Tasty Treats – A Healthy Way To Treat Yourself
Here, you will find the best page in the world! Lol I have ALWAYS loved sweets and may have gone a bit overboard most times, when it comes to desserts. I’ve found if I just remember to enjoy these tasty treats in moderation, I can still have them occasionally. Please try these healthy but tasty treat recipes and leave a comment if you’ve enjoyed them!
The Nut Medley Granola
Homemade granola is a great versatile treat and is a good healthy breakfast. Stay away from adding dried fruit to your granola, because they are very high in carbs.
Prep Time 10 Mins Cook Time 1 Hour Servings 8
Food Facts: 391 Calories Fat 38g Protein 10g Carbs 10g Fiber 6g Net Carbs 4g
Fat 80%/ Protein 10%/ Carbs 10%
The Tasty Ingredients You Will need
2 Cups of shredded unsweetened coconut
1 Cup of sliced almonds
1 Cup raw sunflower seeds
1/2 Cup of raw pumpkin seeds
1/2 Cup of walnuts
1/2 Cup of melted coconut oil
10 Drops of liquid stevia
1 Tsp of ground cinnamon
1/2 Tsp of ground nutmeg
Step 1. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside . Then preheat your oven to 250 degrees.
Step 2. In a large bowl toss together the shredded coconut, almonds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and walnuts until mixed.
Step 3. In a smaller bowl stir together the coconut oil, stevia, cinnamon, and nutmeg until it’s all blended.
Step 4. Now pour the mixture from the smaller bowl into the bigger bowl with the dry ingredients and mix well with your hands.
Step 5. Now spread the granola onto the 2 baking sheets
Step 6. Bake the granola for about 1 hour or until golden brown. Make sure to stir it every 10 to 15 minutes.
Step 7. Transfer the granola into a large tupperware contain and let cool, toss it frequently to breaks up any large pieces.
Step 8. Store the granola in a tupperware container in the refrigerator or freeze it up to 1 month.
Banana Honey Muffins
Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins 10-12 Servings
Food Facts 190 Calories 32g of Carbohydrates 6g of Fat 2g of Fiber
The Delicious Ingredients You Will Need
3 RIPE BANANAS
1/3 CUP OF HONEY
1/4 CUP OF CANOLA OIL
1 LARGE EGGS
1 TSP OF VANILLA EXTRACT
1 1/2 CUPS OF FLOUR
1 TSP BAKING SODA
1/4 TSP OF SALT
Preheat the oven to 350*F.
In a large bowl, mash the ripe bananas with the honey
Add oil, egg and vanilla.
Then add the flour, soda and salt.
Spoon out the batter among 10-12 paper-lined muffin cups, filling them almost full.
Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
Scrumptious Breakfast Cookies
Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 20-25 mins 12-16 Servings
Food Facts 190 Calories 5g of Protein 16g of Fat 2g of Fiber
The Amazing Ingredients You Will Need
1/4 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup almond flour
1/4 cup coconut flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 scoop of your favorite vanilla protein powder
1/4 cup walnuts, finely chopped
2 tablespoons dried cherries, chopped coarsely
1/4 cup almond butter
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Grab a cookie sheet and line it with parchment paper, set aside.
Preheat oven to 350*F
In a medium bowl, combine rolled oats, almond flour, coconut flour, salt, baking soda, vanilla whey powder, walnuts and dried cherries. Mix well and set aside.
In a clean large bowl, mix together 2 eggs, almond butter, applesauce, coconut oil and vanilla extract.
Pour dry mixture into wet and mix well.
Once combined, take large tablespoonfuls and drop them onto cookie sheet.
Put cookies into preheated oven and bake for 10-15 mins, until cookies are soft on top and golden brown on bottom.
Let cool for 5 minutes on cookie rack and enjoy!
Crunchy Apple Chips
Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 2 hrs 1 Servings You Will Need A Mandolin Slicer
Food Facts 30 Calories 0g of Protein 0g of Fat 1g of Fiber
The Fresh Ingredients You Will Need
1 fresh apple
1 tbs of freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tbs of cinnamon
Preheat your oven to 220*F.
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside
Take your mandolin Slicer and use the 3.5mm slice option or simply slice the apple into 1/4 inch slices.
In a medium bowl, add apple slices and toss them in the lemon juice. Sprinkle cinnamon over apple slices and toss again to coat.
Once coated, place apple slices evenly on lined cookie sheet.
Place cookie sheet with apple slices on it into your preheated oven and bake for 1 hour.
Carefully, remove cookie sheet and set on top of stove. With a set of tongs or a spatula, flip all the apple slices onto the other side.
Return your cookie sheet back to the oven and bake for an additional 1 hour.
Be sure to keep an eye on apple slices near the end, to make sure the ends don’t burn (all ovens are different, I checked mine around 30 mins and they were starting to turn golden brown.)
Take out from oven and let cool for 10-15 mins
Put slices in a sealed container if you want to enjoy later on!
Oh My Greek, Frozen Yogurt Bark!
Prep Time 10 mins Freezer Time 2 hrs 6-8 Servings
Food Facts 90 Calories 2g of Protein 3g of Fat 1g of Fiber
The Fabulous Ingredients You Will Need
1 1/2 cups of fat free vanilla greek yogurt
3 tbs of maple syrup (I used local and fresh maple syrup)
1/2 cup of granola (I used granola and nut cluster mixture)
1/2 cup of blueberries
3-5 strawberries, thinly sliced
Optional* You can substitute any of your favorite fruit ( raspberries, blackberries, pineapple)
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
In a small bowl, combine fat free greek yogurt and maple syrup together. Mix well.
Take your lined cookie sheet and pour yogurt mixture on it, spread yogurt thinly over sheet. Dont spread it too thin though, leave enough for the fruit to stick to but not to thick either or it will be too hard to eat frozen.
Once spread evenly, place strawberries and blueberries all over yogurt. Then sprinkle granola over mixture as well.
Place cookie sheet in freezer and let chill for 2 hours.
Remove from freezer and break into chunks.( I used a pizza cutter to cut into perfect squares.)
Store in a sealed container in the freezer and enjoy little pieces throughout the day for a healthy snack!
Healthy Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters
Prep Time 25 mins NO BAKE 12-14 Servings
Food Facts 100 Calories 2g of Protein 7g of Fat 1g of Fiber
The Tasty Ingredients You Will Need
1/2 cup of raw walnuts, chopped into chunks
1/4 cup of raw almonds, chopped into chunks
1/2 cup of shelled raw pumpkin seeds
3/4 cup of dark chocolate (at least 60% cacao)
1 tbs of fine sea salt
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper .
Take a couple pieces of each nut and put them in a pile on the lined cookie sheet, make sure some of the nuts are overlapping. Do this until nuts are all used up and your cookie sheet is full of little piles of nuts.
Take your chocolate, break into pieces and put it into a microwavable bowl, put that into the microwave and mic for 1 1/2 – 2 mins. Stir chocolate often to make sure all the chocolate is melted evenly.
With a spoon, drizzle chocolate over nut clusters. While chocolate is still warm put 5-6 pumpkin seeds and a pinch of sea salt on top.
Allow chocolate to set and then enjoy these tasty clusters!
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