PrintChocolate Avocado CookiesPrep 10 minsCook 10 minsTotal 20 minsYield 12 Cookies Don't let the word avocado scare you here - they just replace butter (or margarine), and add a whole lot of yumminess and nutrients! My 5-year-old told me that these are the "best cookies in the whole wide world" when I made them. Try […] READ MORE

PrintBanana Rhubarb BreadPrep 15 minsCook 50 minsTotal 1 hour, 5 minsYield 1 Loaf This is a fun, and yummy spin on the classic banana bread - and it was a huge hit in my house!  Ingredients1½ cups whole wheat flour spelt flour 1 teaspoon baking powder½ teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon cinnamon¼ teaspoon all spice2 large eggs1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract3 large bananas mashed (this should be over 1 cup)⅓ cup honey or maple syrup1 cup finely […] READ MORE

PrintGluten Free Chocolate Banana BreadPrep 15 minsCook 65 minsTotal 1 hour, 20 minsYield 1 Loaf Ok, honestly this is probably THE BEST banana bread I've ever had - and it's gluten free!  Give it a try and let me know what you think. Ingredients1 tablespoon ground flaxseed3 tablespoons water1 cup Bob's Red Mill Gluten-Free 1-to-1 […] READ MORE

PrintOaty Applesauce MuffinsPrep 10 minsTotal 10 minsYield 12 Muffins My kids devour these muffins every time I make them. Try them yourself, and you will see it why! Ingredients1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats1 cup unsweetened applesauce1/2 cup almond milk (or other milk)1 large egg1 teaspoon  vanilla4 tablespoon butter or coconut oil , melted1/3 cup coconut sugar3/4 cup whole wheat flour1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 tsp salt*I also add in a few dark chocolate chips and some chopped […] READ MORE

PrintZucchini BreadPrep 15 minsTotal 15 minsYield 1 Loaf This yummy zucchini bread is perfect as a snack or dessert. Remember though, that although there is no refined sugar in this recipe, it's still a treat, and moderation is key. Yes, I know it's hard to do! :)   Ingredients1/3 cup coconut oil3/4 cup honey (or […] READ MORE

PrintChocolate Chip Granola BarsPrep 10 minsCook 20 minsTotal 30 minsYield 24 Bars Granola bars are admittedly a quick and easy snack to take when you are on the run. We love them, our kids love them - because most of them taste great! BUT Many store-bought granola bars are full of sugar, and ingredients that […] READ MORE

PrintNo Bake Chocolate Quinoa CookiesPrep 10 minsInactive 30 minsTotal 40 minsYield 12 Cookies These were a huge hit in our house, and literally take minutes to make!  Ingredients1/4 cup coconut oil1/4 cup pure maple syrup1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder1/2 cup almond butter (or nut/seed butter of choice)1/2 cup cooked quinoa1/2 cup quinoa flakes1/2 cup coconut flakesCoarse sea salt for sprinkling (optional, but […] READ MORE

PrintMorning Glory Banana BreadPrep 15 minsCook 50 minsTotal 1 hour, 5 minsYield 1 Loaf This is a quick & easy banana bread that tastes great and makes a great snack for everyone! Ingredients2 cups whole wheat or gluten-free flour 1 tsp ground cinnamon1 tsp baking powder½ tsp baking soda¼ tsp salt½ tbsp unsalted butter or coconut […] READ MORE

PrintBanana Oatmeal MuffinsPrep 15 minsCook 20 minsTotal 35 minsYield 12-15 Muffins These are a fast, flour-free muffin that tastes great too! Ingredients2.5 cups old fashioned oats 1 cup plain greek yogurt2 eggs1/2 cup honey2 tsp baking powder1 tsp baking soda2 TBSP ground flax seed1 tsp vanilla2 ripe bananas *Optional - I added in some mini dark chocolate […] READ MORE

PrintChocolate Energy BitesPrep 15 minsTotal 15 minsYield 12-15 Bites These make a great snack, and just happen to be delicious too! Ingredients1 cup oats3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder1/3 + 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut , divided1/2 cup ground flaxseed1 tablespoon chia seeds1/4 cup chopped chocolate or mini chocolate chipsdash of salt , to taste1/2 cup natural peanut butter1/3 cup honey , raw2 tablespoons coconut oil1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1/3 cup almond flakes , lightly toasted and crushedInstructions In a medium bowl, […] READ MORE