Lauren Kelly Nutritionist

Better Health, Better Food, Better You

Please allow me to introduce you to our guest blogger, Maura Knowles!

on March 9, 2012

I am SO excited that Maura has accepted my invitation as guest blogger!  

Maura (Mo), a student at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, is also the founder of Mac–n-Mo’s Morselicious Treats. These Vegan, Gluten-free, Sodium-free, Kosher morselicious 
goodies were created by Mo for her Dad, Mac, after his quadruple bypass surgery in 

Mac-n-Mo’s Morselicious Treats are Vegan, contain NO preservatives, NO gluten, No soy*, 
NO cholesterol, NO sodium, 1 g sugar, and contain omega-3 & fiber.

Mo offers a healthy alternative to cookies and is on a mission to change the way we eat snacks & treats.

She is carving a difficult path, but is passionate and dedicated and sees herself as a pioneer in this field, which comes with many challenges and obstacle, making her more determined to succeed!

Mo writes a daily blog as THE MORSELIST including her recipe creations, healthy living tips, funny & inspiring stories. Check it out at:


makes 6 medium sized patties


3/4 cup soaked and cooked beans of your choice

1/2 cup soaked and cooked quinoa (or brown rice) BOB’S RED MILL

2 TBSP flax meal  & 1 TBSP chia seeds mixed with 1/4 cup water

(you may want to add more liquid) BOB’S RED MILL & NOW FOODS

1/4 cup MORSELICIOUS MIX (OR add 1/4 cup more quinoa)

1/3 cup diced carrots

1/3 cup diced celery

1/3 cup diced zucchini

3 diced green onion

1/4 cup sunflower seeds NOW FOODS

1/4 cup chopped almonds  BOB’S RED MILL

1/4 cup chopped cashews  NOW FOODS

*optional (2 TBSP sesame seeds)


black pepper MY SPICE SAGE

cayenne pepper


1 clove fresh garlic or garlic powder (depending on your LOVE for garlic)


fresh parsley

fresh basil or rosemary


mix ALL ingredients together in a BIG bowl

and form into patties

place onto a pan lightly greased with coconut oil

bake/grill or pan fry

until browned or crispier, if that’s your preference

SERVE with sweet potato fries, mixed green salad

or make Mo’s BOWL Meal:

(I prefer my BOWL method to the official “PLATE” method)


and add avocado, dressing (preferably CLEAN & HOME MADE)

Thank you again Mo for this yummy recipe!  Please go and “like” her at Mac -n- Mo’s Magical Morsels on Facebook!


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