5 Creative and Healthy Alternatives to “Cookies and Milk” for Santa

Skip the regular “cookies and milk” for Santa and make him a creative and healthy alternative! Here are 5 ways you could simultaneously teach your kids and Santa about the importance of healthy snacking options while still keeping the Christmas spirit. Or, maybe you’d like to a little Kaluha and enjoy these tasty treats after the kids are sleeping. That’s fine, too!

santa cookiesCOOKIE BOTTOM MILK SHAKE

Blend up your favorite protein shake and warm up your favorite cookie or brownie. Crumble and place the cookie at the bottom of the cup using a spoon. Fill up the cup with the shake, top with whipped cream, and  add a holiday inspired straw.

santa cookies6CHOCOLATE MILK WITH GINGERBREAD COOKIE TRIM

Use your favorite chocolate milk  glass and moisten the rim with any type of syrup. Turn the cup upside down and firmly dip it into a saucer filled with crushed gingerbread cookies.

 

santa cookies4HOT CHOCOLATE

Using your favorite chocolate protein shakes, replace the required amount of water with almond milk and warm up to preferred temperature prior to blending in the protein power for the most delicious and healthy hot chocolate.

BAKELESS PEANUT BUTTER AND OATMEAL COOKIESsanta cookies7 WITH COFFEE

Combine 1 1/2 cup turbinado sugar, 1/2 organic pure cocoa powder, 1/2 cup butter or substitute coconut oil, and 1/2 cup of milk or substitute almond milk, and bring to a boil on medium heat for one minute. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup peanut butter or substitute, 1 tsp vanilla and 3 1/2 cup oatmeal and let stand for 3 minutes. Drop by spoonful onto wax paper and let cool for at least 30 minutes. Serve with hemp coffee.

PUMPKIN SPICE MUFFINS WITH TEAsanta cookies3

Makes 12 muffins. Mix the following ingredients separating liquids and solids, and combining at the end.

1 1/4 cup pumpkin puree, 2 large eggs, 2 1/8 cups Organic oatmeal, 1 tsp baking powder, 2 tsp baking soda, 1 cup flour, 2 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 cup turbinado sugar, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1/4 cup oil of choice, 2/3 cup milk of choice.

Serve with hemp coffee.

 

 

By Angela Christu. Proud Momtreprenuer.  Nutrition Advocate.  CEO of Corporate Angels, LLC  and Author of “The Mom Chronicles

Angela is passionate about her family, community health, the global food crisis and empowering moms to succeed in both motherhood and business.  Please feel free to read more on her involvement in the wellness industry , follow her daily blogs of life as a stay-and-work at home mom or join her revolutionary team of independent hemp distributors out to rock the world!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s