Healthy Snacks

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Gluten Free Vegan Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

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You might’ve just read that recipe title and thought there’s no way these cookies are going to be good. Gluten free and vegan?! But let me assure you, these cookies…

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Zesty Lemon Energy Bites to Power You Through Your Day

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Are you a fan of lemon-flavored treats? Growing up, I was never really one to reach for lemon bars on the sweets table (I’m more of a chocolate fan), but…

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Sweet Potato Toast Three Ways

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Have you caught the sweet potato toast bug? It’s become one of the most popular food trends on social media, thanks to Kelsey Preciado, blogger behind Little Bits Of. Sweet…

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35 Game Day Snacks to Get You Through Football Season

| Recipes, Snacks | 26 Comments

Do you anxiously anticipate football season? While I’m not a huge football fan, my husband is, and the only way I can get through football season is with the delicious…

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Homemade Raw Fig Newton Bars {Gluten Free}

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Are you a fan of fig newtons? One of my favorite things to do in the kitchen is to give my favorite treats a healthy, homemade makeover! These raw fig…

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No-Sugar Added Granola Clusters

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Are you looking for a healthy granola to sprinkle over yogurt for breakfast or to snack on in the afternoon that doesn’t have any added sugars? A low-sugar granola can…

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Superfood Energy Granola Bars {vegan} + GIVEAWAY!

| Recipes, Snacks | 37 Comments

Looking for a delicious snack to have on hand for when you need a little extra push to power through your day? Look no further! These homemade granola bars are…

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Clean Green Avocado Hummus {vegan}

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One of my favorite snacks to have on hand is hummus, so I thought I would put my own superfood twist on a classic in this Clean Green Avocado Hummus…

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Mango Coconut Chia Pudding {Vegan}

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Take your taste buds on a tropical getaway with this Mango Coconut Chia Pudding! A great dessert, snack, or even breakfast, this chia seed pudding is bursting with nutrients and flavor….

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Tart Cherry & Almond Protein Granola {vegan/gluten free}

| Recipes, Snacks | 25 Comments

In my household, I always have snacks on hand that are nutritious and easy to grab and go. I find that nothing is quite as versatile as homemade granola that…

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Almond Apricot (AA) Energy Bites {Gluten Free}

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I love having snack bars on hand to grab and go during a busy day, and I especially love the many different fruit and nut flavors of KIND bars. However, to make my snacks more budget-friendly, I wanted to try to recreate one of my favorite flavor combinations, almond and apricot, at home. It was a success! I even added my own little twist by drizzling chocolate over the energy bites at the very last minute. Because everything’s better with chocolate, right? Get the recipe, here.

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Cheesy Rosemary Truffle Popcorn {Vegan Modification Included}

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Do you have a love affair with truffle fries? I’ve got a healthy twist on this classic side with this recipe for cheesy rosemary truffle popcorn. This recipe can be…

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Creamy Black Bean Dip with Veggie Sticks

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Looking for a delicious appetizer to throw together for a dinner party or Super Bowl Sunday? This Creamy Black Bean Dip recipe will be sure to win over even the…

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Blueberry Vanilla Almond Granola {Gluten Free}

| Baked Goods, Recipes, Snacks | 42 Comments

Do you have a love for the crunchy, satisfying goodness of granola? I have a recipe for blueberry vanilla almond granola that is a delicious and healthy topping on yogurt,…

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How to Make Roasted Chickpeas (five ways)

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I am a huge snacker. In fact, I am notoriously known at my office for always eating. While this may be true, I can assure you that my smart snacking leads to increased energy, satiety, and focus as I try to stay on my A-game throughout the day. I am also a creature of habit, which means I usually reach for a Greek yogurt or an apple and peanut butter most afternoons, say around 3:00 pm. But every now and then, I like to shake things up a bit. Read more to learn how to roast chickpeas, plus five different flavor combinations!

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A Delicious Homemade Gift for the Holidays: Gingersnap Granola

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This gingersnap granola is the perfect homemade gift for friends and family this holiday season. Get the recipe for this easy and delicious gingersnap granola, plus printable gift tags below!…

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Baked Kale Chips with Cheesy Cashew Dipping Sauce

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Are you looking for a healthier alternative to potato chips and French onion dip? While it is hard to compete with the classic dip and chip combo, I believe I…

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4 Ways to Take Your Avocado Toast up a Notch

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I know what you’re thinking; not another post on avocado toast! But friends, let me tell you, avocado toast is my jam and it’s here to stay in our household….

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The Nutritious Benefits of Chia Seeds and Recipe: Chia Seed Pudding

| Nutrition, Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Treats | 3 Comments

I remember when I first heard about chia seeds as a food trend, I was a little concerned. For all I knew, chia seeds were meant for one purpose – to grow those furry things that many of us were fascinated with in grade school, also known as “chia pets.” But as more and more health experts buy into the benefits of chia seeds, this trend has respectively maintained its spot at the top of the food trend list for several years now. In fact, it seems to be a trend that is continually growing, as foodies and nutrition experts continually look for new ways to incorporate chia seeds into their diet. Learn more about the nutritious benefits of chia seeds, here.