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The best dairy free flapjack recipe ever, so moist and gooey!

[row]I have decided to add this dairy free flapjack recipe to my post because I am constantly being asked for it – so here it is! You will love these flapjacks and so quick to prepare.

You can use unrefined soft brown sugar but the coconut palm sugar (read more about this at foot of page) gives it its gooeyness and its better for you!

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4 ingredients only

250g Goats Butter

150g Golden Syrup

166g Biona organic coconut palm sugar

333g Organic Porridge oats

 Preheated oven at 160 c / gas 3

Cooking time 25-30 mins depending on oven – experiment!

  1. In a large pan, melt butter, syrup and palm sugar till runny. Turn heat off. Add oats and mix well.
  2. Line a try (20 x 30 cm) with scrunched up baking parchment and pour the mixture, then flatten and spread with spatula.
  3. Then bake. When they are ready to come out they will look seriously under baked – they will wobble if you shake the  try.
  4. Cover tray and leave overnight or  6-8 hours to settle and harden a little. When ready cut into squares and enjoy!
  5. These will keep for a week but mine never last that long or make extra and freeze.

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Recipe by Satya Yoga Oxford at

Biona Organic Coconut palm sugar – its an ancient form of sugar which is gaining new popularity partly because of its low GI status. Sometimes just called palm sugar, it has a GI level of just 35. This low glycemic value means that it is beneficial to diabetics and people watching their weight. It is also low in fructose, even though it is taken from the sap of a coconut tree.
The taste is described as something like a mild butterscotch or caramel flavour. It can be used in the same proportion as sugar in cooking and it has a low melt temperature and a high burn temperature which makes it a useful ingredient. It doesn’t turn food brown when cooking either.

Biona’s Organic Coconut Sugar is completely natural, not filtered, processed or bleached, and it offers a rich supply of mineral salts, B vitamins and amino acids – this is part of the reason that it is gaining popularity among health gurus. In fact many cultures throughout history have valued it for its health benefits. It can be used as an alternative sweetener in drinks, baking and desserts, and it is really yummy on cereals.

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Nine tips when starting yoga

1. Find a good teacher

It is much easier to learn yoga with all its detailed and subtle physical and mental aspects from a qualified teacher, rather than from a book or video. Especially at the beginning, a teacher’s presence and ability to actually see you and respond to what you are doing is essential for building your confidence.

2. Respect your body’s inner wisdom and limitations

Do not push yourself to do anything that feels dangerous or wrong. Tell your teacher if you are pregnant or have an injury such as to the knees or spine, or any serious medical condition before the class.

3. Breathe

Breathing is central to yoga. Breathe into your whole body in the poses and relax. There is a lot to learn about healthy breathing in yoga.

4. Don’t compare yourself with others

Look inwardly to your own progress. There will always be more flexible, strong and beautiful people around in your yoga class – as in life! Yoga maybe fashionable but it is not a spectator sport or a competition.

5. Have a sense of humour!

Yoga is a quiet focused activity, but we need not to take ourselves too seriously. We may feel ungainly and stiff as we try to navigate ourselves into new postures. An inner smile and gentleness can save us from pushing ourselves to the point of strain and injury.

6. Eating and drinking

It is advisable not to eat for two hours before yoga practice and to drink only small amounts of water beforehand.

7. Make practice frequent

Little and often is more effective than occasional long sessions of yoga. Even 15 minutes a day of a few well-chosen poses can have a very positive effect on your physical, emotional and mental well-being. A regular discipline will reap more benefits, as that way the body begins to feel comfortable and familiar with the process and gradually becomes more flexible.

8. Wear loose comfortable clothing

You will stretch your body in all directions, don’t wear anything that will dig in or restrict your movement.

9. And turn your mobile OFF!


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