Bergland Hintertux

Selfmade delicacies

Sweet pleasures and energy giving muesli

Nerve cookies

Background: Our diet should be healthy and tasty and at the same time have a protecting and vitalising effect on our body and mind. These cookies are delicious and have a balancing effect on the soul. It's also said they they strengthen the nerves. Enjoying Nerve cookies cleans the senses, has a relaxing and balancing effect and makes the mind happy. Cinnamon is warming and relaxing, stabilises the circulatory system and has a positive effect on the blood sugar levels. It helps with digestion problems, disinfects and makes happy. Cloves have an anti-bacterial effect and help with the digestion. Nutmeg has an aphrodising effect, releases cramps and opens the heart. Almonds are known for their cholesterol-lowering effect. Spelt is easy to digest and has a alkaline effect on the body.

 

Ingredients

  • 400g spelt flour
  • 250g soft butter
  • 150g cane sugar
  • 200g ground almonds
  • 2 eggs
  • 20g cinnamon
  • 20g ground nutmeg
  • 5g powdered cloves
  • 1 pinch of salt

Put the flour into a big bowl or directly onto the working surface. Spread the butter in small pieces on it. Add the sugar, the almonds, eggs and all spices and knead the mixture to a dough. Put it in a cool place for 30 minutes. Afterwards roll it to a thickness of approx. 5 mm and cut out cookies of desired shape and size. Put the cookies on a lined baking tray and put it in the middle of the preheated oven. Let them bake between 10 and 15 minutes. Keep an eye on them. You can eat up to 4 cookies a day, according to your height. Children should be allowed to eat one cookie per day.
Tip: Vegans can use 250-300g vegan margarine and 3 tbsp applesauce and leave out the eggs.


Freshly roasted muesli

Ingredients

 

  • 350g whole oats
  • 200g wheat meal
  • 100g coconut flakes
  • 50g flaxseed
  • 50g sesame seed
  • 50g raisins
  • 50g chopped nuts
  • 50g honey
  • 50g sesame oil
  • 50g sunflower seeds

Mix the ingredients, sprinkle with sesame-, walnut- or olive-oil, sprinkle with honey and roast it in the oven at 180°C until lightly browned and caramelised.


Energy nuts

Ingredients

 

  • 200 g walnuts, peeled and cut in halves
  • 20 g sesame seeds
  • 10 tbsp maple syrup

Roast the walnuts in a pan. You don't need oil or butter. Pay attention that the nuts won't burn. Put the nuts in a bowl. Pour over maple syrup and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Mix well and leave the nuts to cool. Store the nuts in a sealable container in a dark and cool place. Enjoy a handful of tasty energy nuts every day.