Frescavena is an oatmeal beverage very common in latinamerica. I was a bit put off by the high amounts of sugar in the commercial version, yet I liked the idea of having a creamy and nutritious quick drink for my children. This is our favourite version so far
Whole wheat and rolled oats lend lots of fiber to these tasty cookies, along with a little-known ingredient, okara. Okara is soybean meal, a natural by-product of tofu. It is usually available in Asian markets that sell fresh tofu and health food stores. You may substitute chocolate chips for the carob chips and use what ever nuts suit your fancy.