Breakfast Menu: Super Protein Breakfast Smoothie and Hardy Breakfast Cookies

breakfast cookies

Breakfast cookies in real life! Photo courtesy of Andrea.

Super Protein Breakfast Smoothie
Makes 3 large cups

1/4 cup ground pumpkin seeds
1/2 cup yogurt
1/2 cup cooked quinoa grain or cooked barley
1 cup frozen strawberries
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
2 cups coconut milk or other milk

In a blender, mix thoroughly in order as written. Sip slowly and enjoy!

Hardy Breakfast Cookies
1 cup butter
1 cup steamed mashed squash
1/2 cup honey
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cup freshly ground Nash’s wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3 cups freshly rolled oats
1 cup raisins
1 large dollop nut butter
1/2 cup grated coconut flakes
1/4 cup pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds
1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)
Maple syrup drizzled in last so dough is not too thick

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cream butter and all other wet ingredients. In a separate bowl, mix dry ingredients, then thoroughly incorporate all until well mixed. Spoon generously on to a cookie sheet and bake for almost 10 minutes or until puffed up and golden brown.