Breakfast Cookies

When it comes to managing sugar cravings, one of my first pieces of wisdom is to start your day with a savory breakfast. Eggs, sausage, bacon, sautéed spinach, salsa… you get the idea. I’ve found with myself and with my family that the surest way to initiate the need to snack is to have sweet…

Mother Lode Cookies

I’ve been off social media for three weeks! I don’t care how lame this sounds but it’s honestly been a struggle at times. I’d have a quiet moment or standing in line and I’d literally get fidgity with my hands. Like I needed something to do or redirect my attention. How intense is that? I…

Fudge Drizzle Cookies

Do you guys remember those Keebler Elves commercials with the tree cookie factory that made the ‘fudge stripe’ cookies and the Rainbow ones with the REAL M&M’s in them?! Man, that’s a throwback to my childhood tv days for sure. The only thing I liked more than TV was probably those cookies. The double stuffed…

Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cookies and Flowers. Is there any greater combination in this world? No. There isn’t. Another great combination is walnuts and chocolate, just ask a brownie. There are a ton of nut butter cookie recipes out there and to my dismay, there weren’t any using walnut butter. So I decided to try one out myself. These are…

Flourless Walnut Raisin Cookies

Attention! This is a world-class grain-free cookie. It’s chewy and moist with simple ingredients and NO refined sugars. You don’t even have to buy any crazy nut flours or starches. Yay for you! These are also great for a quick breakfast or post workout snack, or… you know… whenever. Flourless Walnut Raisin Cookies 1 c….

Lemon Peach Thumbprint Cookies

Hey! Follow me on Twitter @cleanplatechef Also, you know what  you get when you combine THIS recipe with the recipe below? Thumbprint Cookies! also known as (and appropriately named by one of my private clients) JELLY COOKIES!   Pectin-Free Peach Jam 5 ripe peaches, peeled and diced small 1/4 c. coconut sugar 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 2…

Chunky Monkey Cookies

Our new pup is amazing. So obviously all blog posts need to begin with a picture of him. I mean, seriously… So, my neighbor has a huge banana tree in his front yard and it’s chock full of ripe bananas. I have no clue why they are not taking advantage of the free food on their…

Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I made these today! My husband’s coworkers went cray for them. You gotta love an Elana’s Pantry recipe 🙂 Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies 2 cups cashew meal (Elana used Almond Flour, they’d be delish with hazelnut flour too.) ¼ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda ½ cup palm shortening ¼ cup coconut sugar 1 egg 1 tablespoon vanilla extract…

Links I Love 7.0

Another edition of my favorite links. Time to surf the web… I’m leading this off with a favorite new PRODUCT. NoOodle – Calorie Free Noodles that have an AWESOME texture. I’m actually more impressed with the pasta-like texture than I am with all the “-Free” attributes. Go buy some! Nutritionist Erica Sawers shares a sensible approach to…

Sea Salt Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Valentine’s Day has come and gone but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy sweets any old day, right?! WRONG! Actually, I’m fighting off a cold right now because I’ve been a bit too lenient with my sugar-free ways, sleep has been elusive at times, etc, etc. Let me just make it known that I have…