I make my own granola bars, muffins, quick breads, cookies, whole wheat crackers, pancake mix and other desserts so I can control the amount of sugar and cut out preservatives. I use natural sweeteners like honey, maple syrup, banana, sweet potato or unsweetened applesauce. I find cinnamon makes a good replacement for sugar. I also make brownies and blondies with black beans and chickpeas. I make yogurt pops, banana pops and frozen yogurt for a replacement for frozen desserts. For easy oatmeal cookies, you can just mash a banana into some oats, unsweetened cocoa powder, add some blueberries and nuke it in the microwave for 2 mins. Popcorn is a better alternative to chips and crackers, you can add your own flavouring and goodies like nuts. Roll up sliced banana in a whole wheat tortilla with cream cheese and honey and then toast it in a pan or make your own whole wheat crepes with yogurt and fruit.
I love this blog, there are some great ideas for healthy and fun recipes for kids: www.superhealthykids.com/index.php
PS: I did find some healthy recipes for myself on this blog. ;)
You may also want to check out this one: chocolatecoveredkatie.com/recipes/
Edited by: JENNILACEY at: 12/8/2013 (07:40)
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