Tag: Snack

Cuizoo: feeding your wild animals

Spiced Whole Grain Pumpkin Seed Biscotti with Cranberries and White Chocolate

As I sit here watching the footage of the Chilean miners being rescued, I am struck by my own limitations (BTW, I generally like to focus on myself during situations like these).  I joked with several people today that I couldn’t even stand to be in that rescue pod for 15 minutes *above ground.*  And…
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Chocolate Coffee and Cream Cookies with Spelt Flour

Apologies for the lentil salad meltdown and thanks to those who sent words of support.  Ham bones have a way of making me crazy. Or maybe it’s motherhood and children.  Who the hell knows.  Anyhoo.  Life goes on and we still need chocolate, right?  So, I shall stay strong and carry on and only drink…
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Gluten-Free Chewy Granola Bars

So, I guess I could really title these as gluten-free, wheat-free, nut-free, egg-free, and potentially dairy-free chewy granola bars.  But that seemed a little long.  I could also add that they are quite low in sugar and could potentially be made with no added sugar at all. Can you tell I have made some New…
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Crispy Oatmeal Cookies

I have never particularly loved oatmeal cookies.  They are generally too cakey or too raisiny or too something.  It’s not that I wouldn’t eat them — but they just don’t come to mind as something I’d set out to bake.  Unless of course, I loaded them with chocolate chunks. Yesterday, amidst an impromptu playdate that…
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Allergy Friendly Chocolate Chunk Brownies

1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup water 1/2 cup soy or canola-based margarine (With no whey, etc. I use Earth Balance.) 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (I use Scharffen Berger) 2 cups white sugar 2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup chocolate chunks (chopped…
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Homemade Chewy Whole Grain Granola Bars

1 cup local honey (could probably use a little less if you want — or other sweeteners but we like the anti-allergy properties of local honey) 1 cup sunbutter (or other nut butter of your choice — we’ve got the peanut allergy to deal with) 1/2 cup melted organic butter (probably could use a bit…
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