Sweet Potato Pecan Cookies

This is the season for all things orange, and lately my seasonal ingredients have incorporated that warm and wonderful color.  Butternut squash went into a savory soup and pumpkin got tossed into a stick-to-your ribs fried rice.  But for the next installment I bring you something sweet from the oven: tender pecan cookies made with sweet potato.  Let baking season begin! These healthier treats make an ideal grab-and-go breakfast for cookie lovers like me.  Inspired by … Continue reading Sweet Potato Pecan Cookies

Pumpkin Coconut Bites

Pumpkin cookie dough, anyone?  Rich in coconut flavor and punctuated with pecans, eating a few of these bites offers the satisfaction of a sweet treat without sugar shock.  I started with an old recipe of mine, Chocolate Topped Acorn Bites, and came up with an even healthier paleo pumpkin snack.  These are naturally sweetened by dates and are rich in fiber and healthy oils thanks … Continue reading Pumpkin Coconut Bites