it was because i wanted to focus on Ramadan. The end of Ramadan coincided with the kids breaking up for nursery. They have now been home a week and i haven’t really managed to sit down and write anything up. To be honest, last week was a really really hectic week and this week looks like it will be the same but i am hoping to get as many posts out as possible this week.

tamarind chana masala - www.tiffinandteaofficial.com

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