Breakfast Energy Cookie is wonderful on the go snack. When I am short on time, I have no time for breakfast. I want something that provides me with healthy nutrition and energy. However, I want something good for me. Breakfast cookies are great for anyone who is always on the go. Hence, the cookies are hearty. Evidently, the cookie is gluten-free, dairy-free, and delicious.
Breakfast Energy Cookies
1/2 cup cranberries
1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
3 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp chia seed
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup gluten-free oat flour
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp almond milk
3 tbsp coconut oil
Turn on the oven to 325 degrees F. Then, In a bowl, combine oat, oat flour, dried cranberries, chia seed, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt. Whisk together.
And, mashed the banana. Secondly, add it to the bowl with all the ingredients.
Moreover, add in coconut oil, sugar, and almond milk.
Thus, take a spoon scoop some batter on a baking sheet above a baking tray.
At this time, flatten the cookie. Note: this cookie does not expand but does leave room between each cookie.
Subsequently, bake for 15 minutes. The cookie should appear golden brown.
Let it cool.
Why Should you love breakfast Cookies:
can be frozen
it is like a dessert
easy to make
Why a cookie is a healthy option:
variety of seeds
gluten-free oats for fiber
maple syrup or honey
Make cookies Correctly:
How to make cookies correctly. Do flatten cookies to cook more quickly. Hence, do give the cookies a form. As well as that if anyone who desires a sweeter cookie, do add raisins to make it into a treat. If anyone enjoys a caramelized flavor, add brown sugar to it. Undoubtedly, oatmeal cookies are a wonderful breakfast item. Consequently, these cookies satisfy as a healthy dessert by adding dark chocolates. In addition, add in cinnamon to make the cookie a stronger flavor. Do try these breakfast energy cookies.
Peanut butter granola bar. On my shopping trip, I am always buying granola bars. Undoubtedly, my daughter has her favorites and my husband has her favorite types. Apart from this, the cost adds up on the receipt. Therefore, I want to try making my granola bar. Moreover, in the past, we tend to have a chocolate chip flavor quite often. I think it would be good to try something different.
1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
1/4 cup gluten-free oat flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp coconut oil
1/4 cup & 2 tbsp natural peanut butter
3 tbsp maple syrup
3 tbsp coconut sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
Turn on the oven to 350 degrees F. Following, use an 8-inch square pan or two loaf pans.
Secondly, in a bowl, add in the dry ingredients oats, oat flour, cinnamon, and salt. Mix to combine.
Then, with a medium-size bowl, add in the wet ingredients coconut oil, peanut butter, maple syrup, coconut sugar, and vanilla. Whisk.
Then, combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients.
Next, transfer on to the baking tray.
Finally, bake for 15 – 20 minutes. The bar should be golden brown.
Allow the bars to cool before cutting.
To have a healthy bar, there are important things to pay attention to. Of course, it is important to focus on sugar. Thus, bars are better to use natural sugar from dates or natural maple syrup rather than table sugar. Furthermore, do choose good fat for the body such as nuts and seeds. These fats will make the body feel fuller. And the body will feel better. Besides, a good combination is to have good fiber, protein, and healthy fats.
Gluten-free Cheese cracker. My daughter loves cheese. As well as that my kids love both Ritz crackers and Goldfish crackers. Therefore, she tends to lean towards the old cheddar cheese, a stronger flavor. Nonetheless, I thought the cheesy cracker would be a delicious snack my kids would like. Also, these crackers can go with cream cheese on top or be made into a mini sandwich.
Gluten-free cheese cracker
1 cup gluten-free flour
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
4 tbsp butter
2 tbsp water
topping (sea salt sprinkle on the top)
Turn on the oven 350 degrees.
Next, shred the cheese.
Secondly, with a food processor, add in flour, cheese, and butter. Blend to combine the ingredients.
Then, add in water if it is too dry.
Hence, split the batter into two portions. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
Take one ball, roll the dough out on a baking tray on parchment paper.
Thus, cut into squares. Poke four holes on each cracker. Sprinkle sea salt on top.
At this time, bake for 10 – 15 minutes.
Let it cool.
Fun Cracker Toppings
slice of turkey with cheese
pesto with sprinkle cheese
avocado with tomato
gooey brie with jam
cream cheese with sundried tomato
cream cheese, tomato, and parsley
It should be noted healthy crackers depends on the toppings. Toppings dress the crackers up but do careful with the calories. As a result, snack crackers should contain fiber and be filling. Undoubtedly, the batter used to make the cracker should be nutritious such as using nut flour, whole grain, batter with shredded vegetables, and seed.
Sweet Jam thumbprint Cookies. Furthermore, there is a bakery close to our place that my son seems to love cookies from them. Unfortunately, they are not gluten-free so I decided to try making these jam thumbprint cookies. They seem fun to make. Particularly, I love these vibrant cookies with different color jam on top. Also, the cookie is very soft like butter cookies.
Jam Cookies Recipe
1 1/4 cup almond flour
1/4 cup coconut oil
3 tbsp maple syrup
1/4 cup jam (3/4 tsp per cookie)
pinch of salt
Take a bowl, add the following ingredients almond flour, coconut oil, maple syrup, and salt.
Then, wrap with the bowl with a plastic wrap. And, store in the fridge for half an hour.
Then, turn on the oven to 350 degrees F. In a baking pan, lay parchment paper.
Eventually, shape the batter into small balls. With your thumb, press down on the dough. Afterwards, scoop jam onto the center.
Next, bake approximately 10 minutes. In the end, the cookie should be golden brown. In the case, If you like the bright color of the jam, scoop more fresh jam onto the center of the cookie.
Allow the cookie to cool.
There are more popular flavors for the cookie from strawberry, raspberry, blueberry to apricot. Fun thumbprint cookie toppings would be chocolate or with a nut mixture with some sugary syrup or salty-sweet peanut butter. Otherwise, almond flour makes the cookie high in protein low in carbohydrates. Coconut oil is healthy nutrition for the body. This recipe is dairy-free and grain-free.
What is your favorite jam topping? Do try sweet jam thumbprint cookies. If you enjoy baked goods, do try a gluten-free granola bar. I would love to try more gluten-free snack ideas like kale chips.
Cute bear paw cookie. Kids are funny. My daughter heard her friend having a bear paw snack. She couldn’t stop thinking about the cookie. Lately, she kept on wanting a bear paw snack. Nonetheless, I decided to purchase a box for her. Then, I decided to try making these cookies. Therefore, the next item to make on my snack list is some gluten-free bear paws.
Cute Bear Paw Cookie
Cute Bear Paw Cookie
1 1/2 cup gluten-free flour
brown sugar 1/4 cup
unsalted butter 1/4 cup
molasses 1/4 & 1/8 cup
1 egg replacer or 1 egg (room temperature)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
dash of nutmeg
dash of clove
pinch of salt
In a microwave, melt the butter.
With a small bowl, add in sugar, egg replacer, and molasses. Afterward, do whisk together.
Next, in another bowl add in flour, spice, and salt. Mix well.
Wrap the top of the bowl, store in the fridge for 1/2 an hour. This will allow the dough to stay in shape while forming the balls.
Preheat the oven to 390 degrees. Then, place the parchment paper on the baking tray.
Hence, Scoop the dough with a spoon. Indeed, shape the dough into a ball put on a baking tray. Then, flatten the ball slightly. Finally, do the same with three small balls for the toes.
Later, bake for 10minutes.
Allow the cookies to cool.
These cookies are soft. Besides this, they remind me of a soft cake with slight spices. In particular, the cookie takes on a bear paw shape which anyone can use a cookie cutter, be super creative by drawing with icing or roll the batter into balls and shape it. Besides, children would love to bake or decorate these cookies. Thus, It should be noted that bear paw can take on a pastry form with a buttery exterior. Unquestionably, adults and kids can have a lot of fun with this.
Why not have fun with your bear paw. What type do you make? What kind do you like?
Gluten-free Snack Bars. C loves the Makegood granola bars not too sweet and they are gluten-free. The bars are nut-free and dairy-free a wonderful on the go snacks. These couple of months, I would love to try to save money by making my snacks for the kids. First, I want to make granola bars. Surprisingly, my kids are snack monsters. They love to eat. However, I believe I spend too much money on snacks. In other words, I would need to focus on homemade snacks.
Gluten-free Snack Bar recipe
1/4 cup non-dairy milk
1/4 cup nut butter(or sunflower butter)
2 cup of gluten-free quick oats
1/4 cup almond flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup dark chocolate chip
Turn on the oven to 350 degrees. Take a baking pan 8 x 8 or something larger. Subsequently, place parchment on the pan.
With a large bowl, mix gluten-free oats, almond flour, and salt.
Then, add the following honey, nut butter, and non-dairy milk. Secondly, whisk or stir together.
Scoop the mixture onto the baking tray. Spread the mixture with a spatula and press down.
Last but not least, scoop the mixture onto the baking tray. Finally, spread the mixture with a spatula and press down.
Granola Bars Types
Snack bars have much different texture from crunchy, chewy, hard, or soft. Therefore, to make the bar chewy, do add eggs to the mixture to make the snack soft. Furthermore, for a crispy bar, make the mixture is spread thinly and evenly on a baking tray. Press down firmly with something hard to take a more perfect shape. Additionally, a granola bar is fun to make by using dried fruits, or by dipping them in chocolate syrup.
Do try a gluten-free snack bar. What type of granola do you like? What type do you like to make?
Gluten-free Pretzel Bites. Ol loves the crunchy store-bought gluten-free pretzel snacks. Nevertheless, they are hard and crunchy which my son seems to love. He loves anything with a crunch especially chips. Therefore, I wanted to try making breakfast pretzel bites. Additionally, when I sprinkle kosher salt on top as a seasoning it is quite nice. These remind me of a pretzel.
Gluten-free Pretzel Bites Recipe
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
3/4 cup brown rice flour
kosher salt 1 tbsp
potato starch 1 cup
psyllium husk 1 tbsp
yeast 1 1/2 tsp
salt 1 tsp
tapioca flour 1 cup
3/4 cup white rice flour
1 tsp xanthan gum
Oil and vinegar:
1 tsp apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tbsp honey
1 tbsp butter
1 1/4 cup water (105 – 110 degrees)
1/4 cup Non-dairy milk
In a bowl, add yeast in warm water with honey. At this time, allow it to sit for 10 minutes.
With a large bowl, add baking powder, baking soda, brown rice flour, kosher salt, potato starch, psyllium husk, tapioca flour, and white rice flour. Mix well. Then, add in the yeast to the dry mixture. Not only pour in non-dairy milk but also if it is too dry. Next, do add in the olive oil and vinegar. Afterward, mix some more.
Apply olive oil all over the dough. Furthermore, cover the bowl with plastic wrap and a warm towel. Let the dough rise for an hour.
Knead the dough. Moreover, roll it out into a long line. Cut into 1 inches in size.
Finally, place onto baking tray. Leave spaces between each one. As well as that for color, brush with olive oil or butter or egg yolk on the surface. Sprinkle kosher salt on top for taste.
Bake 15 minutes in 400 degrees.
Remove from the oven. Let it cool.
Fun Pretzel Ideas
Additionally, for those who enjoys a sweet pretzel, try a cinnamon-sugar bite. As well as that those who enjoy a salty pretzel snack, pour a creamy cheddar cheese sauce on top of the snack. Other ways to make these snack tastier, do make a delicious dipping sauce to go with it. In short, sauces such as honey mustard, ranch dressing, peanut butter, or hummus.
Do try gluten-free pretzel bites. Are there pretzel bite flavors you enjoy?
Produce Cleaner. Firstly, it is nothing like using everyday ingredients to make homemade products. Also, it is easy and convenient. Besides all this they are all-natural. Certainly, the products are not made from harsh chemicals.
fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp
baking soda 1 tbsp
water 1 cup
spray bottle 1
Firstly, in a bowl, add in the ingredients lemon juice, baking soda, and water. Stir to mix.
Secondly, pour the ingredients in a spray bottle.
Shake before using it.
Furthermore, there are lots of homemade products everyone can make at home. Homemade products require some time to make the items. However, these products will be worth it. Particularly, it would be better for your health. Of course, not only would these products not need to be complicated to make. Parents will not need to worry about them being used by children. Above all, it is amazing what people can make at home from everyday items like laundry detergent, window cleaner, soap, etc.
Fun Bath Bombs. Bath bombs are great. They help to soothe achy muscles. Give relaxation to help de-stress the mind with the help of essential oils like lavender or ylang-ylang. Bath bombs can be all shapes and sizes by using molds like seashells, hearts, or cupcakes. They can be big or small in size. These bath bombs are fun and colorful. They can be in pink, blue, or in multiple colors. Fun bath bombs are like a work of art.
Fun Bath Bombs Recipe
1 cup baking soda
1/2 cup of citric acid
1/2 cup Epsom salt
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 1/2 tsp water
bath bomb molds
In a bowl, add in baking soda, Epsom salt, and cornstarch. Mix.
With a small bowl, add in wet ingredients essential oil, water, and food coloring. Stir.
Then, combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients. Finally, slowly add in the citric acid. Whisk together. Note: the citric acid will fizz. This is normal. Try to not let ingredients not react too much.
Scoop the mixture in the mold. It will be fine to overflow the mold with the mixture. Press the molds together. Let it sit for 10 minutes and tap to remove the mold. If the mixture falls apart, put it together, and try again. Let it sit a little longer and try again. Afterward, let the ball sit overnight.
The aroma of Bath Bombs
These lovely bath bombs can have an abundance of smells. They can be lavender, lemongrass, peppermint, green tea, chamomile, or cocoa butter. Also, these can be a work of art by adding lavender flowers, dried fruits, dried flowers, etc. People love bath bombs, which can bubble and fizz in the water. This creates a spa environment in your very own bathtub. Not only this, but they can also really benefit the skin.
Soothing Honeysuckle Tea. My mom has a honeysuckle plant by her front door. The aroma is a sweet and a very pleasant smell, which reminds of honey. I love the smell. This plan blooms in the summertime. There are various colors for the flower from white, yellow, to pink. This plant is quite big because it has a lot of vines with lots of flowers.
Soothing Honeysuckle Tea
1/4 cup of honeysuckle flower
1 cup of water
1 – 2 tsp of honey
Soak the flowers to clean them. Let the flower soak for 15 mins – 30 mins. Rinse. Place in a strainer.
Boil 1 cup of water.
Place the flower leaf in a cup. Pour boiled water. Let it sit for 15 minutes – 20 minutes. Then, remove the flowers.
Add in the honey. Stir.
Note: The tea can be made in large amounts. They can be stored in the fridge. Honeysuckle tea can be drunk cold or hot.
Honeysuckle tea has been used for a long time. This tea is good for the body especially to help with anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial problems. Sweet tea is good for cold, flu, or anyone with asthma. If anyone has issues with digestion, this tea will help with that. Another thing, this tea can be used as a mouth wash. Make two cups of hot water with half a cup of the honeysuckle flower. Let it cool. Strain. Take the water and rinse or gargle with the water. Besides the above benefits, honeysuckle tea helps with diabetes, arthritis, auto-immune disorders, and skin infections.
Do give honeysuckle tea a try. If you enjoy natural remedies, do try headache balm.
Gluten-free Sweet Aroma Loaf. Mashed fruits like apples or bananas make the loaf nice and moist. Also, yogurt makes baked goods soft. Furthermore, it initiates the baking process by allowing it to work with the baking soda. Therefore, this makes the loaf fluffy. The combination of brown sugar and cinnamon makes the whole house smell sweet like honey. What a lovely sweet smell.
Begin by preheating the oven to 350 degrees. Brush oil onto the loaf pan.
In a bowl, mask the bananas.
Melt the butter in a small bowl.
Then, in a medium-size bowl add the butter and bananas together. Whisk.
Whisk in the baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and sugar. Mix.
Add in the coconut flour and mix well.
Finally, pour in the batter in the loaf pan.
Bake the loaf for 35- 45 minutes.
Gluten-free flour does not act like regular flour. It does not keep the batter together. Without a doubt, need to have an experiment with different gluten-free flour mixture to hold the baked goods together. Low protein flour is rice, millet, and cornflower. High protein flour is made from legumes or beans. Do add protein flour when baking gluten-free baked goods instead of using water. Try using eggs instead of just using water. And, use xanthan gum or guar gum about 1/8 – 1/4 tsp to 1 cup of gluten-free flour. Do not add too much or the bread will be gummy.
Do try Gluten-free Sweet Aroma Loaf. If you enjoy gluten-free breakfast items, do try gluten-free bagels.
Moisturizing Honey Mask. My goal for this year is to use more natural skincare. Also, I would love to use the items in my very own kitchen. How exciting to take what is in your very own kitchen and to throw something together. This will help to save on money. Without a doubt, there would be more control and no preservatives. You would know what is in your products. Also, it would be natural. If you run out of face mask, you can easily make it right away.
Moisturizing Mask Recipe
2 tsp coconut oil
1 tsp honey
1.5 tsp vanilla extract
3 drop of vitamin E
In a bowl, add coconut oil, vanilla extract, honey and vitamin E.
Stir together. Do store in a glass jar.
Benefit of the Ingredients
Mask are important for the skin. Ingredients used are important because it helps to feed the skin, which we tend to forget. Besides ingredients like honey. Honey holds in water. Furthermore, it hydrates the skin. It has anti-bacterial properties. Apart from this, it helps with breakouts and any redness on the skin. Definitely, good for anyone with sensitive skin. Not only does honey hydrate but it acts as an exfoliant. The moisturizing honey mask is great for any skin type.
Zucchini Gluten-free Bread. Why not increase the vegetable in the diet by adding more to a breakfast item. Breakfast can be challenging to have more vegetables unless you add a vegetable smoothie or have omelets in the morning regularly. Without a doubt, do try to add some to bake goods. No one would know there are vegetables in the loaf. Undoubtedly, the loaf would be nice to moist.
Zucchini Gluten-free Bread Recipe
gluten-free 1 1/2 cup
sugar 1/2 cup
vanilla extract 2 tsp
baking soda 1 tsp
salt 1/2 tsp
cocoa powder 1/4 cup
chocolate chip 1/2 cup
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Grate the zucchini. Remove the extra liquid with a cloth by squeezing the excess water.
First, place eggs, sugar, butter, and vanilla extract in a large bowl. Stir to combine.
Next, with another bowl, add the following gluten-free flour, baking soda, cocoa powder, and salt. Mix well.
Combine together the first mixture with the second mixture.
Once combined, add in the zucchini.
Finally, add in the chocolate chips. Stir to combine.
Spray the loaf pan. Pour in the batter.
Do bake for one hour. Check the loaf with a toothpick to see if it is done.
Once done, let it cool.
Tips to add more vegetables to baked goods. Besides zucchini how about sweet potato which has a natural sweetness. Moreover, this can be mixed into the cookie batter. Also, pumpkin puree in a cupcake or muffin. Minced cauliflower or broccoli in a sandwich loaf. And, why not shredded spinach in a muffin mixture. Along with the shredded spinach, there are also thinly sliced carrots or grated ones. There are many options to add more vegetables in the diet.
Honey lavender exfoliation. Its summer. This year the weather has not been as hot as in previous years. The plants are not growing as quickly. However, summer can still be very drying for the skin. An exfoliant would be very good for dry skin.
Honey Lavender Exfoliation Body scrub recipe
lavender oil 7 drops
vitamin E 1 tsp
coconut oil 1 tbsp.
sugar 1 cup
In a medium-size bowl, add in the sugar.
Pour in the coconut oil and vitamin E oil. Mix.
Then, add in the honey. Stir to combine.
Drop-in lavender essential oil into the mixture. Do mix well.
Store in a glass jar until needed.
Depending on the ingredients, it is important to use healthy ingredients on the body. The skin absorbs what is sitting on the surface of the skin. Therefore, it is important to take care of the skin and use natural ingredients.
If you enjoy natural remedies or DIY, you can try a natural homemade bubble bath for yourself or your child. I would love to try more natural home remedies like a soothing face mask.
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Airy gluten-free pancake. My children love pancake probably due to the irresistible sweet maple syrup you can add to the pancake. This time, I want to make the pancake more nutritious and delicious on its own. Pancake with blueberry puree good for the eyesight. Nowadays, we are always looking at a screen blueberry that would help with that. Not only this, but it is also great for anyone who has high blood pressure, diabetes, and is good for mental health. I bought frozen blueberries from Costco they are big, juicy, and sweet blueberries. Fantastic to snack on.
Airy Gluten-free Pancake Recipe
1 1/4 cup gluten-free flour
4 tsp baking powder
3 tbsp butter
3 tbsp honey
1/2 cup Kirkland Frozen Blueberries
1 cup milk
pinch of salt
In a large bowl, add in all the dry ingredients gluten-free flour, baking powder, and salt.
With a small bowl, warm the butter. Then, add to the flour mixture. Mix.
Next, crack the eggs into the big bowl. Combine together.
Take a blender or food processor to pureed the frozen blueberries. Empty the puree berries into the large bowl. Stir
Turn on the stove, when the stove is warm enough to add oil. Spread it around.
Use a large spoon to scoop pancake batter into the pan. Let it cook for 3 – 5 minutes. And, then flip to the other side. Note: with the amount of water or fruit, the higher the water content. Higher chance the pancake will burn. Therefore, do keep an eye on the pancakes to prevent from burning. The pancake’s size is small good size for my children. This batter made about 10 small pancakes.
C and O love the blueberries pancakes. They had three each for breakfast and two each for after dinner. Of course, I am super excited my kids love the pancakes. These kids are super picky. No wonder people say kids can be the most difficult critic. Gluten-free pancakes can be eaten with blueberries on top with whipped cream. Or, some simple butter and syrup would be very tasty. If you love blueberries do have it with blueberries syrup.
Dinner Roll. My kids are little and they can’t eat as much as adults. Dinner rolls would be a good breakfast option for children. They can be made into mini sandwiches. Great for little fingers and easier for them to hold them. Small enough to have a balanced meal with carbohydrates, vegetables, and cheese.
Warm one cup of milk. The temperature of the liquid should be between 105 – 110 degrees. Set the timer for 10 minutes.
In a large bowl, add gluten-free flour, almond flour, xanthan gum, salt, and sugar.
Once the yeast is ready, pour in the yeast into the flour mixture. Mix.
With another bowl, warm butter, egg, apple cider vinegar, and 2 tsp of water. Stir.
Pour in the egg mixture with the flour mixture. Combine. There should be no clumps.
Take a cake pan, brush oil on it.
Furthermore, separate dough to an equal amount. Place the ball in a cake pan with one in the middle. Turn the oven to 200 degrees for proofing. After 30 seconds, turn off the oven. Wrap plastic wrap on the top and a warm towel on top.
Place pan in the oven for 35 – 45 minutes. Once done. Remove from the oven. Preheat the oven at 375 degrees. Remove the towel and plastic on the top.
Let the oven bake for 30 minutes.
Once done, allow the bake goods to cool.
Mini Sandwich Ideas
Ham and cheese sandwich
Pepperoni with cheese
Ham, pepperoni, salami, and cheese
When baking to raise the dough, you can rise the dough by using the oven to proof the dough. Another important thing to keep in mind, the warm liquid to activate the chemical in the yeast is very important. It should not be super hot. Therefore, do have liquid warmed up. Yeast should bubble.