Nutty Slices with Strawberry Chia Jam

Hedi Hearts

Vegan slices

What a way to start the day!

Ingredients

  1. Strawberry Chia Jam:
  2. 2 cups of diced strawberries
  3. 1/4 cup maple syrup
  4. 3 -4 tbsp of chia seeds
  5. Slice and Crumble:
  6. 2 and 1/2 cups of gluten free oats
  7. 1 cup peanut butter
  8. 1/4 cup maple syrup
  9. 1 small apple blended to apple sauce
  10. 1 tsp cinnamon
  11. 1 flax seed or chia egg ( ¼ cup of water mixed with ¼ cup of flax seeds, or chia seeds)
  12. 1/2 – 3/4 cup of sliced almonds

Method

Preheat oven to 160 degrees.

 

Simmer the Strawberry Chia Jam ingredients on low heat until it thickens. Set aside to cool down

Then make the slices:

Combine oats, apple sauce, cinnamon and ‘egg’.

Mix maple syrup and peanut butter together and put in a microwave for 20 seconds.

Pour into the oats mixture and combine thoroughly, so all the oats are fully coated.

Now set 1/2 cup of the oats mixture aside and put the remaining mixture into a square glass dish. Press down firmly and spread the strawberry chia jam on the top.

Crumble the reserved 1/2 cup of oat mixture and sliced almonds over and press the topping down making sure it sticks well.

Bake for 25-30 minutes.

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