Soft Pumpkin Cookies

Makes 3 dozen (I make small cookies so I got more then 3 dozen) Ingredients: 1 c brown sugar 1 c pumpkin, cooked or canned 1/2 c veggie oil 1 tsp vanilla 2 c flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp cloves 1/4 tsp ginger 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1…

Granola Recipe from Clean Eating Magazine

Preheat oven to 300. In a large bowl, combine: 3/4 c sunflower seeds 1 1/2 c oatmeal (not instant) 1/4 c ground flaxseeds 1/2 c dried cranberries 1/2 c slivered almonds 1/2 c shredded unsweetened coconut 3 tbsp. natural peanut butter 1/2 tsp. sea salt 1/3 c raw honey 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract

Bake Better

Taken from Oxygen, March 2011 Cut the fat and calories with these swaps when baking: If recipe calls for heavy cream, swap with equal amount of evaporated skim milk If recipe calls for 1 whole egg, swap with 1 cup unsweetened applesauce If recipe calls for all-purpose flour, swap with 1/2 to 1/3 cup protein powder for that fraction called for

Lori’s Chocolate Cheesecake Bites

**Taken from Oxygen Magazine. March 2011 Ready in 1 hour and 15 minutes. 15 servings 4 oz. fat-free cream cheese 4 oz. fat-free Greek yogurt (Personal note: I prefer Chobani brand) 5-6 packets of Stevia 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 tbsp cocoa powder 15 baked mini phyllo shells (found in the freezer section of the grocery…