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COOKIE DOUGH TO GO

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When I was little one of my sister and I loved to bake cookies! I can still hear the sound of my mom yelling at us to “to get our fingers out of the cookies dough!” but I just couldn’t help myself. I think cookie dough is probably the only thing on this planet better than actual cookies! Even now as a grown women I still find my fingers in the bowl every time I bake. It’s a bit of an addiction. Since I am one step below becoming the cookie monster I needed to find a way enjoy cookie dough more often, without all the guilt, gut rot, and work of actually making cookies. And Cookie Dough to Go was born! Cookie Dough to Go is a fast, delicious, and satisfying alternative to cookie dough that is vegan and has health benefits making it a great snack.   The Benefits of Cookie Dough to Go. Part of the reason this Cookie Dough is so much better for you is because we are replacing flour with a chickpeas. Chickpeas are an amazing source of carbs (which is needed to pr

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR MAKING SALAD DRESSING

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           I tend to eat a lot of salads and I am not going to lie I am a big salad dressing fan! It’s not a salad without dressing, but these days dressing has a really bad rep. And I totally get why. Lots of store bought dressings are loaded with sugars and processed ingredients. That’s why I opt to make my own. It’s really simple, healthier, and much cheaper! It all starts with picking the right ingredients. Starting with the oil.  Oils: Olive Oil: Olive oil is my go to oil for making salad dressings! It’s a monounsaturated fat which is a healthy fat. It’s also good for your heart because it can help lower LDL (bad cholesterol levels). Some other healthy alternatives include: ·          Flaxseeds Oil ·          Walnut oil ·          Grapeseed oil ·          Avocado oil            When picking out an oil for your salad dressing it is also important to think of quality. The quality of your product makes a difference in it’s nutrient content so try and s