Hemsley + Hemsley - Healthy & Delicious



Made with coconut, chia seeds and dried cranberries, this recipe is the perfect tasty snack on the go.


  • 2 ripe bananas

  • 250g quinoa (activated)

  • 2 tbsp chia seeds

  • 100g desiccated coconut

  • 100g chestnut flour

  • 60g butter at room temp

  • 40g sesame seeds plus extra for sprinkling

  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon

  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract

  • ½ tsp sea salt

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

  • 50g dried cranberries


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180 and grease a 25 x 20cm baking dish

  • 2.

    Mash bananas by hand, then work the butter through the bananas until smooth.

  • 3.

    Next, add the quinoa, chia seeds, coconut, chestnut flour and sesame seeds.

  • 4.

    Add 100ml water and mix well, before adding the cinnamon, sea salt, vanilla extract and maple syrup.

  • 5.

    Finally, stir through the dried cranberries, until all the ingredients are well mixed.

  • 6.

    Pour mixture into dish, spread it out evenly and sprinkle sesame seeds and a few more dried cranberries over.

  • 7.

    Bake for 50 minutes. Cool before cutting into bars.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (10 servings)

  • Energy 276kj
  • Fat Total 12g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 36g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Sodium 194mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Posted by Maria1258Report
Baked this last night and used shredded coconut as I didn't have desiccated coconut and it came out really yummy. Had a bar for breakfast and was very filling. Definitely worth trying out.
Posted by Jodie1076Report
Can I substitute chestnut flour for something else?