Healthy eater with a cookie dough craving? Me too!
And life is short.
I have found that eating less processed/packaged foods and only fresh organic foods has allowed me to maintain weight even if it includes organic sweets. I have also found allowing myself what I want within the realm of organic to be a more sustainable ‘diet’ than eliminating things I ‘shouldn’t eat’ later feeling like a failure when I just really want it. Organic cooking is meant to be a fun little experiment. Play with recipes and tweak them to work for you!
All ingredients are optional. Omit the chocolate or use vegan chocolate for vegan. Use as a blueprint to create your own tasty masterpiece.
-Tastes Like Cookie Dough Bars-
Organic Ingredients¼ cup peanut butter ¼ tsp cinnamon 2 bananas, peeled and mashed handful of walnuts handful of dried cranberries/goji berries 1/2 tsp organic maple syrup 1 cup chocolate chips around 2 cups rolled oats (I think precooked works nicely.) 1/2 tsp fresh ground ginger shredded coconut
Add cinnamon, walnuts and dried berries. Mix until all ingredients are integrated well. Add rolled oats and stir. The desired dough consistency will be sticky, chunky and able to press into a crust. Sometimes I add more rolled oats to make it thicker.
Gather chocolate chips and fresh ground ginger. Warm on a low temperature while stirring often until chocolate has melted and ginger smells awesome. Remove from heat. Spoon melted chocolate evenly over ‘dough’. Sprinkle coconut and keep in freezer until serving time. Enjoy with tea and fruit for even more satisfaction!
Matilda’s relationship with food has had its ups and downs all her life. Through yoga and ayurvedic teachings she has found and practices nutritional balance. She is now dedicating herself to helping others find their balance.
In addition to yummy organic recipes, yoga thoughts, and spirituality she is the author of the hit novel Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Moe – Dating and Sexcapades of a Yogi.
What ways did you personalize this dish? Think it tastes like cookie dough?… or is it more of a gourmet Peanut Butter Cup? 🙂 Comments below!