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…

Your Fall Get-Together Ideas

How is the weather in your neck of the woods? Here in Colorado, the winds have shifted. Fall is full force in the air. We had our first snow mist a week ago, and our first real snow two days ago (around 4 inches). The trees are a rustic red, yellow, and orange. The leaves…

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…

Better than Boxed Chocolate Coconut Pudding

Forget those fake boxed grocers store pudding mixes. I’ve always liked them but being a cancer survivor, like to look to something better for me with REAL ingredients, goodness, and that is healthy. This recipe brings better than boxed taste with its rich smoothness. Why not give it a try and let me know what…