Carrot Coconut Breakfast Cookies

Pump up the beta-carotene in your morning with these Carrot Coconut Oatmeal Cookies. They are easy to grab on the go.     Ingredients: 1 cup shredded carrots 1 1/2 cup oats 1/3 cup honey 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tbsp egg whites 1/4 cup wheat bran 2 tbsp shredded coconut 1Continue reading “Carrot Coconut Breakfast Cookies”

Chocolate Chip Nut & Oat Bars

Ingredients: 1 cup dates, pitted 1 egg white 1 cup oats 1/3 cup crushed almonds 1 tsp vanilla 1 tbsp flax seeds 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp honey 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips 1/4 cup walnuts 1/4 cup dried cranberries Directions: 1. Put dates in the microwave with a tbsp of water for 40Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Nut & Oat Bars”

Sweet & Salty Popcorn

Making your own sweet & salty popcorn at home allows you to control exactly what goes in there. No additives, refined sugars, or mystery ingredients on the label that you can’t pronounce. This popcorn is my new go-to snack. Need: 4 cups air-popped popcorn – I used the organic multicoloured kernels 2 tbsp pure mapleContinue reading “Sweet & Salty Popcorn”

Raw Fruit and Nut Bites

Ingredients needed (makes 14 bites):  1 cup dates, pitted & soaked 3/4 cup dried apricots, chopped 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds 2 tbsp flax seeds 2 tsp chia 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (69% cacao) 1/4 cup raisins Directions:  1. Put 1 cup of dates in the microwave with 1 tbsp water for 40 seconds toContinue reading “Raw Fruit and Nut Bites”

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (GF, dairy-free, nut-free)

What you will need (makes 12 cookies): 1 cup dates – pitted, soaked, chopped 1 1/2 cup oats (I used Hilray gluten-free large flake oats) 1/3 cup egg whites 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp coconut sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbsp shredded coconut 1/4 cup raisins Directions: 1. Preheat oven toContinue reading “Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (GF, dairy-free, nut-free)”

Greek Yogurt Dill Dip

So many veggie dips on the shelves are packed with added sugars, preservatives and other unidentifiable ingredients. I have come up with my own veggie dip so that you know exactly what you’re putting into your body and not losing the benefits of eating veggies! Greek yogurt is high in protein and will satisfy yourContinue reading “Greek Yogurt Dill Dip”

Oatmeal Almond Cran Coconut Energy Bites

These energy balls are a perfect bite-size snack to boost your energy and tie over your hunger until dinner! Combine and mix (serves 15): 3/4 cup Almond Butter 1 1/4 cup Hilray Gluten-Free oats 1/4 cup honey 3 tbsp shredded coconut 2 tsp chia seeds 3 tbsp dried cranberries 2 tbsp raw whole almonds orContinue reading “Oatmeal Almond Cran Coconut Energy Bites”

Coconut Chocolate Protein Balls

You will need: 3/4 cup pitted & packed dates 1/2 cup chocolate whey protein (or protein powder of choice) 1 cup oats 1/2 cup Almond butter (or peanut butter) 1/4 cup cacao powder (unsweetened) 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk (I used vanilla) 1 tsp chia seeds Instructions 1. Microwave 3/4 cup pitted and packed datesContinue reading “Coconut Chocolate Protein Balls”