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WW and Trying New Things: Breakfast Cookies

Since joining WW I've tried to go out of my comfort zone a little, forcing myself to try new things. One of those was trying new recipes. I have to say, this recipe from WW was really easy to make, was super fast in the oven, and tasted great. And as someone who hates eating breakfast, this was a fast and easy way to get some nutrients into my body early in the day (it paired really well with my coffee!). Bonus: it was gluten and dairy-free AND my kids loved it (probably because of the chocolate chips). Peanut Butter, Banana, and Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies 2-3 Personal Points per serving  Serves: 16 Serving size: 1 cookie Ingredients Banana(s):   3 small, ripe Uncooked old fashioned oats: 1.5 cups Powdered peanut butter: 1⁄3 cup Table salt: 1⁄4 tsp   Mini semisweet chocolate chips: 1⁄3 cup Instructions Preheat the oven to 350°F.  Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, mash bananas with a fork. Stir in oats, peanut butter powder, and salt, if desired.  Fold i

Fabulous Anti-Aging Beauty Finds that Help Treat Rosacea

Did you know that Rosacea affects over 3 million Canadians and nearly 16 million Americans? For a while, I literally thought I was the only one. I've dealt with Rosacea my whole life, but up until 2 years ago, I had no idea it was Rosacea. It was after pushing my doctor to send me to a dermatologist when I  was finally "diagnosed," and my journey to find the best products for skincare began. I can't say I've tried hundreds of products because, honestly, I was too nervous about making my skin worse. But what I did do, was pour myself into the Vortex of Google to find recommendations for super sensitive and rosacea-prone skin. My stipulations were: the products had to be light on the chemicals or even better, plant or essential oil-based. And most importantly, they had to have some kind of anti-ageing component because my tired old ass is almost 40, and my skin needs all the help it can get at this point! Here are a few things I've picked up recently that