Showing 5 Blog Entries from the 'Healthier Recipes' Category

Energy Bites

Need a morning or afternoon pick me up? Check out the Energy Bites at the Cafe or try making them at home yourself! Energy Bites: 1 cup peanut butter or almond butter1 cup rolled oats 1 cup raisins or craisins 1/2 cup chocolate chips optional 1/3 cup honey 1/4 cup flax seed, chia seed Mix all together. Scoop tsp size balls to parchment on baking sheet. Roll into 1" balls. Freeze or refrigerate enough to ... Read More »

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Healthy Happenings

Our Cafe is bustling with new opportunities for you to stay healthy! Try a veggie cup with hummus or fruit cup to brighten your day.   Our trail mix includes nuts and chocolate. Chocolate lowers blood pressure and improves circulation which is great for the brain. Omega-3 fatty acids in the nuts strengthen brain tissue and help maintain memory.   Who knew that the healthy option could be so tasty. And ... Read More »

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Applesauce Oatmeal Cookies

COMBINE:3 1/2 cups quick oats3 cups flour2 tsp baking powder2 tsp baking soda3 tsp cinnamon2 tsp salt CREAM:1 cup brown sugar1 cup white sugar1 cup butter (2 sticks) ADD:2 eggs1 1/2 cups unsweetened applesauce2 cups raisins or craisinsOPTIONS:2 cups nuts or2 cups chocolate or white chocolate chips (1 bag=2 cups) OVEN TEMP: 350 DegreesTIME: 12-14 MinutesQUANTITY: 24 Cookies If making mini cookies check after 5 ... Read More »

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Own Your Energy Bars

  CLEAN BARS (Food and Wine Magazine)     INGREDIENTS Nonstick spray, for greasing
 1/2 cup sliced almonds
 1 pound Medjool dates, split and pitted
 Two 3.5-ounce dark chocolate bars (72%), coarsely chopped
 3/4 cup raisins
 1 1/2 tablespoons Bitterman’s Espresso Salt (see Note)
 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
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Simple Homemade Energy Snack Bars

Simple Homemade Energy Snack Bars From Teresa Bauisotto 1 cup dates1 cup dried cranberries1 cup lightly salted almonds1 tablespoon chia seeds1 tablespoon sunflower seeds (flax)2 tablespoon honey (agave nectar) Pulse dates and almonds in food processor until chopped medium fine. Add cranberries, chia seeds, sunflower seeds and honey. Pulse 6 to 8 times or until ingredients are combined. Line a 8 x 8 dish with ... Read More »

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