Dec 122012

CONGRATULATIONS TO SUZANNE HIGBY! You are the winner of the FIVE FREE smoothies, juices, wraps or sandwiches at Native Sun Natural Foods Stores. Please go to the Baymeadows location to pick up your gift cards and mention that you are the winner of the Florida Coastal Cooking Giveaway.

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WHO would have ever guessed that five simple ingredients could be so satisfyingly delicious?

WHO would believe there is no baking?

WHO loves a giveaway??? 

Enter for a chance to win FIVE Native Sun gift cards for a free wrap, sandwich, juice or smoothie. 
[Only entries within driving distance of Native Sun Natural Foods Market, 11030 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL location please. For those of you not in the area – stay tuned! I’m working on some more fabulous giveaways!]

How to enter:

Get 1 entry: Tell us what your favorite wrap, sandwich, juice or smoothie is – whether you make it at home or buy it at Native Sun
Get a 2nd entry: Like Florida Coastal Cooking on facebook and share the giveaway.
Get a 3rd entry: Like Native Sun Natural Foods Market on facebook and share the giveaway.
And a 4th entry: Pin the giveaway on pinterest.

Please leave a separate comment for each entry.
The winner will be picked at random at 10AM est Saturday, December 15th, 2012.
Gift cards expire 12/31/2012 so act fast!
The winner can pick their 5 winning gift cards up at the baymeadows location – 11030 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL.

Happy Holidays to you from Florida Coastal Cooking and Native Sun 

Chocolate Chip Oat Bites

Mini Chocolate Chip Oat Bites

Inspired my my friend Theresa’s oatmeal ball recipe.
Makes 18 1 1/2 tsp bites
Printable Recipe
**Ingredients on sale now at Native Sun Natural Foods Market, Dec 7 – Jan 6


1 cup rolled oats**
1/4 cup Earth Balance Coconut peanut butter spread
2 Tbsp honey
2 Tbsp chocolate chips**
1/4 tsp coarse sea salt


1. Mix all ingredients well and, using a teaspoon, scoop rounded teaspoonfulls and form into ball shapes. 

Nutrition Facts
18 Servings
Amount Per Serving

Calories 52.6
Total Fat 2.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 43.5 mg
Potassium 20.1 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6.7 g
Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
Sugars 3.0 g
Protein 1.2 g

Copper 2.8 %
Iron 2.8 %
Magnesium 3.8 %
Manganese 21.4 %
Phosphorus 4.5 %
Thiamin 4.4 %
Zinc 2.3 %

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 Posted by at 10:54 pm

  10 Responses to “Mini Chocolate Chip Oat Bites and a Giveaway!!”

  1. I will have to try this version! My entry for my favorite wrap is the Tempeh Carribean wrap, and my favorite smoothie is the Raw Tropijito smoothie. I think I need to get away to the islands!!!

  2. I love Native Sun’s “The Farmer” wrap!

  3. Wow, your little lady is getting so big :) I think we’re skipping Santa this year, V is not so keep on strangers!
    I love wraps with balsamic roasted veggies and goat cheese!

  4. Entry 1: I love Native Sun’s Farmer Wrap. I can’t get enough!
    Entry 2: I pinned this to my Pinterest account.

  5. I love this website!! You are so creative and healthy!! A must for any family!!

    BTW, My favorite wrap (tough one at Native Sun) is the “Farmers Wrap”

    Thanks for sharing! Keep up the great work!!

  6. My favorite wrap is a whole wheat tortilla with hummus, spinach, avocado, tomatoes, cucumbers, and a mild cheese….warm :)

  7. my favorite smoothie is a green monster I try to have it most mornings!

  8. My favorite smoothie is made at home and is almond milk, strawberries, bananas, and mila.

  9. I love the sweet potato quesadillas wrap at Native Sun!!

  10. Bahn mi sandwich all the way!!!!

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