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Apple broccoli ring biscuit:
3 ounces broccoli
2 tablespoons bean flour
2 tablespoons apple fiber powder
  or 1 tablespoon whole apple powder
1 tablespoon whole wheat flour
2 tablespoon 30 percent oil non roasted sunflower seed butter
1 eighth teaspoon celery powder
  or 1 half teaspoon celery flakes processed with broccoli
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoon canola oil 
1 pinch salt
Remove the bulk of the tough skin, if any, from 3 ounces broccoli.

Chop the broccoli into 3/8 inch pieces and put it into a high speed one cup blender.

Add to the blender: 2 tablespoons sunflower seed butter, 2 teaspoons sugar, 2 teaspoons oil, and 3 tablespoons water.

If using a larger blender add one more eighth cup water and increase heat time given below by 1 minute 10 seconds for a 1000 watt microwave oven; for a 600 watt oven increase heat time by 1 minute 55 seconds.

Run until smooth, about 3 to 4 minutes.

If necessary, repeatedly lift the blender 1 quarter inch and drop it down against the counter to jar the mixture into the path of the cutting blades. Repeat until flow starts.

Put the puree in a mixing and/or portion bowl and add: 2 tablespoons bean flour, 1 tablespoon apple powder powder, 1 tablespoon whole wheat flour, 1 eighth teaspoon celery powder, and 1 pinch salt.

Mix until uniform.

Dump the bean/basil/flour/water mixture onto a plate.

Form the mixture into a flattened ring about a 1/2 inch thick with a 2 to 3 inch diameter hole at the center.

Heat the donut shaped batter in a 1000 watt microwave for 5 minutes 20 seconds on full power for a moderately firm consistency.

If using a 600 watt microwave oven, heat 8 minutes 45 seconds.

To heat to boiling: 7 and 3 eighths ounces X 20 seconds per ounce = 147 seconds.
Plus 20 seconds to heat plate.
Plus to remove excess water: 46 seconds per ounce X 3.3 ounces = 152 seconds.

Let the cake cool and firm for several minutes. If a firmer and drier biscuit is preferred, heat 1 more minute. Increasing heat time enough to get a very dry biscuit-like texture easily results in scorching, so do not heat more than 5 minutes 50 seconds.

Mildly sweet, slightly sharp, just a little chewy.

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