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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

Holiday Shopping Guide: 3 Amazing Last Minute Canadian Etsy Finds

Christmas is literally just around the corner, and with the current COVID-19 restrictions and lockdown situations happening over here in Ontario, it's starting to be increasingly hard to finish up the Christmas shopping list. In my search for last minute stocking stuffer and gift ideas, I stumbled on these Canadian made Etsy Shops offering next day shipping (score!).  Check out these three amazing last minute Canadian Etsy finds: Mala necklace by Etsy shop owner Ava Crystal. Not only is it beautiful and has calming/healing properties, but it dispatches in just one day, is Canadian owned (score!), and the shop is offering free shipping for orders in Canada and the US. Check it out here.  It wouldn't be a COVID-Christmas without a stocking full with hand sanitizer! I don't know if you share my frustration with hand sanitizer gels (they're goopy, horrible, leak out of the bottle, and I just really hate them), so I generally prefer a spray if I can find one. Love the look a