Plant Protein Powered Breakfast Cookies!

These cookies make a great breakfast or snack on the go.  Pair a couple of these with some fresh fruit and you have a delicious and nutritious start to the day!  Need a compact quick energy source while out on a hike or bike ride?  These will definitely do the trick.  Chock full of goodies… Continue reading Plant Protein Powered Breakfast Cookies!

Yummy Nutty “Truffle” Bites

Well, the big V day will be here before we know it. (Valentine’s Day that is, Feb.14th)  Why not show your sweetheart how much you care by giving him/her a sweet treat that is actually GOOD for their heart.  These do pack a bit of a calorie punch (with all of those nuts), but they… Continue reading Yummy Nutty “Truffle” Bites

Oatmeal Pumpkin Cranberry Cookies

This a.m. I was in the mood to bake and had a cup of left over pumpkin puree in the fridge that needed to be used.  My first thought was pumpkin oatmeal cookies, bejeweled with cranberries.  Fortunately I came across this wonderful recipe on the Vegan Yack Attack website.  Click here for the original post and recipe.… Continue reading Oatmeal Pumpkin Cranberry Cookies

Melon Banana Split!

Here’s a fun, healthy alternative to the traditional banana split. Works well as a dessert, or a snack.  Feel free to experiment with different types of melon (watermelon, honeydew, etc.) and toppings too! 1 banana, cut in 1/2 lengthwise Melon, seeded and scooped into balls with an ice cream or cookie scoop nuts, chopped fresh… Continue reading Melon Banana Split!

Oatmeal Chocolate Cherry Pecan Cookies

Holy cow are these cookies good!  If you love lots of chocolatey-oaty, sweet and crunchy goodness then this is the cookie for you.  It is also a great back-to-school treat you can share with the kids, without any guilt since the only things these little gems lack are eggs, butter, oil and soy.  To make… Continue reading Oatmeal Chocolate Cherry Pecan Cookies

Coconut Date Nut Balls

These little treasures come from one of my favorite books on plant-based nutrition. Disease Proof Your Child by Joel Fuhrman, M.D. really helped me understand how to live a plant-based whole food diet and be sure that the kids are getting everything they need.  Coconut Date Nut Balls (or rolls, depending upon how you shape them)… Continue reading Coconut Date Nut Balls

Teff Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

Teff is one of the smallest grains in the world, and also one of the most nutritious.  It is gluten-free and a good source of fiber, protein, calcium and iron.  In Ethiopia, teff flour is used to make injera bread, which is a staple there. The fact that teff grains are so small makes it… Continue reading Teff Flour Peanut Butter Cookies