Posts in category "cookies"

What's For Dessert: Cashew Butter Cookies!

My new favorite thing on earth is cashew butter. Literally. Lately, it’s been a toss-up between peanut butter (my old standby that I have pretty much given up), sunflower seed butter, almond butter and now cashew butter. With such a light, creamy texture and just a hint of sweetness, cashew butter is perfect for adding... Read more »

Want to Get Healthy? Ask These Questions and Make a Plan!

Last night, as the snow drifted and never quite seemed to land, I relished the quiet solitude from my window… I could see the various Christmas trees across the street in the closest high rise and hear car tires scraping through thick, fresh ice on the street below. It is the week of Christmas, and... Read more »

Eat This, Not That: Portabella Mushroom Burger, Kale Chips and Apple Pie Cupcakes!

We all have those dishes that we love – whether that’s a burger and fries, a big bag of potato chips or a warm slice of apple pie. If you are open to trying something new, you might surprise yourself with how much you like the healthier version of your old favorite. The next time... Read more »
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Cafeteria Overhaul: Get Healthy At School!

One of our missions in Chicago is to start redefining the cafeteria lunch. As a kid, standing in line on the rare days I didn’t have my brown bag in hand, I remember thinking, “Where are all the fruits and veggies?” Though I indulged in sweets and Lunchables were often a staple in that brown... Read more »

10 Minute Flourless Cookies!

Playing on a recipe for almond butter cookies, I decided to substitute chunky natural peanut butter and sprinkle in some oats instead. Baking in 10 minutes, I served them to a friend, and she immediately said: “You should sell these! Seriously.” Perhaps the easiest cookies I’ve ever made (and with no flour), the batter consists... Read more »