Teff is a gluten-free African grain , an ally of celiacs, athletes and diabetics. This cereal is one of the most revered foods in Africa for its recognized nutritional value. Teff has vitamins of group B and C, in addition to minerals, essential amino acids, slow absorption carbohydrates, soluble fiber and a protein called lysine that improves the production of elastin and collagen and helps keep the skin healthy and young. If you want to include this powerful Ethiopian grain in your diet, then I leave you with a couple of recipes with teff cereal, suitable for coeliacs .
These are made with the leftover pulp of the fruits and vegetables left in the juicer when you prepare smoothies. To this you add a little olive oil, a pinch of sea salt, teff flakes and natural sweetener to taste. Mix all the ingredients very well until you get a moldable dough and make balls with it the size you want. Place them on a baking sheet previously covered with vegetable paper or silicone and bake in a preheated oven at 180 ° C for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, remove and turn the cookies and bake for another 15 minutes . Let cool and go. Enjoy the vegan cookies !
Cereal teff pancakes
To prepare these teff pancakes you should place in a large bowl a glass of teff flour with a teaspoon of baking powder. Mix well and add a glass of two apple smoothie and a tablespoon of olive oil. Mix until there are no lumps and pour a ladle of dough into an iron or nonstick skillet over low heat. When bubbles form and the top is dry, turn the African cereal pancakes suitable for coeliacs to brown on the other side.
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