Cookies for Breakfast? On your mark, get set, GO…

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“Ladies and Gentlemen, start your engines!!!”  Back to school – TODAY!!!  I don’t know about you – but as much as I can’t wait for the summer to begin, I am always just as anxious for September.  I crave routine – in all areas of my life.  My bedtimes, my workouts, and even my meals.  I love to set expectations in my head for how the day is going to go and “check, check, check” as the day goes along.  YAY September – lets get into the groove again! Continue reading “Cookies for Breakfast? On your mark, get set, GO…”

B’s Dessert for Breakfast

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We have a dancer in our family and she LOVES dessert.  Any kind of dessert and she is on board.  BUT – with her being an athlete and trying to be super careful about feeding the body properly, I have attempted to create some desserts for her that fill that dessert craving, but also fuel her body.  Her absolute fav is my Gluten Free Fruit Crumble – it has no refined sugar,  decent protein, healthy fats and yummy fruit.   But, the truth is – she really loves it because…  SHE CAN ALSO EAT IT FOR BREAKFAST!!   In the morning – the leftovers can be spooned into a bowl with a dollop of greek yogurt and you have a great meal to fuel them for the day. Continue reading “B’s Dessert for Breakfast”

Cosmic Power Cookies

Like most moms, I am always on the lookout for a great new recipe that the kids (and husband) will like.  One morning, a long while back when I was flipping through the newspaper (yes, remember newspapers, the way we got our news before Twitter, Facebook and the Internet) and happened upon this great cookie recipe.

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Cosmic Power Cookies.  Full of healthy ingredients, they could almost be a granola bite.  They are healthy and delicious!!  The local natural food store, Planet Organic Market also has them in their bakery section but making them at home is always better.

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