Snacks

  Print Toasted Coconut Trail Mix Serving size: ¼ cup Calories: 178 Fat: 11 g Ingredients 1 cup toasted coconut flakes 1 cup raw, whole almonds 1 cup pistachios, shelled 1 cup cashews, unsalted 1 cup dried cherries ½ cup dark chocolate chips Instructions Place coconut flakes in dry pan over medium/high heat. Toast flakes 2-3 minutes or…

Chia is one of the most versatile superfoods out there. It contains more calcium than a glass of milk in just one small serving. It is virtually tasteless, so you can sprinkle it on salads, throw on top of your smoothie, and even make pudding out of it. This is a great snack you can…

I’m going to pretend for a minute that when my kids walk through the door after school every day, there is a freshly prepared, perfectly nutritious snack waiting for them. Well….here’s the thing…I’m lucky to have the house cleaned, the toddler napped and happy, and myself pulled together for the day by the time they…

You know the drill…. Open the fridge door, scan its contents, shut the door in frustration that there isn’t anything that looks tempting and also readily available.    If you are like me, this can become an all too frequent occurrence. A great remedy to this is to already have things prepared that a. you like,…

There is something genuis behind the lemon, ya know? It’s beautiful, bright yellow color makes me instantly happy, invoking fantasies of sipping’ lemonade in the sunshine. I’m going to totally pretend like it didn’t snow a few days ago and summer is right around the corner. Good news is these Lemon Chia Protein Bites are…

Hummus has long been one of my favorite go-to meals. Its easy to make, portable and I usually always end up sharing it with someone. But I have a secret, I hate store bought hummus. It’s bland, not fresh and usually over garlicey. I’m not a big spicy foods person, but this Not-So-Spicy Jalapeño Hummus is super flavorful and packs tons of protein…