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Banana and Chocolate Chip Baked Oatmeal Cups


3 cups rolled oats or old fashioned oats
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
¼ cup pure maple syrup
1 cup mashed banana, 2 bananas
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 cup 1% milk
¼ cup melted coconut oil
1 cup mini chocolate chips
Cooking spray.


1.Preheat oven to 350.

2.In a medium bowl, combine the rolled oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

3.Crack the 2 eggs into another medium bowl. Whisk together with the maple syrup, mashed banana, and vanilla extract until the ingredients are combined and smooth.

4.Slowly whisk in the milk and coconut oil.

5.Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Stir until all the oats are covered and moistened.

6.Slowly stir in the chocolate chips.

7.Spray a muffin pan with cooking spray then divide the oatmeal mixture among the 12 muffins tins. Press the mixture down with a spoon so all the oats are covered in liquid.

8.Bake for 30 minutes or until the tops are slightly brown.

9.Let cool for 5 minutes. Enjoy with a little pure maple syrup.


Strawberry Dole Whip Recipe

(serves 4-5)

1 cup sliced frozen strawberries
1 cup frozen raspberries or more strawberries
level 1/4 cup milk of choice or canned coconut milk
1 1/2 tsp sugar or sweetener of choice
2 tsp lemon juice
1/16 tsp salt

Strawberry Dole Whip Recipe: Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Scoop out and eat OR put in a plastic bag and freeze ten minutes, then cut a hole in the bag’s edge and squeeze out in a swirl.  The addition of lemon might sound strange, but it really makes the recipe!

Fresh Vegetable Salad



1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons finely diced jalapeno
1 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


4 ears yellow corn, cooked, cooled, and cut off the cob
2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
6 stalks celery, chopped
1 cucumber, chopped
1/2 red onion, finely chopped


In a medium bowl, whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, vinegar, jalapeno, celery seed, salt, and pepper until smooth. Set aside to let the flavors marry while you prepare the veggies.
In a large bowl, mix all vegetables together..
Pour dressing over vegetables and gently mix together until well combined. Serve immediately.