Healthy Snacks

Oatmeal Applesauce Banana Breakfast Bars

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These were good, and I liked the idea of including them in my collection of healthy snack recipes for variety. But they turned out super-soft. As in, fall apart when you try to cut them soft. And they had fully cooled. I think if I try these again I will add an extra 10 minutes […]

❤ Oatmeal Applesauce Pucks ❤

Really, really good – just made these, in fact, the 2nd batch is still in the oven.  We call these Oatmeal Applesauce Cookies, “Oatmeal Applesauce Pucks” because any health cookie I make for my husband to snack on is called a “puck” round here.  Anyway, just tasted these, hot out of the oven, and they […]

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Snack Pucks

2 cups quick oats (not whole oats) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup peanut butter or almond butter 1/4 cup pure honey 1/4 cup apple butter or apple sauce 1 large banana, mashed (about 1/2 cup) Or 1/2 cup apple sauce Optional: 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup shelled pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup raisins 1/4 […]

Pumpkin Pucks

This is a gluten free pumpkin cookie recipe (breakfast cookies). Chris and I call these kinds of healthy snack cookies “pucks” Ingredients: Makes 10-12 large cookies 1/4 cup canned pumpkin puree 1/2 cup almond butter (or organic peanut butter) 1/2 cup honey 1tsp vanilla or almond extract 1cup almond meal/flour or oat flour (grind oats into flour […]

Auntie Bea’s Seeded Wholemeal Muffins

One word:  Yummy!!!  In a super-healthy way!  Auntie Bea made these for us when we met her for dinner at the Villa a couple weeks back. I packed on a couple extra pounds after polishing these off over the course of a couple days – I’m super sensitive to carbs!  But at least they were […]

Garlic and Vinegar Kale Chips

Garlic and Vinegar Kale Chips  (Sept 2013 – Yum!) Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Toss the kale with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of vinegar. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of garlic and parsley seasoning, or your choice of seasoning on top. Give the kale another toss to coat the kale in seasoning. Spread the […]