Summer Please Slow Down!

We had another busy day running errands between going to swim class and nap time. At this rate August is right around the corner! No!

I brought plenty of sustenance on our errand running because I had a feeling we’d be gone awhile. Regular things like carrots, broccoli, and an apple. I did pack a little something special. Yesterday, I made chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies. You know the kind: oatmeal, peanut butter, chocolate, butter, sugar mixed together and dropped into cookies that set up in the fridge. Well, our no bake cookies did not contain the 2 cups of sugar required in other recipes but they were just as satisfying. I adapted this recipe to include melted chocolate chips and reduce the cocoa powder and sweetener.


No refined sugar or butter here! These have oats, peanut butter, chia seeds, coconut oil, banana, cocoa powder, honey, and melted chocolate chips.

Thankfully, we had nowhere to go this afternoon (first time in a week!) and the sun was peeking out. I took that as my opportunity to do the grilling I didn’t get to on Monday. Grilled veggie kabobs!! The kabobs were green pepper, mushrooms, zucchini, and onions. I also grilled jicama fries and green beans. Dinner was assembled in a bowl to make kabob bowls on a bed of spinach. To add to the yum factor I topped with a cumin coriander lemon tahini sauce (Oh She Glows).


Plant strong, baby!


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