Crispy Rice Squares

For best results, the peanut butter in these squares needs to be homogenized. Minimumly processed nut butters that allow the oil to seperate and rise to the top of the jar don’t work as well. I’ve found a “natural” Smuckers brand peanut butter that works well and has a relatively short list of ingredients. Brown … Continue reading “Crispy Rice Squares”

Heath Bar Cookies

[donotprint]This cookie recipe comes close to not being allowed on this blog because calling a healthy snack is just wrong. A lot of the time when I take a normal cookie recipe and reduce the sugar and fat it feels so much healthier than what I could have made and through some magical transformation it becomes “healthy” … Continue reading “Heath Bar Cookies”

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

  1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil3/4 cup brown sugar, packed1 large egg, beaten1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 ripe bananas, peeled and mashed3/4 cup buttermilk 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour1 cup all purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 cup ground flaxseed1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/3 cup milk chocolate chips Preheat oven to … Continue reading “Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins”