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Month: May 2010
Serves 60 (1 cookie each). Source: Stacy Mitchell, RD, LD
½ cup light butter, softened
1/3 cup brown sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla
½ cup peanut butter
1 cup quinoa flour
¾ cup quinoa flakes
1 tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Cream together butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
- Beat in eggs.
- Add peanut butter and mix well.
- Combine quinoa flour, flakes, baking soda and salt. Gradually stir into sugar mixture.
- Drop by teaspoons about 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet.
- Bake 11 to12 minutes or until light golden brown.
- Let cookies stand on baking sheet 2 to 3 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool.
Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 40, Carbohydrate: 5 g, Cholesterol: 10 mg, Dietary Fiber: 1 g, Fat: 2 g, Protein: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0.5 g, Sodium: 55 mg, Sugar: 3 g Trans fats: 0 g
These little guys are wonderful, but what the heck is quinoa? This grain is packed with nutrition and such a fun way to use it in this recipe. Give it a try!
Quinoa is pronounced keen-wa), and is a grain that comes from South America.
It is an ancient super food of the Inca civilization, known as the mother grain.
Quinoa contains more protein than any other grain. It is a great source of fiber and loaded with many vitamins and minerals such as heart-healthy folate, vitamin E, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc and selenium. It is one of the few grains that is a complete protein.
As we know one of the most important meals of the day – breakfast! Getting you started for the day and jump-starting that metabolism.
Hmm. . . . what will keep you full through the morning – that is right, load up on the fiber and protein!
Here is a great little recipe that is simple, easy and filling! Add a nice big glass of milk to make this even more filling.
Breakfast Fruit Pizza
1 light whole-grain English muffin
1 tbsp whipped brown sugar cream cheese, divided
2 tbsp fresh raspberries, divided
2 tbsp fresh blueberries, divided
1 tsp agave nectar, divided
1. Cut English muffin into halves and toast.
2. Spread whipped brown sugar cream cheese onto each muffin half.
3. Add fresh fruit. Drizzle with agave nectar.
Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 170, Carbohydrate: 34 g, Cholesterol: 10 mg, Dietary Fiber: 9 g, Fat: 4.5 g, Protein: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Sodium: 220 mg, Sugar: 8 g Trans fats: 0 g