There are few treats as satisfying as the flapjack.

There are few treats as satisfying as the flapjack. Whether you’re eating one with a cup of tea or getting yourself some fuel before exercising, the flapjack’s simplicity certainly doesn’t compromise on its taste. In the US flapjacks date back to the early 17th century, yet they resemble pancakes, with the name originating from the term flap which meant to toss a pancake. Our traditional British tray-bake version is usually made from a few basic ingredients – oats, butter, syrup and sugar and harks back to Shakespeare’s time, with him mentioning them in Pericles, Prince of Tyre in the early 1600s. Despite the debate about the origin and whether a flapjack is a pancake or a lovely tray bake of healthy and filling oats, one thing is for sure, we like to keep our bakery products simple and traditional. Less is of course more. Trying to cut out processed, unhealthy food in our diets whilst keeping energy up and cravings at bay can seem like an impossible task at times, yet really you just need a little pick me up of the right kind to keep you on track. Have a look below for our simple yet healthy flapjack recipe. Healthy Flapjack recipe Ingredients -200g of your choice of mixed nuts, seeds and dried fruits (we like pistachio and apricots) -100g of wholegrain rolled oats -3 tbsp of maple syrup or honey -100g of butter or low fat spread -2 tbsp of peanut butter Method: Preheat your oven to 160C and line and grease a square tin. In a pan over a medium heat melt together the peanut butter,...