Luke & Grace’s Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies 

My sweet little friend text me because she needed a “healthish” protein packed cookie for her kiddos for an after school snack.  I got to work and came up with this delicious cookie! SSSOOO GGGOOOOODDD 

5 pitted dates 

1/4 cup water 

1/2 cup coconut oil 

2 tablespoons Grassfed butter (optional) 

1/4 cup maple syrup 

1 egg 

1/4 cup almond butter 

2 teaspoons vanilla 

  • Preheat oven to 340 degrees 
  • Blend all of the above ingredients. 

1 cup cassava flour 

1/2 cup oatmeal 

1 scoop protein powder 

2 tablespoons flaxmeal 

2 tablespoons chia seeds 

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional) 

1/2 teaspoon baking soda 

1/4 teaspoon salt 

  • Combine in bowl and add the blended liquid ingredients.
  • Using cookie scoop make 12-14 balls of dough. 
  • When you place them on parchement covered sheet pan wet your fingers and flatten down the dough ball. 
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes 


World’s Best Burger 

Ok so I self proclaimed it’s the world’s best burger but I think you might agree once you make it !  For all you Trader Joes’s lovers all of the ingredients came from there ! Woooo Hooooo! I’m so excited and bummed i could only eat 2!!!!!! 

1 pound ground chicken 

1 pound ground pork 

1/2 small diced caramelized onion (save the other half for burger sauce 

3 green onions, dices 

1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped 

1 egg yolk 

1 tablespoon Harissa Sauce 

1 tablespoon granulated garlic 

1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt 

1/2 teaspoon ground pepper 

  • First small dice an onion and caramelize in your favorite fat until soft and golden brown. 

  • Combine all of the ingredients careful not to overmix. 
  • Make 8 rounds (I used a cookie scoop) 
  • Heat indoor or outdoor grill until smokey. 
  • Shape your patties and cook 4 minutes on each side. You should have nice dark grill marks. 
  • Lettuce wrap and use onion sauce. 

Shrimp Cocktail a la Fergie 

I could eat this every single day of my life !  This type of food makes me happy! Light, crunchy, tangy, spicy and so incredibly satisfying! 

Shrimp Cocktail a la Fergie 

3 pounds large/extra large cooked shrimp 

1 large red onion, diced small

4-5 roma tomato, seeded, diced 

1 whole Cilantro bunch, chopped 

4 red radish, fine diced 

4 Persian Cucumbers, diced 

2 large haas avocado, cubed 

32 ounce bottle of Organic Tomato Juice 

6 lemons, juice only 

1/4 cup Apple cider vinegar 

1/4 cup hot sauce (I used Cholula)

Salt and pepper to taste 

  • Combine all ingredients in large bowl. 
  • Adjust the salt and pepper. 
  • Allow flavors to marry at least an hour before serving. 
  • Adjust salt and pepper before serving. 

BananaMacFlax Chocolate Chip Muffins 

We are back to school here at the Ferguson Household! Wanted to welcome my favorite boy with some healthy muffins.  Dug out some frozen bananas and here you go… 

3 bananas, ripe and mashed 

1/2 cup olive oil or avocado oil 

3 eggs 

1/2 cup maple or honey 

1/2 cup milk alternative (I used almond) 

2 heaping tablespoons almond butter 

1 tablespoon vanilla 

  • Whisk all of the above and set aside. 

1 1/2 cups Cup 4 Cup Gluten Free Flour 

1/4 cup flaxmeal 

2 tablespoons chia seeds

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 

1/2 teaspoon baking powder 

1/2 teaspoon sea salt 

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 

  •  Whisk all of the above and set aside. 

1/2 cup chocolate chips

1/2 cup macadamia nuts, chopped 

Coconut Sugar for topping 

  • Mix all of the ingredients and pour into 16 cupcake molds. 
  • Sprinkle with coconut sugar and bake for 17 minutes.