Power Trail

Overall flavour profile is earthy and nutty with lots of seed and nuts. Fleur de cao brings a little floral taste. Maple and dates give a perfect balance of sweetness with earthy flavor from buckwheat and oats. 

Being a Type 1 diabetic and an avid hiker, there was always a personal need for a snack that can provide energy and also be healthy. This bar is inspired by a brownie I made on one of my back-country hikes, using just a couple pots and a few rocks. The choice of Ontario-grown peanuts is to support the local farmers while utilizing a plant that is excellent for crop rotation and adding nutrients back to the soil, with the excess supply being turned into peanut butter, a healthy fat. Since it is a bar, it is easy to consume on the go and with no cutlery, and is the perfect mix of fibres and fats with it's oats, nuts and seeds to provide that healthy boost of energy. 

Oats and seed mix

Ingredients Preparation
  • 70g
    oats
  • 40g
    maple syrup

Caramelize

  • 30g
    peanut butter
  • 110g
    dates

Mix with above

  • 30g
    pumpkin seeds
  • 30g
    sunflower seeds

Fold

Caramelize the oats and maple together in oven at 300F until crunchy 
Ground the dates in a robocoupe to a fine paste and then add peanut butter and mix. 
Fold in pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and caramelized oats.

Buckwheat Brownie

Ingredients Preparation
  • 10g
    flax seeds
  • 20g
    water

Hydrate

  • 25g
    maple syrup
  • 60g
    vegetable oil
  • 50g
    Coconut sugar

Mix with above

  • 75g
    Buckwheat flour
  • 25g
    Extra Brute
  • 1g
    salt
  • 0.5spoon(s)
    baking powder

Mix everything to make batter. Spread onto a sheet tray

Bake at 325F for 15 mins.

Ontario Peanut Ganache

Ingredients Preparation
  • 200g
    Fleur de Cao™
  • 150g
    Almond praline

Boil and pour.

  • 25g
    vegan butter

Emulsify

  • 25g
    Ontario peanuts

Mix with above

Candied Buckwheat

Ingredients Preparation
  • 100g
    buckwheat
  • 60g
    maple syrup

Mix them together. Bake at 300F until golden and crunchy

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