Chocolate Quinoa Bar
(Serves 12)Beat eggs with honey in mixing bowl.
1/2 cup honey (I did not have enough honey, so I substituted some molasses)
In a separate bowl, mix together flour, seed and cocoa.
1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 cup shelled hemp seed
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
Puree dates, milk, extract and oil in blender.
1 1/2 cups pitted dried dates
2/3 cup skim milk
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup olive oil (the recipe called for grapeseed, peanut, coconut or olive oil. . . olive oil is the only oil I have on my shelf at the moment)
Alternately add dry and liquid ingredients to mixing bowl. Stir just until mixed.
Stir in quinoa.
1/2 cup dry quinoa
Pour batter into 9 X 13 baking pan greased with vegetable spray.
Sprinkle with ground seeds. Bake at 325F. for 30 minutes.
2 tablespoon almonds, ground (the recipe calls for shelled hempseed, but I only had enough for the batter)
Cool in pan on rack. Cut in 12 bars.