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

HOMEMADE GRANOLA

Breakfast Recipes, Healthy You, Recipes, Snacks

Looking for a quick and easy breakfast solution? Here you go! My homemade granola is full of heart healthy oatmeal, healthy fats from the coconut oil and nuts/seeds, with a slight touch of sweet from maple syrup and dried fruit. Best part? Nothing artificial; only high quality ingredients and no guilt! This is perfect on … Read More

CHOCOLATE BANANA PROTEIN POCKETS

Breakfast Recipes, Recipes, Snacks

A perfect snack or breakfast for the whole family!…Chocolate banana protein pockets! So easy and crazy good, loaded with nutrients! 💪🏻❤️🍌 HOW TO: Mix 2 tbsp nut butter with 1 tbsp MVP Organic Chocolate Protein Powder Spread nutbutter/chocolate protein mix on 2 Ezekial sprouted grain tortillas Slice 1/2 banana on each tortilla and sprinkle 2 tsp … Read More

CHOCOLATE ENERGY BITES

Dessert Recipes, Healthy You, Recipes, Snacks

It’s February! I love this month for one reason only…It’s the month of legitimate Chocolate eating. Truly I love quality, dark chocolate. And happily it has great health benefits too!  Dark chocolate, with a high Cacao content, packs fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese, and added potassium, phosphorus, zinc, selenium, and antioxidants. You can imagine my … Read More