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Sunday, 15 May 2016

Pistachio And Quinoa Bites...


I am sharing a healthy Pistachio recipe today from American Pistachios. This recipe has been designed to help with weight loss developed by a nutritionist. How does you fancy making Pistachio and quinoa bites? All the nutritional information is attached at the bottom of the recipe.


Makes 12
  • 60g quinoa, rinsed
  • 100g shelled pistachio, chopped
  • 200g pitted prunes
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 100g caco nibs or chocolate chips


Method:
  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan/Gas 4
  2. Spread the quinoa and pistachio nuts on a baking tray and place in the oven at180C for 10mins. Reduce the oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Allow to nuts and quinoa to cool
  3. Place the prunes, honey and 3 tbsp water in a blender and puree. Spoon the prune mixture into a large bowl and mix with the quinoa, pistachios and cacao nibs.
  4. Line a 20cm square tin with greaseproof paper, spoon the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 20mins.
  5. Allow to cool in the tin for 15mins, then cut into 12 slices.



Per serving:
  • 148cals, 9g fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 4g protein, 3.5g fibre, 12g carbohydrate, 8g sugar, 0.1g salt
  • Gluten free/Low saturated fat/high fibre.

*Recipe and recipe photography by American Pistachios*
*No Payment was received*


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