SUN-DRIED TOMATO CHICKPEA SALAD

Healthy You, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Snacks

Move aside egg, potato, and chicken salad…There’s really nothing more satisfying in the sandwich world than a Sun-dried Tomato Chickpea Salad Sandwich! Creamy with savory flavors that pop? Yes, please! I am totally in ❤️❤️ with Chickpeas!! And why not? When you find a plant-based protein that is also full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, … Read More

CHOCOLATE SNACK BALLS

Dessert Recipes, Healthy You, Recipes, Snacks

I’m not going to lie…I’m a little bit obsessed with  chocolate protein and snack balls. And especially this recipe. These delectable little bite sized morsels are super easy, can be made with ingredients your healthy kitchen already has on hand, and they are chock full of rich, chocolatey, natural goodness. Honestly, this snack could also … Read More

POMEGRANATES TO THE RESCUE!

Healthy You, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Smoothie Recipes, Snacks

Pomegranate seeds are ideal for hormonal balance, for supporting muscle and bone mass, and for reducing risk of Cancer!….They aren’t just for Christmas, friends! Let’s just start with this position…Long before being served in Christmas side dishes, pomegranates have long stood the privileged position of being held sacred in nearly every religion. That’s powerful enough … Read More

BUCKWHEAT WIITH BERRIES

Breakfast Recipes, Healthy You, Recipes, Snacks

Warm Buckwheat “groats” with fresh blueberries and cinnamon! A favorite, ideal breakfast and perfect workout recovery fuel! 🎉🏃‍♀️❤️💪🏻👟 Buckwheat is considered an ancient grain, actually a seed, so it’s gluten free. Containing plant based protein, and 2 of your daily essential Amino Acids, it is also rich in fiber to satiate and to support digestion and … Read More

CHOCOLATE ALMOND GRANOLA BARS

Breakfast Recipes, Recipes, Snacks

Homemade granola bars…Always a favorite in our home and so easy to make. This is my Sunday afternoon prep for the week, and something satisfying that I crave after running. ENJOY! CHOCOLATE ALMOND GRANOLA BARS, by Kristen Tinker makes 12 bars INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Medjool dates 1 egg (or flax seed egg: 1 TBSP ground … Read More

BROCCOLI BITES

Healthy You, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Snacks

When Waffle Fries are Chick-Fil-A’s most popular food, (seriously, it’s true!) rather than the chicken that hails their name, that tells me we love bite-sized foods that are crunchy, salty, comforting, and easy to pop in our mouths! This shouldn’t come as a big surprise, since chips, pretzels, M&M’s, and roasted-salted nuts all pretty much … Read More

YUMBUTTER BANANA CUPS

Dessert Recipes, Recipes, Snacks

YUMBUTTER BANANA CUPS: Makes 8 cups 3 clean ingredients – so easy! INGREDIENTS 2 heaping Tbsp Yumbutter Superfood Butter Pouch with chia, hemp, and goji  *if using yumbutter pouches, this doesn’t need to be measured..simply squeeze and disperse the desired amounts 1/2 banana, sliced into 8 rings, approx 1-2 cm 1 cup dark, milk, or semi-sweet … Read More

HOMEMADE RUNNER’S GU

#FitnessFriday, Healthy You, Recipes, Snacks

We’ve all been there..It’s mile 18 of the marathon, you’re hitting “the wall,” and you squeeze down ONE…LAST…GU! At this point, you barely manage the taste, knowing fully well that your stomach is cramping up from the last three as well as the colored sports’ drinks that topped off each one. Sugar, chemicals, colors, and … Read More

SALTED PEANUT BUTTER TRUFFLES

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dessert Recipes, Recipes, Snacks

There are three things in my “naughty” food repertoire that I simply cannot live without: salt, peanut butter, and chocolate. I’m quite certain these three items were made for each other, and from the looks of the GINORMOUS Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups stocked in stores for giving this Holiday Season, I’m also confident that I’m … Read More

VANILLA CHAI ENERGY BITES

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dessert Recipes, Healthy You, Recipes, Snacks

VANILLA CHAI ENERGY BITES, Kristen Tinker There’s nothing better than having a snack you can feel good about, and these Vanilla Chai Energy Bites fit the bill completely! These ingredients hit a homerun to provide added fiber, antioxidants, heart healthy fats, antibacterial support, satiety, and delicious taste too! Best part?.. No baking, no cooking, just 7 … Read More