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Body Well Healthy Snacks

Here’s to our latest group of mamas enrolled in our Body Well 8-week program! With nutrition and fitness coaching combined, these sessions are great for when you’re antsy for a change but aren’t sure if you need a physical, mental, or spiritual boost. While we can’t provide all the magic in a blog post, here are a few favorite snack recipes to give you a small taste.

Carrot Breakfast Cookies

(Makes 12 cookies; serving size 2 cookies)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • 2 cups carrots, grated
  • 1 cup raw pecans, chopped
  • ¼ cup golden raisins
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup oil of your choice
  • ¼ cup applesauce

  1. In a blender or food processor, blend the oats until they are a flour-like substance.

  2. Add baking powder & spices to blend.

  3. Add the syrup, oil, carrots, pecans, and raisins to the bowl and blend. The dough should appear wet.

  4. Drop ¼ cup dough onto your prepared baking sheet & gently flatten each cookie to about ¾ inch thick.

  5. Bake at 375 degrees F until the cookies are golden and firm around the edges, 12-15 minutes.

  6. Cool the cookies for 10 minutes.

Green Smoothie

  • 1 cup milk, dairy or non, of your choice
  • Small handful of raw almonds
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • Large handful of spinach or kale
  • Optional: scoop of protein powder

Blend milk and almonds until smooth. Add the rest of the ingredients, blend, and enjoy.

No-Bake Oatmeal Bites

(Makes 12 Servings - Serving Size: 2 Balls)

Ingredients:

  • 1 C (dry) oatmeal
  • 1 C toasted coconut flakes
  • 1/2 C carob or mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 C peanut butter
  • 1/2 C ground flaxseed
  • 1/3 C honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Stir all ingredients together in a medium bowl until thoroughly mixed. Let chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Roll into balls about 1” in diameter. Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to 1 week. Can be frozen. Makes about 24 balls.