If you do one thing this holiday season - avoid what I call "The Holiday Death Aisle" at the supermarket and discount drug stores. That aisle is filled with brightly colored JUNK made with bleached and heavily processed flour, artificial colors derived from petroleum, nasty preservatives, GMO refined white sugars and GMO oils, and conflict palm oil.
Just because it's the holidays, you don't need to subject your body to ingredients like this!
Years ago, I stopped buying packaged holiday candies and cookies and started the tradition of baking seasonal treats with real whole food organic ingredients instead - and I've never looked back!
My new holiday cookie recipe is sure to become a favorite around here, and there's no refined sugar! These Almond Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies look a little fancy, but only take about 15 minutes of your time to put together – quicker than it would take to run to the store! Get the step-by-step directions and recipe here.
Also, if you are in the baking mood like I am around here (nesting until the baby comes!)... Here are some other holiday treat recipes that are favorites of mine. I hope you make a few of these goodies for your friends and family this holiday season.
- Classic Real Ginger Cookies
- Healthy Sugar Cookies
- Chocolate Goji Sea Salt Drops
- Gingerbread Cupcakes with Coconut Icing
- Almond Chocolate Freezer Fudge
- Candied Ginger
- Goji Berry Cookies
- Almond Butter Brownies
- Healthy Holiday Granola
- Homemade Fruit Leather (Fruit Roll Ups)
- Brownies or Cookies In-A-Jar - a great gift idea!
Feel free to share this list of recipes with your friends and family too! Let's help everyone make healthier treats this year and beyond.
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