Homemade Granola Bars (Gluten Free)

Homemade Granola Bars (Gluten Free) Yield: 18 2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup steel cut oats (if you don’t have steel cut oats, you can use 2.5 cups of rolled oats instead) 1/4 cup ground flaxseed 1/8 cup chia seeds 1/8 cup unsalted raw sunflower seeds 2 tbsps coconut flour, sifted 1 tsp cinnamon 3/4 … Continue reading

Strawberry Avocado Quinoa Salad

Strawberry Avocado Quinoa Salad Serves 2 Salad: 1 cup cooked quinoa 1 cup strawberries, cut into bite sized pieces 1 avocado, cut into bite sized pieces 1 tbsp red onion, finely diced juice of 1/2 a lime Dressing: 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tbsps olive oil 1/2 tsp dijon mustard 1 tsp maple syrup dash of … Continue reading

Orange Rice

Orange Rice Adapted from: Canadian Living Serves 4 2-2/3 cups reduced salt or no-salt added chicken broth 1-1/2 tsps grated orange rind 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper 1-1/3 cups basmati rice 1 large carrot, grated Bring chicken broth, orange rind, and salt and pepper to a boil. Stir in rice and grated carrot. Simmer … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies (Gluten Free)

Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies (Gluten Free) Adapted from: Peggy KotsopoulosYield: approx 50 cookies 1 cup cooked quinoa 1 cup oats (or quinoa flour) 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 4 large very ripe bananas, mashed 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 to 1/2 cup organic sugar 1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate (70%) 1/4 cup ground flax seed (optional) pinch of … Continue reading

Chunky Monkey Muffins (Gluten-Free)

Chunky Monkey Muffins (Gluten-Free) Adapted from Coconut Recipes Yield: 12 1/2 cup coconut flour, sifted 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 6 eggs 1/3 cup pure maple syrup 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted (or other oil) 1 tbsp vanilla 3/4 cup mashed banana 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut (or unsweetened … Continue reading

No-Bake Chewy Coconut Haystacks

No-Bake Chewy Coconut Haystacks Adapted from: Free Coconut Recipes Yield: 20 2 tbsps butter 1/2 cup coconut oil (use just under 1/2 cup to avoid the oil pooling) 1/4 cup cocoa 1/4 cup maple syrup or honey 1/4 cup organic sugar dash of salt 2 tsp vanilla 2 cups shredded unsweetened coconut Melt oil, butter … Continue reading

“Healthier” Peanut Butter Cups

“Healthier” Peanut Butter Cups Adapted from Healthy Indulgences Yield: approx 14 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsps cocoa powder 3 tbsps coconut oil 3 tbsps natural peanut butter 3/4 tsp vanilla 5 to 6 tbsps pure maple syrup Heat cocoa powder, coconut oil, and peanut butter in a saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally until mixture … Continue reading

Steel Cut Oats Dark Chocolate Chunk Granola

Steel Cut Oats Dark Chocolate Chunk Granola 1.5 cups rolled oats 1.5 cups steel cut oats 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 1/8 cup unsalted sunflower seeds 1/4 cup unsalted pumpkin seeds 1/8 cup chia seeds 1/4 cup ground flax seed 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup chopped dark chocolate (70%) 1/4 cup organic sugar, or brown … Continue reading