Peanut Butter Protein Bars with Rolled Oats and Chocolate Chips

Warm Peanut butter, whole rolled oats, and chocolate chips. These bars are a great to make on a cool day, and a special treat to enjoy anytime! Note: You can find vegan chocolate at health food supermarkets.  Yield:  8 servings Ingredients: 1 cup peanut butter (smooth or crunchy) 2/3 cup whole wheat flour ¼ cup…

Overnight Oatmeal with Cherries, Coconut, and Cinnamon

Cherries, coconut flakes, and a touch of cinnamon, this is one of my favorites to make. It just takes a few minutes to prepare the night before and in the morning, you’re ready to start the day with a filling healthy breakfast!  Yield:  1 serving Ingredients: ¼ cup whole rolled oats 2 tbsp. golden raisins ½…

Peanut Butter Protein Balls with Coconut and Pecans

This no bake treat is so delicious. I’m a sucker for peanut butter, and this snack packs good protein punch. Shredded coconut flakes, maple syrup, and pecans make this a real treat. Yield: 26 x 1″ balls Ingredients: 1 cup natural peanut butter 1 tbsp. crushed pecans 3 tbsp. maple syrup 1/3 cup unsweetened coconut…

Almond and Apricot Granola

I absolutely love making granola and making it yourself is so simple and more cost-effective than buying it in the store.  I love to make it on cool mornings, it warms up the house and makes my home smell wonderful.  Granola is great for breakfast with milk, on top of yogurt, over poached fruit, and even with…

Breakfast Bowl with Lentils, Chickpeas, Oats, and Agave

I love breakfast, and I love the earthy taste you get with lentils. It’s a perfect ingredient that’s easy and quick to cook, and goes well with savory and sweet flavors.  You can substitute any of your favorite dried fruits and nuts for this recipe. Ingredients: 1/2 cup lentils 1/2 quinoa 1 tbsp. walnuts 1 tbsp….