Christa’s Health Squares
Christa’s Health Squares

A simple recipe – perfect for school lunch boxes or for those on the go.


500 ml (2 cups) cake flour

500 ml (2 cups) desiccated coconut

750 ml (3 cups) oats

5 ml (1 tsp) salt

250 ml (1 cup) pecan nuts or walnuts 250 ml (1 cup) AllBran® Flakes

250 ml (1 cup) raisins

250 ml (1 cup) brown sugar

2 extra-large eggs, lightly beaten

70 ml honey

250 g (1 cup) butter

10 ml (2 tsp) bicarbonate of soda


250 ml (1 cup) dried cranberries

125 ml (1⁄2 cup) sunflower and/or pumpkin seeds

Christa’s Health Squares


Preheat the oven to 160°C. Grease or spray a baking tray. Mix together the flour, coconut, oats, salt, nuts, AllBran® Flakes, raisins and sugar in a large mixing bowl.

Add the beaten eggs and mix in.

Melt the honey and butter together and add the bicar- bonate of soda. Allow to cool slightly. Mix into the fruit and egg mixture.

Press the mixture down lightly into the prepared bak- ing tray.

Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.

Cut into squares while still warm and allow to cool in the pan.

TIP: If using the cranberries and seeds, add another egg and 30 ml (2 tbsp) butter.

Christa’s Health Squares

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