June 2014 Featured Healthy Recipe










NJ Top Docs Presents, June’s Healthy Recipe! Submitted by Dr. Mike of Somerset County! Congrats on the big win, Dr. Mike! Enjoy your mention on our official Facebook, Twitter, NJ Top Docs Blog, June Newsletter, and $25 gift card!

Dr. Mike’s Power Cookie


1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce

2 TBSP almond paste

1 TBSP flaxseed oil

10 packets Truvia (or 3 TBSP)

1/4 cup Agave nectar

1 Large Egg

½ Tsp Vanilla

¾ Whole wheat flour

½ tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp black pepper

½ cup vanilla whey powder

2 cups oats

1 cup dried cherries

½ cup sliced almonds



Heat oven to 350 degrees. Beat together applesauce, almond paste, flaxseed oil, truvia, and agave nectar. Beat in egg and vanilla. Mix well, add flour, baking soda, salt, pepper, and whey powder and thoroughly mix. Stir in oats, cherries and almonds. Divide dough into 8 equal pieces and place on greased cookie sheet, flatten with spoon. Bake 16-18 minutes or until brown. Remove from oven, cool and store in a plastic container.

Serving size: makes 18 cookies

Number of Servings: 18