Need a pick me up? Try these delicious healthy options to junk food.
2 stalks of celery cut into 3 sections 2 tablespoons almond butter small handful of dried blueberries or currants 1) Add almond butter to the inside of the celery 2) Place dried blueberries (or currants) on top in a line Viola! Simple, yummy and filling. A great snack for adults and kids.Read More
These bars make a nutritious, quick breakfast or a great gluten free snack! (Note: you can buy almond flour at many bulk food stores, health food stores or online from Honeyville or Benefit your Life. (From www.nourishingmeals.com) Dry Ingredients: 2 cups blanched almond flour 1/2 cup carob powder 1/4 cup arrowroot powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon sea salt Wet Ingredients: 2 large ripe bananas, mashed (1 heaping cup) 2 large organic eggs 1/4 cup melted virgin coconut oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 20 to 25 drops liquid stevia (or 3 tablespoons maple syrup) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Oil an 8 x 8-inch glass baking dish with coconut...Read More
This recipe is made much like whipped cream. It’s a great alternative to dairy for breakfast dishes and more! 2 cups almond milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon maple syrup Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. With a hand held electric mixer mix on medium-high speed until soft peaks form. Spoon on top of fruit for a delicious breakfast or snack.Read More
2 Quarts Iced Tea – White or Black 1 Can Frozen Cranberry Juice 1 Cup Orange Juice 1/4 Cup AgaveRead More
When your kids come home from school, you want a quick and nutritious snack. It can be easy to run by the store and pick something up. After awhile this can take a toll on the bank and the body. Here is a tasty snack that, with a little prep, can save time and money all week long. If your city has a fruit stand or a fresh market, you can find great prices on fruit to help cut the cost down. Ingredients 1 bag fresh grapes 3 fresh bananas 1 fresh cantaloupe 1 container fresh strawberries 5 small to medium sized tupperware Wash grapes and strawberries with water (or produce wash to remove chemicals). Cut bananas in ½ inch slices. Cut cantaloupe into cubes. Cut strawberries...Read More
Who doesn’t love smoothies? If you haven’t had one lately, now is the time to try these recipes. Depending on where you live, you can try fresh or frozen fruit. Plus you get a nice added bonus of calcium as these recipes incorporate plain whole-milk or Greek yogurt. Note: These recipes call for plain, whole milk yogurt. When incorporating plain yogurt into your diet you can add natural sweeteners to off-set the tartness. But do not add too much at once. Yogurt is meant as a snack or part of a meal, not a dessert. Using less sweetener allows you to appreciate the flavor of the yogurt and give a creaminess to the smoothie itself. Also, there is no need...Read More