Coffee Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

There’s just a hint of coffee in these cookies, and the toffee comes from a delectable combination of the first two ingredients: butter and brown sugar. The result is an irresistibly chewy cookie packed with a scrumptious combination of chocolate, coffee and almond meal.

As for their appearance, what they lack in attractiveness they [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]

Peanut Butter Gran-ookies

Imagine combining a chewy granola bar with a crispy marshmallow treat and trail mix, and you’ll have a sense of what these cookies are like. Packed full of nuts, fruit, cereal and flavor, the name Granola Cookie suits them perfectly. We thought Matt had coined a new term when he came up with Granookie, [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]

Peanut Butter & Banana Honey Granola

The quest continues…

Though smitten with both Banana Nut Granola and Peanut Butter Granola Surprise, I can’t help but continue experimenting with these peanut butter and banana granola recipes. It was such a revelation to learn that fresh bananas can be used in granola. What a great way to use the well-ripened fruit and to [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]

Protein-Powered Chocolate Nut Biscotti

This recipe was a wonderful surprise. I always hope my concoctions are at least comparable to their lower-fiber, higher-sugar counterparts, but the real reward comes when they are even better. Methinks that’s the case here.

Like my Protein-Packed Peanut Butter Granola, these biscotti not only taste fantastic, but they are also loaded with protein and [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]

Seven-Grain Rolls

After just one try, we’d have to say this recipe is a “keeper.” Intended for—and excellent as—sandwich rolls, these turned out to be just sweet enough to serve at breakfast as well. Given their multi-grain ingredients, these are surprisingly light and fluffy. You’d never guess they contain a high-protein, high-fiber combo of cracked wheat, steel [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]


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This blog is for sharing home-tested recipes with more whole grains, less fat and fewer calories than similar recipes. If you see something you like, or if you'd like to see more, let me know! - Liesl

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