Aromatic Lavender Biscuits

Aromatic Lavender Biscuits are a healthy sugar, gluten and salt-free, crunchy biscuit!

They offer a satiating balance of carbohydrates, protein and fats, are a therapeutic tasty munch in the morning or afternoon with a cup of tea. The burst of lavender oil helps to relax and sooth the soul,  adding an extra therapeutic layer, to these already crunchy, tasty snacks!

Ingredients

1 tablespoon chia seeds

3 tablespoons of water

1 1/2 cups almond meal

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

2 -3 tablespoons of maple syrup or honey

2/3 cup pure organic extra virgin coconut oil

10 – 15 drops of pure therapeutic lavender essential oil

2 teaspoons of vanilla

2 teaspoons dried culinary lavender flowers

Method

  1. Pre-heat the over to 165C and line an oven tray with baking paper.
  2. Mix chia seed and water to form a paste. Set aside.
  3. Crush lavender flowers in a mortar and pestle or put into plastic bag and pound with a glass or jar.
  4. Mix almond meal with baking soda and lavender until well combined.
  5. Warm coconut oil and add maple syrup or honey, then add vanilla, lavender essential oils and chia seeds last.
  6. Use your hands to mix together the wet and dry ingredients.
  7. Transfer to the fridge and let it rest for 10 minutes, then remove and roll into small balls.
  8. Flatten them a little, and place on baking paper on a baking tray, allowing room between each one to spread.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes, or until eduges and tops are turning golden brown.
  10. Remove from the oven and let them cool for 10 minutes, before removing to a cooling rack.
  11. Makes about 24 small biscuits.

Balances, soothes and cleanses the soul. Benefits respiratory, immune, endocrine, digestive systems.