Yes, low sugar, fruit and rolled oats!
These mini chocolate chip breakfast cookies are so wholesomely delicious that you can easily eat them for breakfast or dessert! These are soy-free, peanut-free, egg-free and dairy-free! And you can modify for other dietary restrictions if you use gluten-free oats and sugar-free chocolate chips.
Ingredients: makes 18 mini cookies or 10-12 bigger cookies
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup applesauce or mashed banana
- 1/4 cup cashew butter - or allergy-friendly alternative
- 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1/16 tsp salt
- 2-3 tbsp mini chocolate chips or chunks
- 2 1/2 tbsp freeze-dried raspberries - or 1 tbsp dried fruit or more chocolate chips
- 1 tbsp sugar
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mash the applesauce or banana with the nut butter, then add all other ingredients and mix until well-combined.
- Shape into cookies using a mini cookie scoop and bake on a greased cookie sheet for around 14-16 minutes. Let them cool 10 minutes before removing from sheet.
Calories 35; Fat 2g; Protein 1g; Carbohydrate 5g; Fiber 1g; Cholesterol 0mg
We made it easier to access and navigate Biometric Screening registration (if available through your employer).
Portal Updates - A Healthier You recently launched Biometric Screening registration enhancements to make it easier to access the components of your unique employer-specific wellness activities. These enhancements are designed to:
- Reduce confusion when accessing Biometric Screening registration.
- Access improvements to the Manual Submission Form (physician form).
Biometric Screening Registration - Based on direct feedback, we enhanced the portal to easily display your information. This applies only if you are enrolled in multiple Blue KC medical insurance products.
- Navigation updates between the personalized A Healthier You portals to access Biometric Screening registration and information.
- A quicker view of scheduled appointments specific to your employer group.
- Access improvements making it easier and continuous to see your past and present Biometric Screening results.
Stay heart-healthy with seasonal, healthy foods.
- Eat a healthy snack before attending the obligatory holiday party so you aren’t as tempted.
- Find seasonal, local foods at your farmer’s market.
- Eat more vegetables, to help feel fuller longer so you avoid the sweets.
- Keep munchies at least six feet away.
- Take time to eat, and concentrate on your meal rather than rushing.
- Eat breakfast.
- Have sugar-free mints around all the time.
- Do one thing healthy before you splurge.
- Keep track of what you eat.
- Don’t keep sweets at home. Design a small container to share small samples with your guests.
- Use small plates and smaller serving utensils.
- Pour drinks into tall, skinny glasses.
- Eat with a group of people, rather than alone. You will eat up to 76 percent less.
- Stay positive, don’t put yourself down.
- Avoid fast-food places that use the color red. That can stimulate the appetite and cause you to eat more.