Sweet Sustenance (Kris Carr)

If you like oatmeal cookies as much as I do, you’ll love this recipe. Rolled oats add a thick creamy texture and are also rich in soluble fiber, which can help you feel full for a super long time. The recipe gets a flavor boost from ground cinnamon and a touch of sweetness from lucuma powder.

Pro Tip: Lucuma is a fruit native to Peru, and powder derived from the fruit has a mildly sweet flavor that hovers somewhere between butterscotch and vanilla. As an added bonus, it can be used as a low-glycemic sweetener. You can find the powder at health-food stores and online; I like Navitas Naturals and Sunfoods brands.

INGREDIENTS
1 banana, frozen
1/3 cup rolled oats
2 tablespoons almond butter
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon lucuma powder
1 1/2 cups nondairy milk of choice

INSTRUCTIONS
1. Wash and prep all ingredients.
2. Blend and serve.

Photo Credit: Kate Lewis

See original recipe here


RECIPE COURTESY of KRIS CARR (http://kriscarr.com)

Kris Carr is a New York Times and #1 Amazon best-selling author, speaker and wellness activist. She is the subject and director of the documentary, Crazy Sexy Cancer, which aired on TLC and The Oprah Winfrey Network. Kris is also the author of the award-winning Crazy Sexy book series. Her latest books, Crazy Sexy Diet, Crazy Sexy Kitchen, and Crazy Sexy Juice will change the way you live, love and eat! Kris regularly lectures at hospitals, wellness centers, corporations such as Whole Foods, and Harvard University. Media appearances include: Good Morning America, Today, The Early Show, CBS Evening News, Access Hollywood, The Doctors, The Gayle King Show, Super Soul Sunday and The Oprah Winfrey Show. As an irreverent foot soldier in the fight against disease, Kris inspires countless people to take charge of their health and happiness by adopting a plant-passionate diet, improving lifestyle practices and learning to live and love like you really mean it. In Oprah’s words, “Kris Carr’s riveting journey started a revolution …” Her motto: Make juice not war!

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