Middle of the week, you’re half way there and you’re ready to slide into the last weekend before the kids go back to school! This is a great time to get them to help you out in the kitchen to make a few awesome snacks that you can add to the lunch box list for the upcomming year.
Living a healthy lifestyle is not as hard as you think it is. So many people think that eating healthy = deprivation —- not true at all!!
Here are a few sweet treats to beat some of those negative thoughts.
3 Ingredient -Sugar Free, gluten free (and healthy) peanut butter cookies:
*1/2 cup of peanut butter or almond butter (crunchy or smooth)
*4 tbsp of mashed banana (no more, no less)
*1/4-1/8 tsp of nutmeg
*splash of vanilla
*1/8 tsp of salt
Preheat over to 350 degrees.
Blend all of the ingredients then place on a cookie sheet and bake for 10min.
Let cool for 5min
Banana Pear Oatmeal Cookies
1+1/2 cups of oats
2-3 ripe bananas
1 pear pureed
dash of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice
choice of chopped nuts (walnuts, almonds, pistaschios)
Mix all ingredients and drop cookie size amounts on your baking sheet.
Bake for 25-30 min at 350. Cool and enjoy.
3 ripe bananas mashed
1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 cups of oats
1/4-1/2 cup raisins or chopped nuts (optional)
1 tsp vanilla
dash of cinnamon/nutmeg (optional)
Mix all of the ingredients and bake at 350 degrees for 15-20min.
You don’t need decadent, ooey gooey cookies to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Change your mind about what is delicious and you will love how your body changes!
If you have any healthy recipes you love, please share them.