Keri Glassman's Healthy Kid-Friendly Recipes

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Pumpkin Pie Bites 

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons wheat germ
  • 3 tablespoons ground flax seed
  • 1 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 4 ginger snap cookies, crushed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (15 ounces) can plain pumpkin puree
  • 2 ounces coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup grade A maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat nonstick mini muffin pan with coconut oil cooking spray.
  2. Mix wheat germ, flax seed, chia seeds and ginger snaps in bowl. Add heaping teaspoon of mixture to each muffin cup. Set aside.
  3. Whisk eggs in another bowl. Add pumpkin puree, coconut milk, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla extract. Whisk to combine.
  4. Pour mixture evenly into prepared muffin cups.
  5. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until sides are sturdy and filling is set. Let cool 10 to 15 minutes before using knife to loosen and remove from pan.
  6. Combine yogurt and maple syrup in bowl. Cover and chill.
  7. Top each with dollop of yogurt mixture and sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice. Enjoy!

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 45 minutes

 

 

Chocolate Balls 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (12 large) medjool dates
  • 1/3 cup Life’s Abundance Chocolate Protein
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk

Instructions

  1. Add dates to a food processor or high-speed blender and process until they are broken down and form a large ball.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and continue processing until a dough forms, scraping down the sides as needed. The dough should stick together easily but not be overly sticky to the touch.
  3. Use a tablespoon to scoop dough and roll each portion into 1-inch balls. Coat as desired with cocoa powder, unsweetened coconut flakes, or finely crushed almonds.
  4. Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator or at room temperature for up to a week.

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes

 

 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake

Ingredients

  • 1 cup choc milk
  • 1/2 scoop choc protein powder
  • 1 tbsp. peanut butter
  • 1 banana
  • 1/3 avocado
  • 1/2 cup spinach

Instructions

  1. Blend together and enjoy! 

Recipes courtesy of Keri Glassman