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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 […]

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May Recipe of the Month – Chocolate Dipped Almond Butter Banana Bites

Thank you Hilda Trigoso for submitting this month’s recipe! Try this quick and easy 3 ingredient snack that the whole family will love! Ingredients: 3 large bananas 1/3 cup nut butter of choice 1/2 cup melted chocolate of choice Directions: Slice bananas into slices about 1/4-1/2 inch thick. Spread a little nut butter onto a slice and sandwich […]

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Banana-Cocoa Soy Smoothie

Recipe of the Month: Banana-Cocoa Soy Smoothie When you need plenty of carbohydrates and protein, look to this breakfast smoothie-alternative! This recipe has been tagged as “Diabetes appropriate, gluten free diet, healthy weight, high fiber, high potassium, low calorie, low cholesterol, low sat fat, and low sodium.” Ingredients: 1 Banana ½ cup silken tofu ½ cup […]