When I was living in Toronto, I was at the gym 6 days a week… Nutrition, exercise and healthy eating were a priority for me. I had a regimen that I stuck to firmly and not only did I feel amazing but I looked great too! I recently started to get back to that kind of lifestyle. It’s hard at first but as soon as you start seeing and feeling results, it seems to get easier.
Now that the warmer weather is here and summer is close by, getting back in shape is a lot more enjoyable than the colder winter months. David and I love outdoor activities. We’re both avid golfers and enjoy cycling a lot. We also like to go for long walks and with all the beautiful parks here in British Columbia, it’s a nice excuse to step out. When we know we’ll be gone for a while, we like to bring a little snack with us. It can be fruits, cut veggies or cookies but not just any kind…
This cookie recipe is so delicious! It’s not overly sweet and the list of healthy ingredients that go into it makes these cookies even more enjoyable. David likes them so much, he even has them for breakfast with his morning coffee. I’m sure they can keep well for a week but we’re not the best people to ask. Every time I make them, they disappear fast – just keep in mind that there’s only two of us here… lol!
Next time you plan an activity and want to bring a snack along, this recipe is perfect but just make sure to bring enough for everyone!
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
- 1/3 cup wheat germ
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp. baking powder
- 1/4 tsp. baking soda
- 1/8 tsp. ground Himalayan sea salt
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/3 cup coconut oil
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
- 1 1/4 cups rolled oats
- 1/2 cup butterscotch chips
- 1 cup dried cranberries (substitute dried blueberries)
- 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
- 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
- 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
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