Cookies Recipes

Make Healthy Cookies without an Oven! | Green Our Planet Chef Demo

Did you know you can make delicious and healthy cookies without an oven? Nutrition Chef Lisa shows us how! Recipe below.

1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup raisins (also try mini chocolate chips)
1/2 cup grated carrots
1/4 cup ground flax seeds
1/4 cup sunflower seeds (can also use chopped walnuts or almonds)
1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/4 cup maple syrup or raw honey
1/2 cup peanut butter, almond butter (or any nut-free butter)
1/2 tsp cinnamon

1. In a large bowl, add all of the ingredients and stir until evenly combined. The mixture should be a little sticky.
2. Scoop a tablespoon of the mixture and roll into firmly packed balls.
3. Store protein bites in an airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to a week.

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[Music]hi everyone I’m Lisa Chet black and I’ma nutrition chef with green our planetwelcome back to my kitchen today I’mgoing to show you how to make cookieswithout even turning the oven on andthere a healthy sweet alternative theseare so healthy you can even eat them forbreakfast they’re high in protein ahealthy sweet snack and the best of allyou can customize them with differentthings that you have in your pantry solet’s get started I am super excited toshow you this recipe today these cookiesare called no bake protein bites becausethey contain a lot of protein protein isan essential building block for goodhealth and it’s important to eat itevery day and there’s lots of great waysto get protein so throughout thepresentation you’ll hear me say thatword so look for the ingredients thatcontain a lot of protein there are threemain ingredients to the base of ourcookies oatmealpeanut butter or a nut-free butter and asweetener like honey or maple syrup sothe first ingredient we’re gonna add isoatmeal oatmeal is a great source offiber and protein it’s going to help youfeel full it’s going to help yourdigestion and your heart oats alsocontains B vitamins which give you lotsof energy and it has a great source ofprotein so we’re gonna add one cup ofoats to a large bowl so the next thingwe’re gonna add is peanut butter or anut-free butter if you’re allergic tonuts we have a couple different optionswe have regular peanut butter and almondbutter or this one that we’re gonna usetodayit’s sunflower seed butter it’s madewith sunflower seeds and it’s super goodfor your immune system it has a lot ofvitamin E it’s good for your bones it’sa really great healthy alternative andit’s nice and creamy so it’s perfect touse in our cookies we’re gonna add about1/2 a cup of sunflower seed butter andI’m just gonna measure it out in ourmeasuring cup and add it right to ouroats so now we have our oats and oursunflower seed butter and we’re gonnaadd our sweetener next I’m gonna usehoney today you can also use maple syrupthis is a nice natural sweetener haslots of antioxidants and it’s good foryour heart it’s a great sweetener to addto your no-bake cookies so we’re gonnaadd about a quarter cup- artful now that we have the base of arecipe done with our oats our nut butterand our honey it’s time to add somefillings and this is where it’s fun foryou because you can look in your pantryand see what different items you can addto your cookies so what we’re gonna addfirst is raisins I love raisins nature’scandy of course it’s great if you have asweet tooth to snack on these instead ofsnacking on candy definitely a healthyalternative right so we’re gonna goahead and sprinkle some raisins in thereand then we’re gonna add some sunflowerseeds these are the seeds that we justuse that were in our nut free butterthese of course again have vitamin Egreat for our bones great for our immunesystem and they’re gonna add such a nicecrunch into our no bake cookies – andnext one of my favorites is unsweetenedcoconut these are a great source of ironzinc and fiber I love adding coconut tothe no bake cookies and onto my oatmealbowls in the morning – the next thingwe’re gonna add is ground flax seedsflax seeds are so beneficial for yourhealth I call on my brain and heart foodthey have omega-3 fats which are reallybeneficial for your health so we’regonna add about 1/4 cup of ground flaxseeds to our cookies the next ingredientwe’re gonna add is probably growing inyour school garden and that is carrotscarrots are a great source of vitamin Awhich is really good for your eyes inyour skin and also vitamin C which isgood for your immune system and they’regonna add a nice natural sweetness toour cookie the way we’re going to cutthem is by shredding them and we’regonna do that by using a box grateryou can also buy your carrots credits oryou can use a food processor to shredthem as well but today we’re gonna beusing a box grater and kids this isdefinitely one that you want to do it’slots of fun to shred your carrots nowthat we have our carrot shredded we’regonna just add that right to our bowlI’m so glad I got my son helping todayshred the carrots so now we have all ouringredients in our bowl ready to go I’mjust gonna add one seasoning and that iscinnamon cinnamon has lots ofantioxidants really healthy for you andit’s gonna add such a nice flavor to ourcookies you can also use things likenutmeg or ginger or pumpkin pie spiceall kinds of different seasonings thatyou can find in your pantry to add toyour cookies to make this your owncustomized no baked cookie you just wantto combined all your ingredients and doyou have a nice sticky mixture like thisand then it’s time to form them intoyour cookiesyou want to take about a tablespoon intothe palm of your hand and roll it into aball if you find your cookies aren’tsticking together you can add morepeanut butter almond butter or your netfree butter and your cookies ready to goyou can either eat it right awayor put it in the refrigerator and saveit for a snack that’s how easy it is tomake cookies without an oven to make ahigh-protein snack when that’s evenhealthy enough for breakfast I hope youenjoy these what other things could youadd maybe some cranberries or chocolatechips or walnuts or almonds there’s somany great things that you can add tomake these your special cookies thingsthat you have right in your pantry andthings that are your favorites I hopeyou enjoy these cookies I sure can’twait to eat them thanks so much forwatching everyone I’ll see you next time[Music][Music][Music]you[Music]you

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