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…

Easy Almond and Pistachio Macaroons

Ingredients: 3 egg whites 9 oz. castor sugar 1 tsp crushed cardamom seeds 14 oz. ground almonds 2 tbsp rose water (you can use distilled or spring water if this is all you have) 3/9 oz. whole pistachios shelled Preheat oven to 150 degrees. Put the egg whites in a mixing bowl and whisk into…