In top produce season (for those of us not in California), I have an extreme need to encounter however much in-season organic product as could reasonably be expected. Would i be able to purchase peaches, berries, and tomatoes in December in Virginia? In the expressions of Jonathan from Queer Eye, “since you Ameri-CAN, doesn’t mean you Ameri-SHOULD”.
How about we speculatively say you bought a somewhat huge amount of organic product – potentially an “absurd sum”- and you’re considering how to manage it other than heating one more pie or freezing it for smoothies. Might I propose breaking out a dehydrator?
For those short on cooler space, drying out organic product can be an awesome method to safeguard the season in a rack stable way. Not exclusively would you be able to dry organic product for blending into trail blend or eating plan, yet you can likewise make your own better natural product calfskins, prepared merchandise, and even superfood powders (simply place it in a powerful blender after!).
Heating with dried natural product is such a ton simpler than new organic product since you don’t need to represent the dampness content. Here and there cooking with new natural product causes unbaked regions and irregularity in biscuits, bread, and so forth It likewise makes for profoundly thought character!
on the off chance that you have a nursery, CSA membership, or know somebody who is particularly liberal with their natural product trees. I for one want to protect occasional produce causes me to see the value in it more (as opposed to attempting to eat however much of it as could be expected before it turns sour to where you really don’t have any desire to see one more zucchini for another schedule year).
- 2 cups blueberries, punctured
- 5 peaches, skin and pit removed, thinly sliced
- 1 cup old fashioned oats
- ⅓ cup whole wheat flour
- ¼ cup raw pumpkin seeds
- ¾ cup dried blueberries
- ⅓ cup dried peach slices (chopped in cookies, or whole on top)
- 2 tbsp flaked coconut
- ½ tsp baking powder
- 2 oz honey
- ⅓ cup Nut butter
- ½ cup milk or milk alternative
- 1 large egg
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- ¼ tsp kosher salt
- *If desired- add superfood powder of choice (make sure it’s not heat sensitive and is safe for children)
- Preheat the oven to 325 F convection.
- Prepare and dehydrate fruit per manufacturer directions. (Or buy dried fruit).
- In a large bowl, mix all ingredients.
- Use a 1/4 cup dry measure and drop 6 cookies onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
- Use damp hands and shape cookies into pucks.
- Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
- Cool and store up to 4 days.
NUTRITION PER SERVING
Serving Size – 1 cookie/bar
Calories – 455
Carbohydrate – 64g
Cholesterol – 33mg
Fiber – 9g
Protein – 12g
Fat – 17g
Saturated Fat – 4g
Sodium – 121mg
Sugar – 35g