If you're tired of the sugar cookie guilt, try this cookie recipe
On this Fit Life, we know you're checking out all the holiday cookie parties this time of year. We'll here's an easy recipe that will deliver a healthier choice and free you from the sugar cookie guilt.
Cassie Dimmick of Achieving Your Best shared the recipe with us:
*2c. raw plain quick oats
*3 ripe bananas,mashed
*1/2 tbsp cinnamon
*1 Tbsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine all ingredients until well mixed (may need to add more or less oats depending on size of bananas-should be cookie dough consistency).
Place spoonfuls of batter on cookie sheet.
Bake 15 minutes or until desired "doneness."
Enjoy - these are great before or after a workout, as
breakfast or a snack.
1⁄4 c dark chocolate chips (adds yumminess and antioxidants)
1/2 c. almond butter (adds protein, calcium, vitamin E, zinc, and antioxidants)
1/2 c. walnuts (adds omega 3s, antioxidants, biotin, and
1 Tbsp ground flax seed (adds fiber, omega 3s, antioxidants, and protein)
1 Tbsp chia seed (adds fiber, omega 3s, antioxidants, and protein)
1 Tbsp hemp seeds (adds protein, calcium, antioxidants, iron, potassium and magnesium)
1Tbsp maca powder (adds iron, iodine, calcium, potassium, and antioxidants)
1/4 c. raisins (adds iron, potassium, fiber, and antioxidants)
-By Cassie Dimmick, MS, RD, CSSD
Achieving Your Best, LLC Dietitian