Have a cookie (or two) with AMAZING baking substitutions!
Hey, guys! I often get asked about my baking substitutions, food plan, etc. I like to really focus on movement and exercise and leave the food coaching to the experts. I often recommend my local folks to Debbie Jeunette for sound nutrition advice and I am pleased to announce that she will be guest blogging for me on all things yummy for our tummy!
Enjoy the good info below, folks! Jaime
As a Certified Health Coach, one of the things I teach my clients is that you really don’t
have to “give up” anything you really like (logic applies here please!). Rather I focus
on trying to improve the quality and sourcing of everything you eat so you can “have
your cake” without jeopardizing your overall health, RIGHT?? And, come on…it IS the
HOLIDAY SEASON! So let me share with you some healthier baking substitutions and
some of my favorite recipes to help you start to “transition your taste buds” to the
Want to discover some amazing recipe substitutions? Click on the link here:
(the link will give you this article in it’s entirety for ease of printing recipes below)
Here are some of my FAVORITE recipes!!! The Avocado pudding is as rich and
delicious as mousse!! Do not be afraid to try this recipe!!!!
Avocado Chocolate Pudding:
Melt 1/2 cup dark chocolate in a bowl and cool slightly
In a food processor blend:
4 ripe avocados
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup honey
1 tb plus 1 tsp pure vanilla
1/4 tsp sea salt
1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
Spoon into containers and refrigerate for at least 3 hours!
ALMOND BUTTER CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES:
1 cup unsalted almond butter
3/4 cup SUCANAT
1 large egg
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1?4 tsp sea salt
3 oz dark chocolate chips
1/2 cup slivered almonds
Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes till brown. Freeze well.
NO BAKE ALMOND BUTTER & CHOCOLATE OATMEAL BARS
Melt in pan: 1 cup almond butter, 1/2 cup raw honey, 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil
Add: 2 cups oats,, 1 1/4 tsp vanilla, 3 TBLS Hemp Hearts, 1/4 cup nuts, 1/4 cup dried
cherries, 1.25 cups dark chocolate chips.
Mix together. Spread in 8 x 8 pan.
Refrigerate. Freezes well!
Debbie Jeunette, CHC, AADP, CMT
Certified Health Coach
Member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners
Certified Massage Therapist
Group Trainer & Fitness Instructor
Take control and live a nourished LIFE!!
FOOD CHANGES EVERYTHING!
I am a Certified Health Coach with a background in Health Science, a certified Massage Therapist of 22 years and have over 38 years experience in Personal and Group Fitness. Driven into the health field to find answers to improve my own health, I have learned techniques to help my clients find balance and harmony with their own health in a way that is logical, simple and bio-individual!
Your personalized program will radically improve your energy, health and overall happiness. You will learn how to take control of your own health and how to make informed and educated decisions regarding your health and quality of life.
Together, we will explore concerns specific to you and your body and discover the tools you need for a lifetime of balance. No dieting, no counting, no weighing, no measuring, no depravation..just integrating better choices into your daily life that will improve your health!