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No Sugar Added Pumpkin Pancakes

A yummy treat for yourself and your little one- guilt free!

No Sugar-Added Pumpkin Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 2 eggs
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground ginger
  • 2-3 Tbs water

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in blender except water and blend until smooth.
  • Add water if it is too thick (you don't want to thin it out too much). If you are making it for yourself (not a baby) you can use honey or pure maple syrup in place of water (babies should never have honey).
  • Heat skillet on low. Add cooking spray.
  • Cook pancakes on low heat, about 8 minutes per side. The pumpkin makes it a thick & sticky texture- perfect for little fingers!.
  • This is a great food to introduce as part of Baby-Led Weaning when introducing solids! Make sure baby has tried each ingredient separately before combining them to make sure there are no allergens. Cut into finger pieces for baby; no butter or syrup needed for your little one!

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Healthy Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites

While there is still some sugar in this recipe (maple syrup), there is a lot less sugar than normal cookie dough, cookies, or treats that taste like these! These are delicious & will fool anyone at your party! They will never know there is a “secret” ingredient!

 Chickpeas!

 

Healthy Cookie Dough Bites

Yields 20

A healthy & nutritious treat using only the best ingredients!

Prep Time10 min

Ingredients

1 can chickpeas, rinsed, drained and patted dry
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 Tbs vanilla extract
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup dark chocolate chips
2 Tbs coconut oil


Instructions

 

  1. Put chickpeas, peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla and salt in food processor, blender or vitamix. I used my vitamix. Blend well. This is a very thick mixture and takes some time to blend well.
  2. Take 1/4 cup chocolate chips and chop finely. Stir this into the mixture.
  3. Place in refrigerator for an hour or so to harden the "dough."
  4. Once chilled, form small balls with...
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