A mildly sweet high-protein loaf perfect for breakfast or a post-workout refuel snack. Apples and cinnamon together create a perfect flavour that can marry with lots of different toppings both sweet and savoury. Our favourite combination is with fresh kiwi and dried figs slices. A real guilt-free goodness!
Vegan, Refined Sugar-free.
Gluten-free Option obtainable by replacing the Spelt flour with 2 cups of almond meal + 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
1 cup of gluten-free organic rolled oats
2 cups of wholemeal Spelt flour, sifted
1 cup of wholemeal self-raising flour
3 large organic apples (Fuji or Pink Lady work well!)
1 cup of dried apples
½ cup of raisins
2 tablespoons of chia seeds
½ cup of flaxseeds
1 tablespoon of cinnamon
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 pinch of salt
1 scoop of vegan proteins if you like to have this snack pre or post-workout.
Dried apple slices
Sesame and linseeds sprinkle
Cinnamon sprinkle to taste
STEP 1) Preheat oven t o 250 C. Lightly oil or line some baking paper into a rectangular or square baking tray.
STEP 2) Pulse the rolled oats in a food processor until they are ground into a powder-like consistency (Oat flour).
STEP 3) Soak the chia seeds in a cup with some water (100 ml max). Stir and leave them aside for 5 minutes.
STEP 4) Peel and chop the apple into thin slices.
STEP 5) In a large bowl mix the fresh and dried apple slices, raisins, cinnamon, salt flaxseeds, chia seeds and baking soda. Also, add the vegan proteins if you opted for a higher-protein version.
STEP 6) Add the spelt, the wholemeal and oats flours and mix through lightly. Add some hot water if required.
STEP 7) Spoon the mixture into the prepared loaf tray and bake it for 30-40 minutes.
STEP 8) Garnish the loaf with dried apple slices and sprinkle some sesame seeds, linseeds and cinnamon and bake for other 2-3 minutes.
STEP 9) Let it cool down for about 5-10 minutes before cutting it into pieces.
STEP 10) Enjoy it alone or with some dried and fresh fruits slices or with some soft spreadable vegan cheese.
STEP 11) EnjoyEat!