The 4 Ingredient Cookie

Well this was easy… and quite delicious!

IMG_7617

IMG_7620

IMG_7621

The 4 Ingredient Cookie

2 bananas
2c old fashioned oats
1/4c. Enjoy Life mini chocolate chips
1 tsp vanilla

Roll into balls and press on cookie sheet

Bake at 350° for 11-12 minutes

Make 14 cookies

Each cookie has:
83 calories
14g carbs
2g fat
2g protein

P.S. These cookies will be my breakfast for the next few days ;)

Check Me Out [website // facebook // facebook ii // instagram // instagram ii //  pinterest]

Advertisements

Sweet Potato Pancakes [recipe from the Lean Body Cookbook]

Quick question… What did you have for breakfast today?

If you are like me you get tired of eggs and oats day in and day out so I was excited to see this recipe from The Get In Shape Girl.  Check it out…

Sweet Potato Pancakes

“These are very portable and have come with me on several trips out of town for breakfast.  They are also a perfect post-workout snack since they have lots of carbs and protein. I imagine these to be something I would want to bring with me if I were going away for a weekend and was gonna workout on my trip or something to take with me to snack on during a Crossfit competition to keep me fueled.” – The GISG

sweet-potato-pancakes-199x300

Ingredients:

2 whole eggs

4oz sweet potato, cooked

1/2 cup plain 2% greek yogurt

1/2 tsp liquid stevia

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp baking powder

Cinnamon to taste

Directions:

Mix in a food processor or by hand, thoroughly, until even.  You could even mash these together with your hands.  Separate into 2 – 4 pancakes, depending on how many you want, just make sure they are no more than a half inch thick to begin because they will take longer to cook through.

Place on frying pan over medium heat and let sit for 3 – 4 min before carefully flipping onto the other side.    You very well may have to flip for 2 more minutes on each side to ensure they cook all the way through but do not burn on the outsides.

Nutrition:

*Makes 1 serving*

Cals – 270

Carbs – 30g

Fat – 7g

Protein – 23g

The Get In Shape Girl’s newest cookbook, the Lean Body Cookbook and Meal Planning Guide is available now. These are 41 recipes for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner that are completely healthy and unprocessed foods.  Not only that, but she actually teaches you the best foods to eat and when to help you lose fat.

Now… it is time to make these bad boys :)

Leah

cover-230x300

Purchase The Lean Body Cookbook & Meal Planning Guide  

Check Me Out [website // facebook // facebook ii // instagram // instagram ii //  pinterest]

Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pancakes

Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pancakes

Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pancakes

Pancakes:
3 tbsp. buckwheat flour (can substitute for any flour)
3 tbsp. coconut flour (makes them fluffy)
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 tbsp. pure pumpkin
1 egg white
1/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp. walden’s syrup
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. chopped pecans
Topping:
1 tbsp. all natural creamy peanut butter
1/4 scoop About Time vanilla protein powder
1 tsp. walden’s syrup
2 tbsp. almond milk
Directions: 
– combine pancake batter together and cook on medium heat
– flip pancakes every few minutes (cooking them takes a while as they are very thick)
– mix toppings together and layer onto pancakes
Macros: 416 calories // 44g. carbs // 16g. fats // 23g. protein

pumpkin cinnamon and pecan granola

If there is one thing I love almost as much as peanut butter it is granola. I could eat granola all day every day. With milk or without milk. With a spoon or by the handful. It is ridiculous how much I love granola.

Here is a delicious recipe I came up with and it is SO good I want to shout it from the rooftops!

IMG_7365

Ingredients:

3 c. old fashioned oats

1 1/2 c. chopped pecans

1/3 c. roasted pepitas

1/3 c. roasted sunflower seeds

2/3 c. chopped almonds

1 tbsp. stevia

1 tbsp. pumpkin pie spice

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. sea salt

1/4 c. melted coconut oil

1/3 c. pure maple syrup

1/2 c. pure pumpkin

IMG_7350

Mix together oats, nuts, seeds, stevia, salt and spices together. Then set aside.

Heat coconut oil, maple syrup and pure pumpkin in a pan over medium heat until warm.

Pour the liquid over dry ingredients and mix well (do it quickly before the liquid cools).

Spread granola over a non stick pan or lay pan with parchment paper and layer it with delicious granola.

IMG_7355 page

Bake at 325 degrees for 10 minutes then stir granola gently to keep clusters together.

Place back into oven for 10 more minutes or until lightly browned and your kitchen smells like heaven.

Eat with milk, on top of ice cream (my favorite is arctic zero) or by the handful :)

IMG_7362

Check Me Out [website // facebook // facebook ii // instagram // instagram ii //  pinterest]