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Baked Parsnip Chips with Olive Oil and Salt

Baked Parsnip Chips with Olive Oil and Salt

When I first started this blog, parsnips were in season, so I thought, I should make parsnip chips as one of my first blog posts. I went and bought the parsnips, sliced them, oiled them and baked them in the oven. And they came out […]

Homemade Seed Crackers using only 6 ingredients

Homemade Seed Crackers using only 6 ingredients

Crackers will always be on my top 10 favorite foods list. I like eating crackers with cheese, crackers with jam, crackers plain, nothing on it – you get the picture. So when I first made cheddar crackers a couple weeks ago, I thought why stop […]

Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies the Whole Family Will Love

Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies the Whole Family Will Love

For someone who actually doesn’t like oatmeal that much, I sure do love baking with it. I’ve made delicious no sugar strawberry banana oatmeal muffins, perfect little granola energy bites, animal shaped oatmeal cookies, mini oatmeal pumpkin toddler bites, and now this: Healthy oatmeal breakfast cookies.

Easy 5 ingredient Breakfast Cookie.

I realized, the only way I don’t really like oatmeal is in the porridge form. Go figure. But these oatmeal breakfast cookies are my favorite. Especially when loaded with walnuts, cranberries and chocolate chips.

Just look at all that goodness. Bananas, quick oats, all natural peanut butter, walnuts, dried cranberries, chia seeds and chocolate chips.

The base of these oatmeal breakfast cookies are bananas and quick oats. But the add-in options are endless. So far, this is our favorite combo. My daughter obviously loves the chocolate chips. I, think the walnuts give it the extra special touch.

Healthy No Sugar Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

There are so many reasons why I love these. They taste delicious. They’re naturally sweet. They’re healthy. They are so quick and easy to make. And it makes my daughter happy. Not to mention me. It makes me happy. Because cookies make me happy. Especially if it’s for breakfast.

It also makes a great after school snack. My daughter and I are actually munching on these as I type. Yum. Recipe below!

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Perfect Combo 15 minute healthy breakfast cookies.

Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 12 cookies


  • 1 cup of quick oats
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup of chopped raw walnuts
  • 1/4 cup of chocolate chips
  • 1/4 dried cranberries
  • 1 tbsp of chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp of all natural no sugar added peanut butter


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Mash the bananas with a fork.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  4. Scoop with heaping tablespoon onto greased cookie sheet or on parchment paper.
  5. Bake for 15 - 17 minutes.
  6. Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from: The Burlap Bag

The Perfect Little Granola Bites

The Perfect Little Granola Bites

There are two things I never buy. One, is Granola. And the other, is Granola bars. I’d much prefer to make my own. So first, here’s my go-to¬†healthy granola recipe. And next, here’s a new super healthy little granola bites recipe that I just discovered! […]

No Sugar. No Butter. Healthy Muffins for Toddlers.

No Sugar. No Butter. Healthy Muffins for Toddlers.

I never thought I’d be one of those people who had to hide vegetables in my baby’s food to get them to eat it. I love vegetables. My husband loves vegetables. And really, what’s not to like? Vegetables are delicious.¬†But I must do what I […]