Pecan Apple Crisp Bars

Fall is basically here? The last few days have been pretty warm here in the midwest, but you can feel the undertone of fall! Fall means apples, and apples mean apple crisp. Pecan Apple Crisp Bars are my version of apple crisp in an easy to eat bar.

Pecan Apple Crisp Bars

My favorite season is here. I love fall. The cooler air, the colorful changing of the leaves, and back to comfort food. Apple Orchards and picking apples are a popular weekend excursion here. I must admit I have not been to our local orchards……perhaps Tim and I need to make a visit soon. Continue reading “Pecan Apple Crisp Bars”

One Bowl Blueberry Breakfast Bread

Leftover blueberries………what to do….what to do?? How about a quick bread? A special treat for breakfast with your favorite cup of Joe. One Bowl Blueberry Breakfast Bread.

One Bowl Blueberry Breakfast Bread

Writing a food blog you see like a million recipes in all your social media news feeds, just the nature of the beast! Admittedly, I am numb to soooo many recipes. But every once in a while one pops out at you…..Blueberry Oatmeal Quick Bread from Foodie Crush was that kind of recipe. Continue reading “One Bowl Blueberry Breakfast Bread”

No Bake Tropical Bites

Too hot to bake??? You bet, so don’t! No Bake Tropical Bites are a tasty trip to the Islands without the heat.

No Bake Tropical Bites

Little pop in your mouth snack that are filled with almonds, coconut, and pineapple. And the best part is you don’t have to turn on the oven.

These little bites are good for you too. Almond butter, oatmeal, and flaxseed, make them a clean eating snack as well.

No Bake Tropical Bites

Over the summer our school has a summer crew that does all the work that can’t be done during the school year. For a little extra cash I worked this summer on the paint crew. So, for those who know we well, know I LOVE TO PAINT!!!!!

No Bake Tropical Bites

Perhaps I’m slightly obsessed with painting. So, the paint crew seemed like the right choice and it was……I truly enjoyed it.

No Bake Tropical Bites

But, I had to pack a lunch everyday and I really tried to pack items that did not need refrigeration. No Bake Tropical Bites were perfect. Just popped them into a ziplock bag, and off I went. Now, I usually ate them for breakfast, they have oatmeal and that’s breakfast.

No Bake Tropical Bites

They also would make a great snack, or a sweet treat after a big meal. You know, when you have eaten a really great meal, and are stuffed, but just want something a little sweet, No Bake Tropical Bites are just the ticket.

No Bake Tropical Bites

A small sweet tropical treat. Enjoy some today!

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No Bake Tropical Bites

  • Author: Marty Boyd
  • Yield: 20 1x

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened coconut, shredded or flakes
  • 3/4 old fashioned oatmeal (not instant)
  • 1/8 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup dried pineapple, diced
  • 3/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • Extra almonds and dried pineapple for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl mix together coconut, oats, flax, almonds, and dried pineapple, set aside.
  2. In a small bowl place almond butter,maple syrup, and almond extract. Mix well.
  3. Stir the wet ingredient into the dry and stir until throughly mixed.
  4. Using a small ice cream scoop portion mixture onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. You may roll them into balls if you like. I prefer to leave the bottom flat.
  5. Store in an airtight container.

Notes

Amount depends on the size of your scoop.