Healthy Eating - Winter 2020 This is a lighter version of a cozy winter favorite. It will make your kitchen smell marvelous and is a tasty addition to breakfast, tea break, or after school snack.
Ginger Spice Loaf
Ingredients: 1c unsweetened applesauce 3 Tbsp avocado oil (OR olive oil) ¼ c molasses ¼ c maple syrup 2 large eggs, beaten 2c whole wheat flour (OR oat flour) 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt 1 Tbsp ground ginger 2 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp ground nutmeg ¼ tsp ground cloves
Instructions: 1. Preheat oven to 350F and prepare a greased 9x5 inch loaf pan. Set aside.
2. In a large bowl whisk together applesauce, avocado oil, molasses, maple syrup and eggs. 3. In a medium bowl sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices. 4. Fold dry ingredient mixture into the wet ingredient mixture until just combined. (Do not overmix.) 5. Pour batter into prepared loaf pan and bake for approximately 45 minutes until toothpick inserted in centre of loaf comes out clean with a few moist crumbs. 6. Allow to cool before slicing and serving. Note: Store wrapped, in refrigerator, for up to 5 days. Flavour improves the second day! Freezes and travels well.
Renee Bernardi-Ronan, RD OPA Consulting Dietitian
Ontario Parks Association
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