Healthy Ginger Crunch
Be Good Organics

Ingredients

Base
  • 1 c oats
  • 1 c desiccated coconut
  • 1 ¼ c dates
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch sea salt
  • ½ c activated buckwheat
Icing
  • 3 c desiccated coconut
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil. softened
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tbsp liquid sweetener (brown rice syrup / coconutnectar)
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch sea salt
Topping
  • ¼ c activated buckwheat

Method

  1. Base:
    Blend oats and desiccated coconut to a fine flour. Add dates, fresh ginger, ground ginger, vanilla, salt, and blend again until completely combined and sticky. Finally add activated buckwheat and pulse gently. Press firmly into a lined baking tin, and pop in the freezer to set.
  2. Icing:
    Blend coconut to a flour, then add coconut oil and blend again until it becomes a liquid, scraping down the sides of your food processor/blenders needed. Add the remaining ingredients and blend again.
  3. Topping:
    Spread icing over base, sprinkle with extra activated buckwheat, and press down. Set in the freezer for 30 mins until firm.
  4. Slice & serve! Keep in the fridge (it also happily sits out for quite some time too).
Prep 15 mins | Set 30 mins | Makes 16

Remember ginger crunch, with all that icing sugar? This one kicks refined sugars to the curb, and is also entirely nut-free, making it great for schools, allergies, and your wallet.

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Buffy Ellen - Be Good Organics

Hi there, I’m Buffy! Welcome to Be Good Organics, my haven of plant-based health, nutrition and wellness. I have been sharing my love for plant-based whole foods here, as well as ideas on how to achieve your best ever health through a natural organic lifestyle.

I am a qualified Nutritionist, Naturopath, and Medical Herbalist. I am based in Auckland, with my partner Tony, our two crazy kids Mila and Torin, and pair of Burmese cats Zeus and Luna. My focus and passion is helping people improve their health, using a plant-based diet and lifestyle.

After experiencing my own healing journey from Graves’ disease using plant-based food and medicine, I now love to help others do the same. Through my Be Good Organics blog, I have shared hundreds of plant-based whole foods recipes with readers, as well as ideas on how to achieve your best health through a plant-based lifestyle. I also consult privately with naturopathic and nutrition clients, both from NZ and internationally. My most recent endeavour has been launching BE GOOD, my online plant-based cooking school and natural health education hub.

My specific areas of interest include hormones, fertility, pregnancy, babies, stress and anxiety, weight loss, and sleep.

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