Tasty Thursday: Paleo Pastry

Who doesn't love a healthy and delicious pastry?  These almond and vanilla paleo scones look too pretty to eat, but with only 200 calories and 6 grams of protein you wont be able to resist.   Add a little fresh strawberry jam and you have gluten-free heaven on a plate.

3 cups (300 g / 10  ½ oz)   almond meal / ground almonds / almond flour
2 teaspoons gluten free baking powder
or ¾ teaspoon baking soda

¼ cup (60ml / 2 oz) ) macadamia nut oil or (cold pressed coconut oil or almond oil)
1 heaped tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 organic / free range eggs

  1. Preheat oven to 300F
  2. Combine almond meal and baking powder.  Add the oil, honey, vanilla, and egg.  Mix into a soft dough.
  3. Dust working surface with some almond meal.  Roll out the dough to about 1cm in thickness
  4. Cut into rounds and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden and cooked through.
  5. Remove and let cool

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