Healthy oatmeal cookies made with fiber-rich oats, coconut sugar and coconut oil and applesauce instead of butter. One cookie has about 115 calories! Naturally gluten-free and dairy-free.
I’ve been looking back on the EBF archives and noticed that I have a ton of awesome healthy cookie recipes, but there are a few that are old and outdated they need to be spruced up before I share them again.
These healthy oatmeal cookies are a great example. The first time I shared the recipe was back in 2012. I made the cookies for a New Year’s Eve party. They were a big hit, but the recipe needed a bit more testing and the photos were in dire need of an upgrade. It’s so funny because back in the day, my site was more of a journal so everything I posted was essentially a recap and many of the recipes I shared were things I’d only made once. Obviously, there wasn’t much recipe testing involved.
And when it came to holiday recipes, I was usually posting them after the fact. I remember one year I posted my healthy sweet potato casserole after Thanksgiving and said, “I know it’s late but you can always save the recipe and make it next Thanksgiving.” Who does that?
I quickly realized this wasn’t ideal so now I have an editorial calendar and I plan in advance what I’m going to post, with seasonal trends and holidays in mind. That way I’m posting content and recipes that are timely and useful to you when I post them. I’m honestly not the best at being ahead of schedule and having things planned out, but it’s something I’m…