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Haystacks!

Haystacks!

Chocolate. Banana. Coconut. Haystacks.

Raw, simple and delicious!

Yes, please!

We’re moving in a few days and being the organized individual that I am I packed the entire kitchen, except for camping dishes.

I was missing the kitchen this morning and decided to open a few boxes to gather what I needed to create. This is what we came up with.

These are so simple and a great little treat if you’re in the mood for something sweet and healthy.

Toss into your food processor…

1 banana
1/4c of raw cacao powder
1/2c of coconut oil
a pinch of vanilla powder

Process until smooth and then add in one cup of unsweetened shredded coconut.

Pulse a couple of times until it’s all combined and transfer the mixture to a bowl.

Add in another half a cup of coconut, mix well and you’re done.

Use your fingers, pinch a bit of the mixture and place them on a parchment line cookie sheet. We made eighteen of them.

Into the fridge or freezer for about half an hour… just until the coconut oil hardens and then all you have to do is enjoy one!

They’re creamy, chocolatey, chewy and sweet…and without any sweetener! Yay!

Store in the fridge.

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Apple Spelt Cookies

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I love Sundays.

I love them even more now that I have back to school snacks to bake!

So fun.

These were going to be muffins, but we baked them as cookies.  Super moist!

We’ll store them in the freezer and pack a couple each day this week for lunch.  They’ll be perfect for snack time!

What you’ll need…

  • 1.5c of spelt flour
  • 1/2c of cooked quinoa
  • 1tbsp of chia seeds
  • 1tsp of vanilla powder (or liquid)
  • 1tsp of cinnamon
  • 1/2tsp of turmeric
  • 1tsp of baking soda
  • 1tsp of baking powder
  • 1/2c ‘Native Forest’ coconut oil
  • 1/2c of coconut sugar (maybe a little less)
  • 1/2c of homemade almond milk
  • 1 grated apple (medium size)

Mix all of the above goodness together…I use my hands.  🙂

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Use a soup spoon and scoop the mixture onto a parchment lined cookie sheet.  Bake in a 350 degree oven for twelve minutes.

We made eighteen cookies with this recipe.

These cookies are super yummy and not overly sweet… just the way we like it.

Happy, healthy eating y’all!

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Raw Chocolate Chunk Cookies

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We love creating little treats that require no baking and are good for our beautiful bodies!

What you’ll need…

  • 1/2c of almonds
  • 1/2c of coconut flour
  • 1/4c of coconut oil
  • 1tbsp of coconut nectar
  • 1/2tsp of vanilla powder (or pure extract, but the powder is awesome!)
  • 1 dark chocolate bar (any flavor)

Place the almonds into your food processor and process until crumb like.  Should take about thirty seconds.

Add in the remainder of the ingredients and process until combined.

Transfer the mixture to a mixing bowl and add in a good handful of chocolate chunks..how many you add in is totally up to you.

🙂

Giddy Yoyo has fantastic raw chocolate bars in many different flavors…today we used dark chocolate with a hint of orange.

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Delish!

Roll the dough into small balls and then flatten them with your hands…you should get twelve of them.

These decadent little treats are full of sweetness so you really don’t need too much.

They also have a protein, fiber and some good fats!

Place your cookies in the fridge or the freezer, just until they’ve firmed up…the fridge is where you’ll want to keep them.

Enjoy!

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Earthy Cookies

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What you’ll need…

  • 1c of oats
  • 1c of spelt flour
  • 1/4c of unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 3tbsp of flax seeds
  • 1tbsp of chia seeds
  • 1/4c of coconut sugar
  • 1/4c of oil (today we used grapeseed)
  • 6tbsp of ‘So Delicious’ coconut milk
  • 2tbsp of molasses
  • 1tsp of cinnamon
  • about 40g of chopped chocolate (today we used half of a ‘Theo’ dark chocolate orange bar – but you could use more!)

Mix all of the ingredients together until it forms into what looks just like cookie dough.

Next time we make these we’re going to add in a yam!

🙂

We made larger cookies today and got about ten of them with this recipe.

We first rolled the mixture into balls, placed them on a parchment lined cookie sheet and then using the bottom of a mason jar, gave the a little squish so they were flat and round… kind of resembling a cookie.

🙂

Bake them in a moderate (350) oven for eighteen minutes if they’re on the larger side and fifteen minutes if they’re on the smaller side.

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Cool and enjoy!

Happy, healthy eating y’all!

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Quinoa Cookies

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As requested, we’re posting this yummy, healthy one again…

My four year old just devoured one of these rather quickly!  That tells me they’re not too bad!

🙂

I actually find this quite exciting… no eggs, no flour, no sugar, no added oil or butter.  Vegan and gluten free!  Woo hoo!

Of course they are a little ‘earthier’ than a regular, buttery, not so fantastic for you cookie – but you feel like you’re eating a cookie and they’re SO good for you!

Did I say woo hoo!?

In a food processor …

  • 2.5c of cooked quinoa
  • 1/2c (heaping) of smooth organic peanut butter (or the nut/seed butter of your choice)
  • 1/2c of raw sunflower seeds
  • 1/4c of pumpkin seed protein powder
  • 1/8c of maple syrup

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Process all of this together until blended and then transfer to a bowl … stir in a little less than one cup of dark chocolate or carob chips (my son likes to eat a few out of the measuring cup before they are added to the mixture, hence the ‘little less’).

Shape into one inch balls and press down with a fork … just like peanut butter cookies.

Bake in a moderate oven (325-350) for about thirty minutes and there you have it!

You should get about eighteen yummy treats with this recipe.

Healthy cookies you and your kids will love!

Have a peaceful day y’all…

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