Thursday, January 26, 2012

Liebster Award!

I was so excited to see Anna at Crunchy Creamy Sweet awarded me a Liebster Award for my blog! She is so sweet and has an amazing blog filled with lots of goodies! What is even more awesome about her  is she is a genuinely sweet person. Please stop by and check out her blog, but be warned you might leave drooling.

I feel so honored to be recognized from Crunchy Creamy Sweet! I found my self doing the cabbage patch in the kitchen when I had received her email. I know I just dated my self but I was like a child at Christmas! I would like to thank everyone who takes the time to read the blog. You all motivate me and remind me of why I decided to start blogging! I feel so blessed to have all of you as friends!  

I would like to pass this award to 5 of my favorite foodie bloggers.I am so glad to be the fan of their blogs! So many delicious creations! Thank you all!

Food Jaunts- I love how most the recipes are healthy and delicious with wonderful combinations of  flavors.

Jenn at Gotta Love The Cupcakes- Jenn has amazing looking cupcakes and has won an award for her cup cake creations! They are simply delish!

Katie at Just Because Katie- She has a very cute blog I just started following with lots of cute design  idea's, yummy creations and great tips!

Schee Culina- She has lots of yummy recipe that will leave you drooling!                                              


Desperate House Wife In Holland- I love how unique her blog is and the cute pictures she creates!      

Please stop by and check some of my favorite bloggers!




Sunday, January 15, 2012

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Oatmeal With Agave and Flax Cookies

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It's a New Year and I have been trying to get back on track to be in shape. You see I have this lack of motivation to exercise. 3 kids, 2 dog, a husband and 1 part time job seems to fulfill my time and leave me rather tired. Well folks I am proud to say for the last few weeks I have been back on track. This last week I ran/ fast walked 3 miles a day. Who new I still could sweat so much? Hopefully this next week I will continue and be able to shave a little of my time.  The great thing about exercising I have found is the more I do it the more energy I have, it really has been rather amazing! It's better then 2 cups of coffee! I suggest if you haven't been doing it stop making excuses and go for it! You'll feel amazing if you exercise and cut out process foods from your diet!
On another note I thought I would share these delicious cookies! These are great for a healthier dessert or sweet tooth craving. No you can't eat all of these cookies and expect to be healthy, but 2 cookies to calm a sweet tooth are better then most things you could reach for other then fruit and they are  high in fiber from the whole wheat, oatmeal and flax. I subbed agave nectar for regular sugar and I still used brown sugar for a bit of caramel undertone. Agave is a lower glycemic sweetener and doesn't spike your blood sugar like traditional sweeteners and isn't artificial so it will leave your sweet tooth satisfied! The dough is a bit soft and I was worried as I was concocting these they where going to spread too much, I almost added more flour but the oats and flax helped these cookies hold there shape nicely. These where moist and delicious, the kids and husband over indulged, my cookies where all gone by this morning, I was rather sad no cookies for me tonight. Enjoy!

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