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Healthy 5-Ingredient Granola Bars

Ingredients: 1 heaping cup packed dates (pitted) 1/4 cup maple syrup, agave nectar or honey 1/4 cup creamy salted natural peanut butter or almond butter 1 cup roasted unsalted almonds (loosely chopped) 1 1/2 cups rolled oats  Chocolate chips, dried fruit, nuts, banana chips, vanilla, etc. (optional additions) Directions: Process dates in a food processor until small bits remain (about 1 minute). It should form a “dough” like consistency.  Optional […]

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Oatmeal Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie

June Recipe of the Month Try this creamy Oatmeal Smoothie with peanut butter and banana. With fiber, protein, and healthy fats, this vegan breakfast smoothie is filling and delicious! INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup old-fashioned oats or quick oats  1 banana — chopped into chunks and frozen  1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk  1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter  1/2 tablespoon pure maple syrup — plus additional to taste  1/2 teaspoon pure […]