Banana oatmeal raisin cookies

Banana Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Eating during a flare can be tough. Focusing on low-residue foods yet feeling full and satisfied while getting the proper amount of nutrients is definitely a balancing act. And, adding refined sugar to your diet during this time can only add to the inflammation already running rampant in your body. So when your sweet tooth kicks into action, finding the perfect snack can be daunting.

These banana oatmeal raisin cookies are perfect to satisfy your sweet tooth without the added refined sugar and they are full of GI-friendly ingredients. Also, thanks to the oats and bananas, they contain soluble fiber which helps in bulking and keeping your stools formed and regular. Enjoy these cookies as a snack, for breakfast, or when you feel your energy dipping mid-afternoon. They're perfect for eating on the go, and they're kid-friendly, too.  I call this a win-win!

Serving size: 1 cookie
Serves 12

Ingredients for banana oatmeal raisin cookies

  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/4 cup milk of choice
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Sea salt

Directions for banana oatmeal raisin cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients and place them evenly on a baking sheet.
  3. Sprinkle with sea salt.
  4. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown on the bottom.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 102
  • carbohydrates: 22.2g
  • cholesterol: 0mg
  • fiber: 2.6g
  • potassium: 206mg
  • protein: 2.4g
  • saturated fat: 0.2g
  • sodium: 4mg
  • sugars: 8.4g
  • total fat: 1.1g

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