Chocolate Cherry Oatmeal Cookies


Cookies!!! Need I say more! Chocolate, choc chips, coconut, walnuts & dried cherries – not sure I could get anything else in there!

3/4 c flour
2 TBSP cocoa
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
12 TBSP butter, softened
1/4 c white sugar
3/4 c brown or palm sugar
2 eggs
2 1/2 c rolled oats
1/2 c dried cherries
1/2 c chocolate chips
1/2 c walnuts
1/2 c coconut, shredded, unsweetened

Preheat over to 350.

Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, spices and salt.

Place butter in a mixing bowl and beat until smooth. Add sugars and beat until smooth and fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Add flour mixture. Then beat in remaining ingredients one by one.

Scoop onto baking tray lined with parchment or silicon baking mats. Bake 5 minutes they switch position, bake another 5 – 6 minutes.

4 WW PP per cookie.


Strawberry Salad


This was inspired by a recipe on thedailymeal, I added some goat cheese and swapped arugula for spinach. Yum yum!!

1 1/2 TBSP champagne vinegar
1/2 TBSP strawberry jam
1/2 tsp grapeseed oil
4 oz goat cheese
3 c arugula
1 c halved strawberries
1/4 c, sliced dry roasted almonds

Combine jam, vinegar and oil in a small jar – shake until combined.

Combine the rest of the ingredients in a bowl, toss with dressing.

Serves 2.