Easy Almond Butter Granola

Easy Almond Butter Granola - Diary of a Formerly Fat Girl

Granola. It’s not exactly the sexiest food, is it? More often than not, it’s code for hippy-dippy and hyper-eco-friendly. Granola is also a source of great confusion. It’s frequently pitched as a hearty, healthy breakfast option, but an alarming number of the store bought options are loaded with sugar, fat, and calories… and are sometimes […]

Flourless Pumpkin Spice Protein Cookies

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“Cookie” might not be the right word to use here. Sort of like my popular banana-based protein cookies, these are low-cal, sugar free, vegan, gluten-free little baked morsels of pumpkiny goodness. And while their natural sweetness easily satisfies a dessert craving, they’re no one trick ponies; they’re great as a quick breakfast on-the-go or a hunger […]

Pom-Apple Spice Quinoa Granola

Pom-Apple Spice Quinoa Granola

It’s pretty hard to find someone that doesn’t like granola–the nutty-crunchy-dried-fruit goodness is pretty hard to resist.  But once a synonym for ‘healthy’, granola has fallen off of it’s high horse. News segments have pointed out store-bought brands soaring calorie counts, blog posts have railed about excessive amounts of sugar, and countless eyes have skimmed over articles […]

100% Naughty, Cheat-Day Approved Oatmeal-Peanut-Butter-Chocolate-Chippers

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  As you know, I dig a good chocolate chip cookie. One of life’s true pleasures, you can check out my favourite chocolate chipper recipe here. But sometimes, a girl needs a break from the norm on her cheat day. Enter my Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chippers. Seriously, these bad boys have something for everyone. […]

Mini Coconut Blueberry Oat Muffins

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I love to experiment with skinny version of otherwise off-limits foods. Muffins are usually full of sugar and butter, but these little baby versions are super clean and delicious when you feel like ‘just a little something’. They’re gluten free, have virtually no fat, full of fibre, and are a great way to have a […]

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