Healthy Peanut Butter Drop Cookies

Think of the “cookies” as a less dense version of a protein power ball. My husband grew up loving no bake, Peanut Butter Drop Cookies, so I took my Mother-in-law’s recipe (that called for 2 cups of sugar by the way) and made them way more healthy with a FRACTION of the sugar thanks to my awesome Silver Fern Kakato sweetener that has 0g of sugar in it, it is kind of like stevia except it doesn’t have that weird after taste that stevia has. You can find it on amazon HERE.

I used the Silver Fern Kakato sweetener above, a little bit of the Silver Fern Vanilla Protein Powder and only 1/3 cup of honey and it is perfectly sweet! So I replace the refined white sugar with healthy sugars, replaced dairy with the protein powder and replaced butter with coconut oil!

I promise it is a treat your kids will love and not even know they are eating a healthier version.

Healthy Peanut Butter Drop Cookies
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Serves: 32
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ⅓ cup kakato sweetener or stevia
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • ⅓ cup vanilla whey protein powder
  • ⅓ cup water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter (or another nut butter)
  • 2 cups of instant gluten free oats
  • 1 cup rice krispies cereal
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional)
Instructions
  1. Heat coconut oil, kakato, protein powder, honey, salt and water on the stove top to mix well, heat till mixed not boiling.
  2. Add to a bowl with peanut butter, oats, rice krispies, stir till evenly combined.
  3. Once mixture is cooled add chocolate chips (so they don't melt).
  4. Place on a piece of wax paper or parchment paper in large spoonfuls.
  5. Put in fridge until set.
  6. Cover and Store in fridge.

 

Teriyaki Tacos with Mango Jalapeño sauce

 

It’s Taco Tuesday! Today I am making some Teriyaki tacos with a delicious Mango Jalapeño Sauce because the secret is in the sauce. I whipped up the chicken, pineapple, red onions and taco shells in my new Le Creuset nonstick pans which handled it like a champ. I have had these pans for a few months now and I am totally converted, they are heavy duty, super nonstick aaaaand come with a lid because who has been guilty of just wrapping tin foil over your lidless pan??! Oh and they don’t peel like most other brand name nonstick pans do. This is the pan that I have.

 

Let’s talk about the sauce for a minute and how darling is my mini Le Creuset cocotte? My 3 year old took her chicken out of the taco and just dipped it in the sauce and kept asking for more, I didn’t add any Jalapeño seeds so that it wasn’t spicy for my kids.

teriyake tacos with jalapeno mango sauce

This meal came together pretty fast and it is really easy to make it paleo by using a lettuce wrap or avocado or salad instead of using a taco shell.

Teriyaki Tacos with Mango Jalapeño sauce
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Serves: 15 tacos
 
Ingredients
  • 3 Chicken breasts
  • 1 cup of coconut aminos or teriyaki sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • pineapple chunks
  • tomatoes
  • lettuce of choice (I used red cabbage)
  • red onion
  • For the DRESSING:
  • 1½ cup mango chunks
  • 3 oz avocado oil
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • juice from 1 lime
  • half of a jalapeño
  • 1 tbsp honey (or 2-3 dates)
Instructions
  1. First add your coconut aminos or teriyaki sauce to your chicken breasts and let marinate for 30 mins-couple hours.
  2. Meanwhile chop up all your veggies, before you are ready to cook the chicken add chopped red peppers and pineapple into the pan with a tiny bit of avocado oil or olive oil. Cook it up till you get a nice char.
  3. Add all dressing ingredients except the jalapeño to a blender and blend. Deseed the jalapeño if you don't want it to be spicy and add it to the blender and pulse.
  4. Then start heating up some taco shells (optional).
  5. Next slice up your chicken and cook in pan on medium high heat until cooked through.
  6. Add chicken, pineapple, peppers, tomato, lettuce and sauce to your shell of choice (lettuce, avocado or make a salad). Enjoy.

 

Eating Clean FREE Quick start Guide

Paleo German Pancake

I’ve been getting multiple questions in my email or on instagram about “Where do I go to learn about eating clean?” or “What is eating clean?” While there are many different variations on what people believe qualify as eating clean, for me it is as close to whole food that hasn’t been processed with added preservatives and chemicals. I created this QUICKSTART guide and put it in my ebook “Learn to Eat Clean in 3 Weeks” I wanted everyone to be able to have the guide so I am putting it here for you to download so you can keep it forever as a reference!

How to eat clean printable. Download HERE 

My “Learn to Eat Clean in 3 Weeks” ebook has over 30 recipes in it and a shopping list and calendar for you to follow. You can buy it HERE.