Here are some recipe to inspire your next picnic.
Tahini Date CookiesTahini, roasted sesame seed butter, is one of the best vegan sources of calcium to promote healthy bones, teeth and heart.
1/3 cup dates, chopped
3 tablespoons maple syrup
1 1/2 cups oats
Preheat oven to 350.
In a food processor mix together the dates, water, tahini, and maple until creamy and blended.
Pour into a bowl and mix together with the oats, salt, spices and olive oil.
Scoop out spoonfuls of the batter on a cookie sheet.
Bake for 15-20 minutes, to desired crispness.
One 14 ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed OR 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
One clove garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon tahiniJuice of 1 lemon
½ teaspoon each: paprika, coriander, and cumin
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
6 pieces of pita bread for serving
Blend all of the ingredients in a food processor until smooth.
Chill in the fridge for one hour before serving with pita bread.