Peach Delight (Peach & Tofu Bars)
Position the oven rack as low as possible. Preheat conventional oven to 180°C (350°F). Line pan with parchment paper and spray with non-stick vegetable spray. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine flour, 250 ml (or 1 cup) of brown sugar, rolled oats, margarine, and nutmeg, until the texture is crumbly.
Transfer and press mix into the pan using a spatula until the surface is flat.
Bake in a conventional oven for about 12 minutes.
In the meantime, in another bowl, vigorously beat tofu, eggs, and the remainder of the brown sugar (60 ml/ 1/4 cup) until the mix is lump-free and smooth. Set aside.
Remove pan from oven and garnish with peach slices. pour tofu mix on top.
Bake in conventional oven for 40 minutes or until the top turns golden brown.
Allow to cool before cutting into bars.
Cut into 18 eqal-size bars.
Recipe and photo are the result of a partnership project between Extenso and ITHQ to review food offerings and practices in Quebec childcare centers, Nos petits mangeurs.
500 ml (2 cups) whole wheat flour
250 ml (1 cup) + 60 ml (1/4 cup) brown sugar, packed
500 ml (2 cups) rolled oats, slow-cook
250 ml (1 cup) non-hydrogenated margarine
1 ml ground nutmeg
1 cube 150 g, silky tofu
1 can 398 ml of sliced peaches, drained
Non-stick vegetable oil spray
Replace peaches with canned pears or other fruit of your choice.
Sprinkle finely chopped dried cranberries on top of the bars after cooking for a touch of color.