Biscuits generally are not considered particularly healthy foods, because they are high in sugar and fat or empty calories. However, those made with oatmeal contain vitamin E (antioxidant) and B-group vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), folate and pantothenic acid.
Oat is also an excellent source of minerals as magnesium, a mineral that plays a vital role in the formation and strengthening of bones and teeth, and helping to manage the levels of calcium within the blood. Magnesium is also involved in making proteins within the body and helping blood circulate smoothly.
Other mineral present in oat is copper, a component of many other enzymes, and is important for the metabolism of iron helping your body to hey profit of it.
- 1/2 cup rolled oat (not instant) or oat flour.
- 1/4 cup water.
- Ground cinnamon (optional)
- Preheat oven to 180°C.
- In a bowl mix your rolled oat and cinnamon. Add the water to your mixture and stir just until blended.
- Drop by tablespoons onto a nonstick silicone baking mat or a piece of parchment paper. Press the dough balls into flat rounds a little less than a half-inch thick.
- Bake for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown around the edges.
*If you want to add flavour with vanilla extract, you should reduce the amount of water to use in order to avoid adding much liquid preparation.
You can add 1 teaspoon of dark chocolate chips, or 2 teaspoon of organic raw honey or 1 teaspoon raisin