I had a bunch of bananas so I decided to make these cookies Sunday morning…and then I decided to eat them for breakfast. And hey, when it all good stuff going in, why not eat them for breakfast? 🙂 Banana Oatmeal Cookies 2 C rolled oats 2/3 C almonds 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1 1/2 C bananas (about 3 bananas) 1/4 C coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla 1 C raisins Preheat oven to 350. Lightly oil baking sheet. Grind oats and almonds in the food processor or vitamix. Pour into […]
I had a request from a sweet friend so this is what I came up with…I am actually not a big pecan pie kinda gal, but I thought it looked pretty tasty 🙂 Cashew Crust 1 C cashews 1 tsp vanilla sea salt 8 dates, pitted 1 C shredded coconut Syrup 1 orange 7 dates, pitted 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp cardamom 1 tsp nutmeg 1/4 C water, add more if needed Filling 3 C pecans, soaked and dried* For the crust, pulse cashews, vanilla and salt in the food processor. Add dates a little bit at a time and […]
Knock your socks off- this is pure deliciousness!!! Easy, easy and easy, we like that 🙂 If you haven’t picked up peaches from the farmers market yet then GO, they are so juicy right now. Perfect for eating fresh and making smoothies and the raw peach cobbler. (http://eatinginnately.com/?s=peach+cobbler). Denny jokes that he could take that stuff through and IV because he loves it so much! Hope you enjoy this smoothie! Orange Peach Smoothie 1 orange 2 peaches (depending on size- if small use 3) handful of spinach almond milk ice Blend and drink up. Yum!
On the hunt for a healthy delicious cake for Jude’s 2nd birthday, I remember coming across something somewhere that was a chocolate beet (yes, I said beet) brownie cake or something that sounded very interesting. Well then I couldn’t find it when I needed it so after a little experimenting with a few recipes, I present to you….drum-roll please….Jude’s chocolate BEET cake…mmm, mmm, good 🙂 And please bear with me, I didn’t do exact measurements, but this should work 🙂 3 C grated beets 1 C sweetener (honey, maple syrup, or agave) 4 eggs 1/2 C coconut oil 2 tsp […]
Happy Valentines Day! I hope you have enjoyed your 5 days of ball recipes. Give me your feedback on how you like them. Okay so on to #5, Superfood balls! Don’t let these ingredients scare you. Most of them can be found at your local natural foods market. If you can’t find them there, anything can be ordered on the internet these days (and stay tuned because I will eventually have a store on my site where you can purchase all kind of goodies :-)) These are totally yummy and beware because they disappear fast! Seriously. Who need a processed […]
Day #4 Carrot Cake Balls So I just tried this recipe for the first time today. (I promise I wouldn’t have posted it if it didn’t turn out). And what do ya know…low and behold, it worked! These will definitely be a repeat in our house. Carrot Cake Balls 1/2 C walnuts 1/2 C almonds 4 dates, pitted 1/4 C raisins 1/4 C coconut flakes 1 large carrot, grated 1 1/2 Tbsp coconut oil dash of cinnamon Process nuts until finely chopped. Add raisins and dates and process again. Add remaining ingredients until everything sticks together. Roll into balls and […]
Day #3 CHOCOLATE! Chocolate Treat Balls 1 1/2 C walnuts 3/4 C raisins 1 Tbsp honey 1 1/2 Tbsp cacao powder coconut flakes for rolling (optional) Process walnuts in food processor until finely chopped. Add raisins and process again. Add remaining ingredients and process until it all sticks together. Roll in coconut flakes if desired. Yum!
DAY #2- Trail Mix Balls! I cannot keep enough of these on hand, I make em, they’re gone, I make more, they’re gone and it goes on and on… Jude would stuff 10 in his mouth at a time if I would let him. Needless to say they make a delicious snack and are easy to make! Trail Mix Balls 6 dried apricots 5 dried figs 3 dates 1/4 C sunflower seeds 1/4 C almonds If you need more stickiness you can add some raisins or more dried fruit. I also added some coconut oil. Place all ingredients in food […]
5 DAYS OF BALLS! For the next five days I’ll be posting a different ball recipe, some more trail mixy and some more desserty 🙂 Okay so the thought of this theme made me all giggly, but I can only blame that on the old SNL episode with Alec Baldwin aka Pete Schwetty. Ha! If you haven’t seen it, you must watch it, it’s good for a some laughs. Here is the link 🙂 http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/nprs-delicious-dish—schweddy-balls/2846 Okay so back at the task at hand…I decided to do this because many people have been requesting healthy snack recipes. Balls are totally easy […]
I know, I know you can’t believe I would post something with coconut…Ha! I found this recipe from Mothering magazine and it has absolutely blessed my house! We already enjoy sweet potatoes but this has taken it to a whole new level. Oh ya, it’s also known as “poo poo pie” in my house because when I first started making it Jude’s way to say sweet potato pie was sw..po po pie, so there you have it! Who needs sweet potato pie when you can have poo poo pie!?! LOVE IT!! Coconut Sweet Potato Pie Crust: 1 C pecans or […]