PB Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

2 ripe bananas, mashed until smooth & creamy 1/3 cup peanut butter ~ creamy or chunky 2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 scoop vanilla protein powder ** (optional. The cookie will just be lower in protein) 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp butter flavor extract ** (optional) 1 1/2 cups quick oatmeal  ~ uncooked  (or use old-fashioned oats for more oatmeal…

Whole Almost (or totally) Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 3/4 cups walnuts toasted, finely ground in a food processor 2 cups oats divided 3/4 cup coconut or almond flour 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 2 Tbsp almond milk 3.5 Tbsp coconut oil make sure it’s room temperature and not a solid 2 tsp pure vanilla extract 2/3 cup dark chocolate chips (or vegan chocolate chips to make this totally vegan style) INSTRUCTIONS  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees…