ChocoCoconut Butterscotch Cookies

Prep: About 20 minutes Bake: 12 minutes at 375 F Makes 30 Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups Almond flour 1 cup Oats 1 tsp Baking Soda ½ tsp Salt ¼ cup Coconut Oil ¼ cup Maple Syrup 2 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla ½ cup Chocolate Chips ½ cup Butterscotch Chips ½ cup Sweetened Shredded Coconut Directions: Preheat oven to 375 F for conventional or 350 F for convection. Mix almond flour, oats, baking soda and salt together in a small bowl. Set aside. Blend on low speed coconut oil and maple…

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It’s All About the Sugars

It’s all about the Sugars Jennifer Bryant, MS, RD, LD, CDE  So your friend told you that agave syrup has a lower glycemic index than sugar, and so you started buying it to put in your morning cup of coffee.  Your grandma tells you that honey will get rid of your cough, and your spouse is upset with you that you are spending more money on the sweetener that you think is better for you.  With so much conflicting information, how do you know what you should be consuming? About…

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Vanilla Almond Granola Bars

These bars are simple and easy!  Full of goodness with healthy fats, fiber, and protein, they make an excellent on the go snack!  They are gluten free too! 1.5 cups quick cooking oats ½ cup sliced almonds ¼ cup sesame seeds ¼ cup chia or hemp seeds 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp salt 1 cup almond butter ¼ cup honey ¼ cup pure maple syrup 2 tsp vanilla   Stir together all dry ingredients (oats, almonds, sesame seeds, chia seeds, cinnamon, and salt) in a large mixing bowl.  In a…

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