Healthy Treats


Healthy Treats by Sylvia Love

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Healthy Flapjack

Ingredients

Oats

Banana

Coconut oil

Dried Fruit

Seeds

Almonds

Brown Rice Syrup

Cinnamon

Vanilla Essence

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Healthy  Chocolate Banana Bread

Ingredients

Buckwheat Flour

Banana

Maple Syrup

Baking Soda

1 Egg/Chia Egg

Cocoa Powder

Coconut Oil

Almond Milk

A Pinch of Salt

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Healthy Banana Bread

Ingredients

Banana

Buckwheat Flour

Oats

Almond Milk

Dried Fruit

Baking Powder

Cinnamon

A pinch of Salt

Touch of nutmeg

Vanilla Extract

Brown Rice Syrup

Healthy Carrot Cake

Ingredients

Carrots

1 Apple

3 Eggs

Buckwheat Flour

Greek Style Natural Yogurt

Baking Powder

Cinnamon

Nutmeg

Coconut Oil

Maple syrup

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Healthy Apple Tart

Ingredients

Spelt Flour

Coconut oil

Cinnamon

1 Egg or chia seeds

A pinch of nutmeg

A pinch of salt

Ice cold water

Apple filling

Apples

Brown rice syrup

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Ingredients

Oats

May reduce asthma risk in children. Increase appetite-control hormones. Improve immune system defences. Help cut the use of laxatives. Help reduce the risk of type 2 Diabetes. Improve insulin sensitivity, lower bad cholesterol. Help control blood pressure.

Bananas

Bananas help overcome depression due to high levels of tryptophan, which is converted into serotonin, the happy-mood brain neurotransmitter. They produce stress-relieving relaxation. They are an energy punch and sustain your blood sugar. Protect against muscle cramps during workouts and nighttime leg cramps. Counteract calcium loss during urination and build strong bones.

Bananas reduce swelling, protect against type II diabetes, aid weight loss, strengthen the nervous system, and help with the production of white blood cells, all due to high levels of vitamin B-6. Strengthen your blood and relieve anemia with the added iron from bananas. High in potassium and low in salt, bananas are officially recognized by the FDA as being able to lower blood pressure and protect against heart attack and stroke.

Coconut oil

Coconut oil contains fatty acids with powerful medicinal properties. Coconut oil helps you control your appetite. Coconut oil aids fat loss, especially the harmful abdominal fat. Coconut oil can improve blood cholesterol levels. Coconut oil can kill harmful microorganisms. The fatty acids in coconut oil are turned into ketones, which can reduce seizures. Coconut oil boosts brain function in Alzheimer’s patients.

Seeds

Hemp Seeds

Hemp seeds are truly a super food, as they are packed with an impressive list of nutritional attributes. Perfectly balanced with a three to one omega-6 to omega-3 oil ratio, they are also an excellent source of gamma linoleic and acid. Containing 10 essential amino acids, hemp seeds are composed of over thirty percent pure protein, making them an excellent daily protein source. They are also composed of 40 percent fiber, the highest amount of any grain on earth! Studies show that hemp seeds support heart health.

Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds are excellent for those looking to lose weight, as they promote healthy digestion and increase fiber intake. They are packed full of good fats, antioxidant-rich Vitamin E, selenium and copper, promoting heart health and balancing troublesome cellular damage.

Sesame seeds

Sesame seeds are very high in calcium, magnesium, zinc, fiber, iron, B1 and phosphorus; sesame seeds are unique in their chemical structure. Possessing important cholesterol-fighting fibers. Studies show that these seeds can lower blood pressure, as well as protect the liver from damage. Sesame seeds also may help prevent many health problems including PMS.

Pumpkin Seeds

Some scientific studies have shown that the components of pumpkin seeds may stop the triggering of cancerous behavior in male prostate cells.

Pumpkin seeds are high in a form of antioxidant known as carotenoids, a special plant derivative that enhances immune activity and disease fighting capacities. These seeds are also high in omega-3 fatty acids and zinc, two important nutrients that may play a role in supporting skeletal health. Finally, pumpkin seeds are high in plant components that aid in keeping stable levels of cholesterol and enhanced immune response.

Almonds

Almonds are packed with vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber, and are associated with a number of health benefits. Just a handful of almonds, approximately one ounce, contains one-eighth of our necessary daily protein.

Consuming almonds increases vitamin E levels in the plasma and red blood cells and also lowers cholesterol levels. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that defends your cells against damage on a daily basis and prevents artery-clogging oxidation of cholesterol. Including almonds in your diet can help ward off heart disease. People who regularly eat nuts are at a lower risk of death from cancer. Almonds are a source of many nutrients which help in the development and health of the human brain. Almonds have been connected to a higher intellectual level and they have long been considered an essential food item for growing children.

Buckwheat Flour

While most people think of buckwheat as a whole grain, it’s actually a seed that is high in both protein and fiber. It supports heart and heart health and can help prevent diabetes and digestive disorders. In fact, buckwheat seeds, also called are so packed with nutrients and antioxidants that are often called super-foods.

Despite its recent rise to nutrition fame, buckwheat is actually an ancient grain with a long history. Today, buckwheat is a favorite amongst plant-based and gluten-free eaters alike since it provides a high source of amino acids, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants – all with relatively few calories and practically no fat. A major benefit of buckwheat compared to other grains is that it has a unique amino acid composition that give it special biological activities. These include cholesterol-lowering effects, anti-hypertension effects and improving digestion by reliving constipation.

Carrot

Carrots are rich in vitamin A and a host of other powerful health benefits including beautiful skin, cancer prevention and anti-aging. Improves vision, and promotes eye health over all. Carrots reduce the risk of lung cancer, breast cancer and colon cancer. Promotes healthier skin, Vitamin A prevents premature wrinkling, acne, dry skin, pigmentation, blemishes and uneven skin tone.

Cleanses the body, vitamin A assists the liver in flushing out the toxins from the body. It reduces the bile and fat in the liver. Protects teeth and gums

Carrots clean your teeth and mouth. They scrape off plaque and food particles just like toothbrushes or toothpaste. The minerals in carrots prevent tooth damage.  Prevents stroke.

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