Banana Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins

1 cup plain Greek yogurt 2 ripe bananas 2 eggs 2 cups rolled oats ¼ cup brown sugar 1½ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. baking soda ½ cup chocolate chips, mini or regular Preheat oven to 400 degrees and prepare a muffin pan with nonstick spray or liners. Add all ingredients except for chocolate chips to…

Peanut Butter Oat Squares

1 cup peanut butter ½ cup honey 3 cups rolled oats Line a 9×9 pan with foil. Spray lightly with non-stick spray. Melt the peanut butter and honey together until smooth, either in the microwave or stove top. Combine mixture with oats. Press into prepared pan. Place in refrigerator until set. Cut into 20 squares….

Blueberry Oat Breakfast Bar

adapted from recipe by toneitup.com 2 cups uncooked oatmeal 1 cup almonds 2 scoops protein powder 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 1/2 cup pitted and chopped dates 1/2 cup agave or maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon vanilla pinch of sea salt In food processor, combine one cup oats, almonds, protein powder, and salt. Blend until all…

Deconstructed Do-Si-Dos

adapted from recipe by darebee.com Also known as “No-Bake Breakfast Bars,” these delicious bars were quite the hit at a recent recipe swap I attended. The name comes from one of my best friends, Liz, who said they tasted just like the famous Do-Si-Do Girl Scout Cookies. Here’s the recipe along with the nutritional info:…

Overnight Oats

¼ cup uncooked old fashioned or rolled oats ½ cup skim milk or almond milk 1 tablespoon dried chia seeds 2 teaspoons maple syrup (more or less to taste) ¼ cup blueberries or ½ banana  or 3 sliced strawberries [really any combination of fruits you’d like] Put all ingredients together in a pint size mason…

Energy Bites

adapted from recipe by Kelly Shaw Ingredients 1/2 cup freshly ground peanut butter 1/3 cup local honey 1 teaspoon vanilla pure extract 1 cup old fashioned oats 1/2 cup ground golden flaxseed [we use Bob’s Red Mill] 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips [we use Enjoy Life semi-sweet chips from Whole Foods] Directions In a mixing bowl, stir…

Crunchy Granola Bars

adapted from recipe by delectablymine.blogspot.com Ingredients 7 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups whole almonds, pecans, walnuts or peanuts 1 cup [local] honey 1 cup raw turbinado sugar [or packed brown sugar] 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon (optional, but oh so yummy!) Directions…